Networking Technology

1121 WordsMay 7, 20125 Pages
CIS-212 Networking Technology TABLE OF CONTENTS I COVER PAGE I II TABLE OF CONTENTS ii III. INTRODUCTION 1 IV. BODY (DISCUSSION) 2 V. CONCLUSION 3 VI. BIBLIOGRAPHY/DOCUMENTATION 4 VII. APPENDIX…show more content…
Unlike most trends in the business, wireless is here to stay. Businesses and individuals both enjoy the speed and convenience of wireless networking. There are no wires to deal with, making the desk and floor space around the area less cluttered. The most common way you are going to see networks set up in the office is in what we call a client/server environment. In this case the wireless adapter inside each individual node transmits its data to a WAP. WAP stands for Wireless Access Point. The WAP is a wired controller that is tied to your server and it sends and receives all data from the wireless adapters. It is the middle-man in our little chain which links the nodes to the server. You will rarely if ever see wireless used in a workgroup because the cost is too expensive for a small company. A disadvantage of a wireless network is that the wireless networks can be difficult to set up. It can take an experienced technician many hours to get a wireless network set up and running. And depending on the conditions around the network speed can fluctuate wildly. It can be affected by anything from lightning to a radio being nearby. Voice over Internet Protocol simply means voice transmitted over a computer network. VOIP will run over any type of network. We currently use VOIP in the military. A VOIP phone allows you to connect your computer and get internet services. You can access your account on the VOIP network by a desktop telephone, a
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