Sunday, March 14, 2010

How to Install Network Interface Card

Before installing Network Interface Card, there are factors to consider when choosing a Network Interface Card (NIC) as discussed below?
• Computer Bus type – which should be compatible with the NIC architecture
• Networking Topology – when choosing your NIC card take into consideration the type and transmission speed of the topology
• Media type – Check out the type of your cable connection
• Network Interface Card types – they come in array of many sizes and speed performances of an Interface Cards is a key factor in Network performance. The sizes range from 8bits, 16 bits and 32bits. ISA is a 16bits handles 10mpbs and the 32 bit PCI handles the faster 100mbps
Installation Procedure
After buying NIC card you are now set for installation, follow the installation procedure as described below

How to Install Network Interface Card

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Wide Area Network

Wide Area Networking
Wide Area network is nowadays common and is mostly used by small and big organization to accomplish so many tasks at hand. WAN gives you the ability to share many resources with just a click of the mouse button. When Computers are interconnecting within a wide geographical areas or location we are referring to Wide Area Network connection. WAN also has got it many challenges that has to be taken into consideration otherwise the main objective of having a WAN what be accomplished.

WAN comprises of routers, routing protocol and transmission facilities properly constructed to enable LAN to be network together, regardless of how much geographical distance separating them. Wide Area Networks technology base include the following

· Transmission facilities

· Communication hardware including CSUS/DSUS (Channel Service Unit/Data Service Unit, routers and Switches

· Internetwork addressing

· Routing protocols
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