Ethernet cable basics

There are several different varieties of Ethernet cable that can be obtained: speed variations, crossover cables, Cat 1 to 5, Cat 5 e, Cat 6, Cat 6 a, Cat 7, Cat 8, etc.. What is CAT? Its an abbreviation of “Category“. The Ethernet cables are available in a variety of lengths as patch cables, orContinue reading “Ethernet cable basics”

Network Firewall

What is Firewall in Networking? A firewall is a security device that monitors network traffic. It protects the internal network by filtering incoming and outgoing traffic based on a set of established rules. How Does a Firewall Work? A firewall is placed on the hardware or software level of a system to secure it fromContinue reading “Network Firewall”

Network Routers

A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks. Routers represents “traffic cops” for your small business network. They keep data moving efficiently among multiple network sites as well as to your Internet service provider (ISP), and “translate” different media types and protocols. Use of Router To keep networks up andContinue reading “Network Routers”

Network Switches

To built network, switch is an essential component in their networking building plan. In a network deployment, switch channels incoming data from any of multiple input ports to the specific output port that will take the data toward its intended destination. Besides, to achieve high performance level, there are different types of switches in networking. This articleContinue reading “Network Switches”

Network Protocols and OSI Model

A network protocol is an established set of rules that determine how data is transmitted between different devices in the same network. Essentially, it allows connected devices to communicate with each other, regardless of any differences in their internal processes, structure or design. Network protocols are the reason you can easily communicate with people allContinue reading “Network Protocols and OSI Model”

Introduction to Network and Topology

Computer Network is a group of IT devices connected with each other through wires, optical fibres or optical links so that various devices can interact with each other through a network. The aim of the computer network is the sharing of resources among various devices. The purpose of having computer network is to send andContinue reading “Introduction to Network and Topology”