Test Bank For Data Communications and Computer Networks A Business User’s Approach 8th Edition
Chapter 1: Introduction to Computer Networks and Data Communications
- Data is information that has been translated into a form that is more conducive to storage, transmission, and calculation.
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- Some people call computer terminals thick-client workstations.
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- A type of microcomputer-to-local area network connection that is growing in popularity is the wireless connection.
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- To communicate with the Internet using a dial-up modem, a user’s computer must connect to another computer that is already communicating with the Internet.
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- It is not possible to connect two local area networks so that they can share peripherals as well as software.
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- Metropolitan area networks can transfer data at fast, LAN speeds but over smaller geographic regions than typically associated with a local area network.
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- The Internet is not a single network but a collection of thousands of networks.
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