Category Archives: Networking Fundamentals

Cabling Network Devices

Planning and Cabling Networks Before using a smart phone, accessing instant messaging, or conducting any number of other interactions over a data network, end devices and intermediary devices must be connected via cable or wireless connections to form a functioning network. It is this network that will support our communication in the human network. Each LAN will have… Read More »

End Devices and their roles on a Network

What are End Network Devices? The network devices that people are most familiar with are called end devices. These devices form the interface between the human network and the underlying communication network. Some examples of end devices are: Computers ,laptops, file servers, web servers. Network printers VoIP phones Security cameras Mobile handheld devices.                      Intermediary Devices and their Role… Read More »

Difference between Hubs, Switches, Routers, and Access Points

What are difference between Hubs, Switches, Routers, and Access Points Hubs, Switches, Routers, and Access Points are all used to connect computers together on a network, but each of them has different capabilities. Hubs Hubs are used to connect computers on a network so as to communicate with each other. Each computer plugs into the hub with a… Read More »