The Network and its Forces

I have started looking CCDA information and some of it is interesting, towards the beginning the material started out at design methodologies. It talked about the “forces” of a new network framework and in this post I’ll focus on the business forces that make a new framework necessary.

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The Three Tiers

Working towards the CCNA Cisco talks about a hierarchical network there are three layers to this design. Access Layer, distribution layer and the core layer. Each of them have their own set of functions and is also considered to be a best practice when the network continues to grow and for redundancy along with just a […]

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The Beginnings of Layer Two Redundancy

In a perfect world we would never need redundancy on a network infrastructure, but as you know as well as I know we don’t live in a perfect world. Hardware will eventually fail, bottlenecks will appear, and the speed of our network will become slower when we max the bandwidth on links. So having redundancy in routers, connections, and having a […]

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Basic Wireless Concepts

Mobility is now a common thing in a business environment, you no longer are fixed to specific cubicle in the work place anymore. What is also amazing is it will continue to change and become easier for employees to get work done, with their phone, tablet, and laptop computer. But what makes this possible? What […]

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