NTC 248 Week 1 Individual Comparing Network Components

NTC 248 Week 1 Individual Comparing Network Components

 

Resource: “The 7 Layers of the OSI Model” by Vangie Beal

 

Consider the pros and cons of working with each of the network components listed below:

 

•           Hubs, MAUs, and Repeaters

 

•           Bridges and Switches

 

•           Gateways, Firewalls, and Intrusion Detection Systems

 

•           Wireless Access Points and Analog Modems

 

•           Two additional devices not listed above

 

Create a 1-page table in Microsoft® Word or Excel® detailing the pros and cons of each network component and in which layer of the OSI model each device would be located.

 

Refer to “The 7 Layers of the OSI Model” if you need an OSI model refresher.

 

Submit the table to the Assignment Files tab.

 

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