Week 3 DQ 3

Week 3 DQ 3. Access this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings and select a peer-reviewed article on basic network topologies.  You may supplement with material from other sources, but you must have at least one peer-reviewed article.  Remember to cite your sources.


Write a 200 word response to the following questions:


Select one of the types of network processors such as hubs, switches, routers, and gateways?


·         What are the advantages and disadvantages of your selection?

·         What type of media is typically used for connectivity?

·         What are the performance specs in terms of reliability, speed capabilities, and nominal distance for reliable spans with the typical media?

·         Provide an example of how the selected network processor is used in the network.

Week 3 DQ 3