Category: Networking Fundamentals

  • 10 computer networking concepts you should master

    10 computer networking concepts you should master

    In this post, I am going to talk about the 10 computer networking concepts that every professional should master. I will also include links to the main articles of each concept.

  • 7 Layers OSI Model

    7 Layers OSI Model

    7 layers OSI model is a short name for the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model for networking. This theoretical model explains how networks behave within an orderly, seven-layered model for networked communication.

  • Layer 2 Switch

    Layer 2 Switch

    This article describes Layer 2 Switch, a form of Ethernet switch. How it operates and when to use it.

  • Data Cabling: How to plan ahead?

    Data Cabling: How to plan ahead?

    Data cabling is the rail that your valuable data travels on. It’s not “just wire”. A reliable and fast data cabling solution is a must-have for the success of your business. Data cabling is used to transmit electronic information from a source to a destination. Extensively used in computer and telecommunication systems the type of…

  • P-Series Protocols

    P-Series Protocols

    Learn what P-Series Protocols are. A group of protocols that are part of the X.400 messaging standards.

  • Networking Rack Guide: Organizing Your Devices

    Networking Rack Guide: Organizing Your Devices

    Discover the multifaceted world of networking racks, from enhancing functionality with smart accessories to adopting specialized solutions for comprehensive cable management and earthquake-proofing. This guide delves into the essential role of racks in organizing, protecting, and optimizing your network infrastructure, offering valuable insights for IT professionals navigating the complexities of modern networking environments.

  • Password Authentication Protocol (PAP)

    Password Authentication Protocol (PAP)

    In this article, we will unravel the layers of Password Authentication Protocol (PAP), exploring its operations, advantages, and its place in the ever-evolving landscape of network security protocols.

  • Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP)

    Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP)

    The Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) is a network protocol that provides end-to-end network transport functions suitable for applications transmitting real-time data, such as audio, video, or simulation data, over multicast or unicast network services. In this article: RTP Basics Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) runs on top of UDP. Specifically, audio or video chunks of data,…

  • Network of Computers

    Network of Computers

    A Network of Computers is a group of computers connected in some fashion in order to share resources. Networks with enhanced storage and server-based processing power provide users with greater functionality and security than independent or stand-alone machines. Networks ca be classified based on: Physical size They can be classified as local area networks (LANs),…

  • Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MPPP)

    Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MPPP)

    MPPP which stands for Multilink Point to Point Protocol is a protocol for inverse multiplexing of Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) communication links. Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MPPP) is an extension of the industry-standard PPP. MPPP can also be abbreviated as MP or MLP. How it works An ordinary dial-up modem connection to the Internet through an Internet…

  • Layer 4 Switch

    Layer 4 Switch

    An in-depth look at layer 4 switches, exploring their sophisticated architecture and functions. Uncover how these essential devices shape the core of modern network communication.