Wireless/Networking Sitemap - Page 5 2015-06-11

Home Network Router Advisor - Wireless Router Cost
Answer a few simple questions about your home networking goals and needs, and this interactive advisor will provide listings for suitable wireless routers.

Home Network Router Advisor - Wireless Router Security and Privacy
Answer a few simple questions about your home networking goals and needs, and this interactive advisor will provide listings for suitable wireless routers.

Home Network Router Advisor - Wireless Router Warranty
Answer a few simple questions about your home networking goals and needs, and this interactive advisor will provide listings for suitable wireless routers.

Home Network Router Advisor - Wireless Router Popularity
Answer a few simple questions about your home networking goals and needs, and this interactive advisor will provide listings for suitable wireless routers.

Home Network Router Advisor - Wireless Router Size
Answer a few simple questions about your home networking goals and needs, and this interactive advisor will provide listings for suitable wireless routers.

Home Network Router Advisor - Wireless Router Speed / Compatibility
Answer a few simple questions about your home networking goals and needs, and this interactive advisor will provide listings for suitable wireless routers.

Forum Hot Topics - Computer Networking
Find out what's new and what's hot on the Computer[R]Networking Forum. Start your own thread, post your replies, or just read what others [R]have to say in this discussion group decidated to networking.

Packet - Computer Networking Definition for Packet
(A definition.) A packet is one unit of binary data capable of being routed through a computer network. Depending on the protocol(s) they need to support, packets are constructed in some standard packet format.

MAC Addressing - Introduction to the MAC Address
The MAC address is a number used by network adapters to uniquely identify themselves on a LAN. MAC addresses are 12-digit hexadecimal numbers. MAC addresses work at the data link layer of OSI and map to IP addresses through an address resolution protocol.

Internet Protocol IP - Practice Test for IP - Internet Protocol
Internet Protocol, IP, is a key technology in computer networking. Learn about IP with this interactive practice test. Good study aid and great practice for certification exams.

Who Invented the Internet - Robert Kahn and Vinton Cerf - Internet Invention
Who invented the Internet protocol? Robert Kahn and Vinton Cerf invented IP. In 1974, Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn proposed a protocol that later became IP.

ARP - Address Resolution Protocol - Converting IP Addresses to MAC Addresses
How do you convert an IP address to a MAC address? ARP - the Address Resolution Protocol - does this job for you.

Internet Protocol (IP) Self Test
This online quiz lets you test your knowledge of the nuts and bolts of Internet Protocol (IP). Prepare for that certification exam or just refresh your memory on some of the details.

Internet Protocol (IP) Self Test
This online quiz lets you test your knowledge of the nuts and bolts of Internet Protocol (IP). Prepare for that certification exam or just refresh your memory on some of the details.

Internet Protocol (IP) Self Test
This online quiz lets you test your knowledge of the nuts and bolts of Internet Protocol (IP). Prepare for that certification exam or just refresh your memory on some of the details.

Internet Protocol (IP) Self Test
This online quiz lets you test your knowledge of the nuts and bolts of Internet Protocol (IP). Prepare for that certification exam or just refresh your memory on some of the details.

Internet Protocol (IP) Self Test
This online quiz lets you test your knowledge of the nuts and bolts of Internet Protocol (IP). Prepare for that certification exam or just refresh your memory on some of the details.

Free Kazaa FAQ - P2P Networks
Find answers to your questions about the P2P networks used by Kazaa and Kazaa Lite clients. Learn more about Kazaa's support for P2P networks.

Klite | Kazaa FAQ - Kazaa Light Internet Downloads
Find answers to your questions about the availability of KLite aka Kazaa Light / Lite. Learn more about how easy it is to find free Kazaa Light / Klite on the Internet.

Computer Networking FAQ #14 - Which Cable is Better, Solid or Stranded?
What is the difference between solid and stranded CAT5 cable, and which one is better? This networking FAQ and many others are answered here.

CCNA Certifications and You
The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification emphasizes knowledge of small home and office networking.

Cluster Computing - Cluster Network Architecture
Network clusters come in three basic flavors:[R]shared-disk, shared-nothing, and mirrored-disk. Learn something about each one[R]and how they compare to each other.

Hop - Computer Networking
(A definition.) In computer networking, a hop represents a transition point that packets traverse on the path between source and destination.

Segment - Computer Networking Definition for Segment
(A definition.) In networking, a segment is one limited-access portion of a larger network.

The 5-4-3-2-1 Rule - Computer Networking FAQ #18
What is the 5-4-3-2-1 rule of computer network design? This networking FAQ and many others are answered here.

Network Topology - Bus Topologies for Computer Networks
Bus networks (not to be confused with the system bus of a computer) are a form of network topology featuring a common backbone to connect all devices.

IP Tutorial - User Datagram Protocol
The User Datagram Protocol (UDP) may be TCP's ugly cousin, but some applications can really take advantage of its strengths.

TCP and UDP Practice Test - Test Your Knowledge of TCP and UDP Protocols
Interactive online quiz to test your knowledge of TCP and UDP. A fun and easy way to learn about computer networking technology!

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - TCP Stands For
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP practice test on About Computer Networking. What does TCP stand for?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - TCP and UDP Checksums
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP quiz on About Computer Networking. How do the use of TCP and UDP checksums differ?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - Well-known TCP and UDP Port Numbers
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP quiz on About Computer Networking. What is the range of well-known TCP and UDP port numbers?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - Registered TCP and UDP Port Numbers
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP quiz on About Computer Networking. What is the range of registered TCP and UDP port numbers?

TCP/UDP Practice Test - Test Question - Where does the Nagle algorithm run?
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP quiz on About Computer Networking. Where does the Nagle algoritm get executed?

TCP/UDP Practice Test - Test Question - Why Disable the Nagle Algorithm?
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP practice test on About Computer Networking. Why do people disable the Nagle algorithm?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - UDP Stands For
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP practice test on About Computer Networking. What does UDP stand for?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - Which Layer of the OSI Model do TCP and UDP Belong To?
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP practice test on About Computer Networking. Which layer of the OSI model do UDP and TCP belong to?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - Which Protocols Operate Above the TCP Layer?
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP practice test on About Computer Networking. Which protocols operate above the TCP layer?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - Which Protocols Operate Above the UDP Layer?
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP quiz on About Computer Networking. Which protocols operate above the UDP layer?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - What are the Benefits of UDP over TCP?
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP quiz on About Computer Networking. What are the benefits of UDP over TCP?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - What are the Benefits of TCP over UDP?
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP quiz on About Computer Networking. What are the benefits of TCP over UDP?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - Size of UDP Header
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP quiz on About Computer Networking. What is the size of a UDP header?

TCP UDP Practice Test - Test Question - Size of TCP Header
A question from the interactive TCP and UDP quiz on About Computer Networking. What is the size of a TCP header?

Build a Home Network - Number of Computers
The number of computers in your home is a key factor in determining how best to build a home network. This is one page of our script that helps you design a new home network interactively.

Build a Home Network - Mobility of Computers
The mobility of computers in your home is a key factor in determining how best to build a home network. This is one page of our script that helps you design a new home network interactively.

Build a Home Network - Operating Systems
Which operating systems you run on your home computers is a key factor in determining how best to build a home network. This is one page of our script that helps you design a new home network interactively.

Build a Home Network - Type of Internet Service
The type of Internet service you have in your home is a key factor in determining how best to build a home network. This is one page of our script that helps you design a new home network interactively.

Build a Home Network - Planned Uses
How you plan to use your home network is a key factor in determining how best to build it. This is one page of our script that helps you design a new home network interactively.

Build a Home Network - Distance or Reach Required
The further apart home computers are located, the more difficult it can be to network them. This is one page of our script that helps you design a new home network interactively.

Build a Home Network - Cost vs Ease of Installation
When building a home network, you sometimes must make tradeoffs between cost and ease of installation. This is one page of our script that helps you design a new home network interactively.

Build a Home Network - Technology Comfort Level
When building a home network, you sometimes must make tradeoffs between adopting the latest and greatest terminology, or sticking with the tried and true. This is one page of our script that helps you design a new home network interactively.

What is a Portal, Really?
Portals have great potential as a tool to deliver[R]networked information to a targeted audience.

PPPoE and You
PPPoE brings the familiar method of dial-up Internet access to broadband. Is this what DSL and cable customers really want?

PPPoE and You
PPPoE brings the familiar method of dial-up Internet access to broadband. Is this what DSL and cable customers really want?

Demystifying Apache Configuration
Apache runs on many different operating systems and remains the world's most popular Web server. Learn a little bit about its configuration files in this article.

Carnivore, Altivore, Echelon
The Carnivore network diagnostic tool (sniffer) continues to draw interest from the Net community. But have you heard of Echelon?

What is Content Management, Really?
Content management, simply stated, is the process of[R]sharing information vital to an organization.

ISPs - Before You Buy Internet Service
Choosing an ISP is increasingly difficult as more and different types of service are being offered. Start your decision making process by considering the network technology that these ISPs have to offer.

Download - Upload - Computer Networking Definitions
(A definition.) A download involves the receipt of a file from a remote network location. An upload involves the sending of a file to a remote location.

IANA - Computer Networking Definition for IANA
(A definition.) IANA is one of the primary governing bodies for Internet networking. IANA oversees three key aspects of the Internet... .

Internet - Computer Networking Definition for Internet
(A definition.) The term Internet today refers to the global network of public computers running Internet Protocol (IP). The Internet supports the public WWW and many special-purpose client/server software systems. Internet technology also supports many private corporate intranets and private home LANs.

Downstream - Upstream - Computer Networking Definitions
(A definition.) Network traffic traveling in the upstream direction is flowing away from you (or the point of reference); conversely, downstream traffic flows toward you.

Careers in Networking - Career Advice Tips Ideas Information
Thinking of starting a career in computer networking? This article offers ideas and advice.

Careers in Networking - Career Advice Tips Ideas Information
Thinking of starting a career in computer networking? This article offers ideas and advice.

Careers in Networking - Career Advice Tips Ideas Information
Thinking of starting a career in computer networking? This article offers ideas and advice.

Network Attached Storage - NAS - Introduction to NAS
NAS systems add data storage to a computer network and are an interesting alternative to traditional file servers.

Network Attached Storage - NAS - Introduction to NAS
NAS systems add data storage to a computer network and are an interesting alternative to traditional file servers.

Sockets and socket programming - introduction to sockets
Sockets are one of the most basic mechanisms of computer networking. Many of today's most popular software packages rely on sockets. Learn more about this fundamental Internet technology.

Network Disaster Recovery - Overview
IT disaster recovery and business continuity planning activities have increased substantially since the events of 11 September 2001.

Network Disaster Recovery - Overview
IT disaster recovery and business continuity planning activities have increased substantially since the events of 11 September 2001.

Cluster - Computer Networking
(A definition.) A cluster combines the resources of otherwise stand-alone devices using network technology.

Crash - Computer Networking
(A definition.) The term

Extranet - Computer Networking Definition for Extranet
(A definition.) An extranet is a computer network that allows controlled access from the outside for specific business or educational purposes.

Groupware - Computer Networking
(A definition.) Groupware is software designed to improve the productivity of teams of people working together on a network.

NAS - Computer Networking
(A definition.) A NAS system supports client/server network data storage for file sharing and backup purposes.

Node - Computer Networking Definition for Node
(A definition.) Nodes are critical elements of any computer network.

How Many Networking and IT Professionals Exist Worldwide?
How many professionals are employed in IT and networking? This networking FAQ and many others are answered here.

Computer Networking FAQ - Field Technician Salaries
What is the typical salary of a computer networking field technician? This networking FAQ and many others are answered here.

Home Networking Tutorial - The Benefits of Networking
A home networking tutorial for everyone. This online guide covers the technical aspects of home networking in layman's terms.

Home Networking Tutorial - Practice Tests for Home Networks
Increase your knowledge of home networking through this interactive tutorial in question and answer format.

Home networking quiz - Test your knowledge of home networking
Interactive online quiz to test your knowledge of home networking. A fun and easy way to learn about computer networking technology!

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - Maximum Recommended Length of CAT5 Cable
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. What is the maximum length of a CAT5 cable?

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - Range of HomePNA
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. What is the range of HomePNA 2.0 local networks?

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - Specification for Powerline Networking
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. Name a popular technical specification for powerline networking.

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - What is a Crossover Cable?
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. What is a crossover cable?

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - Crossover Cables
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. What are crossover cables also known as?

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - Serial Parallel USB Connections
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. What technology supports direct serial, parallel, and USB connections?

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - Home Connection Technology Options
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. What connection choices are available for general-purpose home networking?

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - Advantage of Ethernet
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. What is the advantage of Ethernet over alternative home network technologies?

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - Disadvantage of Ethernet
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. What is a disadvantage of Ethernet for home networking purposes?

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - Phonline Network Specification
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. Which technical specification do many phoneline network products use?

Home Networking Practice Test - Test Question - HomePNA Data Rates
A question from the interactive home networking test on About Computer Networking. What are the supported data rates of HomePNA 1.0 and HomePNA 2.0?

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Home Networking Quiz Question
A question from the interactive home networking quiz on About Computer Networking.

Build a Home Network - Wireless Home Networking
This page leads you through the steps of building a wireless home network.

Build a Home Network - Wireless Routers
This page explains how to set up a home network based on a wireless router.

Build a Home Network - Wireless Home Networking Gear
This page leads you through the steps of building a wireless home network, focusing on options for wireless network gear.

Build a Home Network - Home Networking Alternatives
This page leads you through the steps of building a wired home network, focusing on alternatives to wired Ethernet and Wi-Fi technology choices.

Build a Home Network - Wired Home Networking
This page leads you through the steps of building a wired home network.

Build a Home Network - Wired Routers
This page explains how to set up a home network based on a wired router.

Build a Home Network - Using a Hub for Home Networking
This page leads you through the steps of building a wired home network, focusing on wired Ethernet hub options for networking.

Computer Networking FAQ #4 - Can I Transfer Files Between PCs Using a Null Modem Cable?
Can I transfer files between PCs using a null modem cable? This networking FAQ and many others are answered here.

Computer Networking FAQ #7 - Why Do IPX Games Work but TCP/IP Games Fail?
Why Do IPX Games Work but TCP/IP Games Fail? This networking FAQ and many others are answered here.

Computer Networking FAQ #2 - Computer Freezes During Game Play
Why does my computer freeze during game play? This networking FAQ and many others are answered here.

Ethernet Networking Technology Tutorial - Practice Test
This online quiz lets you test your knowledge of Ethernet technology. This practice test is part of our overall Ethernet technology tutorial.

Ethernet Tutorial- Introduction to Ethernet - Cards - Cables - Fast Gigabit
Ethernet technology drives many of the world's local area networks (LANs). In this tutorial, learn about the technology behind Ethernet including cards, cables, protocols and LAN setup.

Ethernet Tutorial- Introduction to Ethernet - Traditional Fast Gigabit
Ethernet technology drives many of the world's local area networks (LANs). In this tutorial, learn about the technology behind traditional Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet.

Ethernet Tutorial- Introduction to Ethernet - Topology Protocol Devices
Ethernet technology drives many of the world's local area networks (LANs). In this tutorial, learn about the technology behind Ethernet including the CSMA/CD protocol and Ethernet devices.

Hubs - Dual-speed Ethernet for Home - Computer Networking Top Picks
Dual-speed Ethernet hubs support both 10 Mbps and 100 Mbps Ethernet devices. This list reveals the top four- and five-port hubs in this product category.

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - Bytes of MAC Addresses
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. What do the first three bytes of MAC addresses signify?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - Basic Unit of Ethernet Traffic
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. What is the smallest unit of Ethernet traffic?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - Maximum Size of Ethernet Frame
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. What is the maximum size of an Ethernet frame?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - Ethernet Preamble
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. What is the Ethernet preamble used for?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - CSMA/CD
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. What does CSMA/CD stand for?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - Ethernet Connectors
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. What type(s) of connectors do Ethernet cables use?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - How Fast is Ethernet?
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. How fast is Ethernet?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - Which Ethernet Standard is Thicknet?
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. The term Thicknet refers to which Ethernet standard?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - Which Ethernet Standard is Thinnet?
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. The term Thinnet refers to which Ethernet standard?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - Thinnet vs Thicknet?
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. Why is Thinnet Ethernet better than Thicknet?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - What is the Ethernet address?
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. What is an Ethernet address?

Ethernet Practice Test - Test Question - How Long is a MAC Address?
A question from the interactive Ethernet test on About Computer Networking. How long is a MAC address?

Fast Ethernet - Computer Networking
(A definition.) The Fast Ethernet standard extends traditional Ethernet technology to support speeds up to 100 Mbps.

Introduction to Hubs - Which Hub is Right For You?
Hubs make the networking of multiple computers in the home or office easier. What exactly is a hub, and which one is the best for you?

Introduction to SONET
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) technology offers high availability, high bandwidth signaling over fiber.

Introduction to SONET
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) technology offers high availability, high bandwidth signaling over fiber.

Linksys Etherfast Cable/DSL Routers - Linksys
The Linksys router family offers a number of features for supporting multiple computers on a DSL or cable modem connection. Linksys routers have been popular with customers, but also have suffered from their share of problems.

Linksys Etherfast Cable/DSL Router
The Linksys Etherfast router supports a variety of [R]features for supporting multiple computers on a DSL or cable modem connection.

Computer Networking FAQ #11 - What Is the Difference Between a Hub and a Switch?
What is the difference between a hub and a switch? This networking FAQ and many others are answered here.

D-Link DI-604 - Broadband Router Model DI-604 by D-Link
The D-Link DI-604 broadband router overview includes a built-in 4-port switch and a proprietary Virtual Cable Tester (VCT). D-Link ships the DI-604 with one CAT5 Ethernet cable included.

Broadband Routers - D-Link DI-704P
Broadband router overview - D-Link DI704P: broadband routers universal plug and play approximate retail price vpn ipsec linksys befsr41

Linksys BEFSR11 - Broadband Router Model BEFSR41 by Linksys
Broadband router overview - Linksys BEFSR41: linksys befsr11 model befsr41 d link di 604 approximate retail price external hub

Home Networking Tutorial - The Benefits of Networking
A home networking tutorial for everyone. This online guide covers the technical aspects of home networking in layman's terms.

FAQ - Computer Networking
(A definition.) The FAQ is a traditional way to document technology on the Net.

What is the difference between bps and Bps? About Computer Networking FAQ
What is the difference between bps and Bps?: network bandwidth bps previous question faq list related resources

Computer Networking FAQs - Tips and Tricks - Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to your computer networking questions. Learn tips and tricks for using computer networks.

Computer Networking FAQs - Tips and Tricks - Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to your computer networking questions. Learn tips and tricks for using computer networks.

Computer Networking FAQ Index
An index of questions, tips, and tricks from the world of computer networking.

Bandwidth Speed Tests - Toast.net
Bandwidth speed tests are Web pages that test the performance of an Internet connection. Do they work, or are they a waste of time?

Bandwidth Speed Tests - Toast.net
Bandwidth speed tests are Web pages that test the performance of an Internet connection. Do they work, or are they a waste of time?

DSL Crib Sheet - Introduction
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) services provide high-speed network connectivity to homes and small businesses. This article discusses the nuts and bolts of DSL technology, the DSL family tree, service availability, and more.

DSL Crib Sheet - Technology
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) services provide high-speed network connectivity to homes and small businesses. This article discusses the nuts and bolts of DSL technology, the DSL family tree, service availability, and more.

DSL Crib Sheet - Variations
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) services provide high-speed network connectivity to homes and small businesses. This article discusses the nuts and bolts of DSL technology, the DSL family tree, service availability, and more.

DSL Self Test
This online quiz lets you test your knowledge of the nuts and bolts of DSL. Prepare for that certification exam or just refresh your memory on some of the details.

DSL - Digital Subscriber Line - Free DSL Test
This online quiz lets you test your knowledge of the nuts and bolts of Digital Subscriber Line(DSL). Learn about DSL the fun and easy way.

HDSL - Computer Networking Definition for HDSL
(A definition.) High-speed Digital Subscriber Line (HDSL) is an implementation of DSL that uses multiple phone lines.

RADSL - Computer Networking Definition for RADSL
(A definition.) Rate-adaptive Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (RADSL) automatically adjusts its speed to adjust for the quality of the telephone line.

SDSL - Computer Networking Definition for SDSL
(A definition.) Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line - SDSL - is an implementation of DSL that offers high data rates for both uploads and downloads. Learn how SDSL differs from other forms of DSL.

SHDSL - Computer Networking Definition for SHDSL
(A definition.) SHDSL is a form of DSL designed to transport data across a single copper pair at data rates from 192 Kbps to 2.360 Mbps.

VDSL - Computer Networking Definition for VDSL
(A definition.) The fastest available form of DSL networking, VDSL supports incredible data rates sufficient even for High-Definition TV. To perform at this speed, VDSL relies on fiber optic cabling. Learn more about VDSL technology and VDSL service here.

DSL vs. Cable Modem Comparison - Security
Both DSL and cable modem service bring broadband networking to the home and small business at an affordable price. But what are the differences between the two?

DSL vs. Cable Modem Comparison - Security
Both DSL and cable modem service bring broadband networking to the home and small business at an affordable price. But what are the differences between the two?

DSL vs. Cable Modem Comparison - Q&A
Both DSL and cable modem service bring broadband networking to the home and small business at an affordable price. But what are the differences between the two?

DSL vs. Cable Modem Comparison - Q&A
Both DSL and cable modem service bring broadband networking to the home and small business at an affordable price. But what are the differences between the two?

DSL vs. Cable Modem Comparison - Q&A
Both DSL and cable modem service bring broadband networking to the home and small business at an affordable price. But what are the differences between the two?

Kilobyte Megabyte Gigabyte - Computer Networking Definitions - Kilobyte Megabyte Gigabyte
(A definition.) A kilobyte equals 1024 bytes, but a kilobyte per second (KBps) equals 1000 bytes per second. A megabyte and gigabyte are multiples of kilobytes.

History of Networking - About Computer Networking History
A lot can happen in a few years of Internet time. See which topics in the history of networking I've chosen as the biggest moves and shakers over the 1998-2003 time period.

Visual Networking Overview - Local Area Networks
A local area network (LAN) supports sharing resources like files, printers, and applications to a group of computers in close proximity to each other such as in an office building, a school, or a home.

Visual Networking Overview - A Simple Network
A simple network consists of two computing devices capable of making a connection and communicating with each other.

Wireless Networks - Visual Networking Overview
On a wireless network, computers communicate over microwave radio signals transmitted through the air instead of cables. This page illustrates the common types of wireless networking.

OSI Model Physical Layer One - Visual Guide to Networking
The physical layer (layer one) of the OSI model is responsible for transmission of digital bits over network communications media. This page presents an overview of the OSI model physical layer.

OSI Model Data Link Layer Two - Visual Guide to Networking
The data link layer (layer two) of the OSI model checks for physical data transmission errors and interfaces with the network layer. This page presents an overview of the OSI model data link layer.

OSI Model Network Layer Three - Visual Guide to Networking
The network layer (layer three) of the OSI model adds the concept of routing above the data link layer. This page presents an overview of the OSI model network layer.

OSI Model Application Layer Seven - Visual Guide to Networking
The application layer (layer seven) of the OSI model supplies network services to end-user applications. This page presents an overview of the OSI model application layer.

Visual Networking Overview - The OSI Model
The OSI model is a high-level approach to defining computer networks in terms of layers. This page presents an overview of the OSI model in a helpful reference diagram.

Visual Networking Overview - Wide Area Networks
A wide area network (WAN) spans a large geographic area. A WAN often contains multiple local area networks (LANs) and/or metropolitan area networks (MANs).

Visual Networking Overview - Wired Networks
A wired network requires network cables or cords to make connections between computers and other network devices. This page illustrates the common types of network wiring.

Binary and Decimal Number Converter
Use this interactive to calculator to work with binary, decimal and hexadecimal numbers. Calculate, translate and convert between binary, decimal and hexadecimal values as needed when working with computer networks and computer systems.

Modems, V.92, and You
The V.92 standard promises to make traditional modems perform better than ever before.

What is Content Management, Really?
Content management, simply stated, is the process of[R]sharing information vital to an organization.

Computer Networking in Today's Schools
Primary and secondary schools are growing their computer networking capability. Learn what's happening with school networks and decide if this investment will pay off.

Small Intranets
Intranets aren't just for very large corporations; they offer similar benefits to orgnaizations of practically any size.

Using Intranet Email Effectively (Part 1)
One of the most important fixtures of private[R]networks is the email system, yet many workgroups don't know how to use email[R]for maximum benefit.

Availability Concepts for Networks and Systems
Network availability is measured in terms of

Availability Concepts for Networks and Systems
Network availability is measured in terms of

Introduction to Residential Home Gateways
A residential / home gateway can integrate many home networking functions together in a single unit. But is there any benefit?

Introduction to Residential Home Gateways
A residential / home gateway can integrate many home networking functions together in a single unit. But is there any benefit?

Supercomputers - IBM Blue Gene - HPC
The world's most powerful network computer project will solve big problems in science and engineering.

Supercomputers - IBM Blue Gene - HPC
The world's most powerful network computer project will solve big problems in science and engineering.

Supercomputers - IBM Blue Gene - HPC
The world's most powerful network computer project will solve big problems in science and engineering.

Ethernet Switch (or Hub) Home Network Diagram
This network diagram illustrates use of an Ethernet hub or switch as part of a home network layout. Some variations on this basic network diagram will also work as described. Page 6.

Home Network Diagrams - HPNA Phoneline Networking
This network diagram illustrates use of an HPNA gateway / router as the central device of a phoneline home network layout. Some variations on this basic network diagram will also work as described. Page 7.

Home Network Diagrams - HomePlug Powerline Networking
This network diagram illustrates use of a HomePlug gateway / router as the central device of a phoneline home network layout. Some variations on this basic network diagram will also work as described. Page 8.

Home Network Diagrams - Ethernet Router
This network diagram illustrates use of an Ethernet router as the central device of a home network layout. Some variations on this basic network diagram will also work as described. Page 2.

Home Network Diagrams - Ad Hoc Wireless
This network diagram illustrates use of ad hoc wireless in a home network layout. Some variations on this basic network diagram will also work as described.. Page 5.

Home Network Diagrams - Direct Connection
This network diagram illustrates use of direct connection in a home network layout. Some variations on this basic network diagram will also work as described.. Page 4.

Home Network Diagrams - Hybrid Ethernet Router with Wireless Access Point
This network diagram illustrates use of an Ethernet router as the central device of a home network layout, but with a wireless access point attached for hybrid wired / wireless capability. Some variations on this basic network diagram will also work as described.. Page 3.

Router Warranty - What Is a Network Router Warranty?
Makers of network routers usually offer a manufacturer's warranty as part of the product. The terms of a router warranty vary greatly between vendors.

Torrent Clients - Best Bit Torrent Clients for P2P Networking
Several client applications exist for the BitTorrent P2P network. Each can download torrents well, and each has a loyal following. Try any of the BitTorrent clients listed below to find the one that's best for you.

Handsets for Skype Phone Service
A Skype phone allows you to use the popular Internet VoIP service away from your built-in PC microphone, speakers and keyboard. These Skype phones offer more convenient dialing and often cordless roaming and/or support for both traditional and Internet telephone service.

802.11g Routers - 108 Mbps 802.11g WiFi Wireless Routers
Some wireless home network routers advertise support for 108 Mbps bandwidth. That's twice the normal rating for 802.11g routers. Discover how these products work and browse some of the popular models.

Best Home Networking Books - Top Books for Building Home Networks
The best home networking books teach basic concepts, provide examples and step-by-step guidance, and avoid a condescending tone.

Active Directory - Top Books on Windows Active Directory Networking
Introduced in Windows 2000, Active Directory replaces Windows NT domain networking with a better design and improved technical foundation. Active Directory is based on standard network directory technologies.

Windows XP Service Pack 2 - SP2 Networking
Several new features and enhancements for networking are included in Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). Use this guide to learn about the latest Windows XP networking features.

Visual Index of Computer Networking Topics - Local Area Network
A local area network (LAN) supports sharing resources like files, printers, and applications to a group of computers in close proximity to each other such as in an office building, a school, or a home. Page 2.

Linksys BEFW11S4 - Wireless-B Broadband Router
The Linksys BEFW11S4 is an 802.11b WiFi wireless router. Like many other Linksys wireless routers, the BEFW11S4 includes 4 Ethernet ports for wired connections. It supports up to 128-bit WEP encryption but not WPA. Linksys no longer manufactures the BEFW11S4; it can be acquired through various reseller outlets. Page 4.

Linksys WRT300N - Linksys Wireless Router
The Linksys WRT300N is a draft 802.11n WiFi wireless router. The Linksys WRT300N utilizes MIMO technology for greatly increased bandwidth and reach over ordinary 802.11g routers. The WRT300N also supports 256 bit encryption. Page 2.

Linksys WRT54G3G-ST - Linksys Wireless Router for Mobile Broadband
The Linksys WRT54G3G-ST is an 802.11g WiFi wireless router. The Linksys WRT54G3G-ST allows Internet connections to be made to cellular data networks, allowing the router to function in mobile usage models. The WRT54G3G-ST also supports all of the traditional features one expects from a modern home network router, including WPA encryption and SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection) firewall capabilities. Linksys offers a 1-year limited warranty for the WRT54G. Page 5.

Linksys WRT55AG - Linksys Dual Band A+G Wireless Router
The Linksys WRT55AG is a dual-band 802.11a / 802.11g WiFi wireless router. The Linksys WRT54G supports all of the essential features one expects from a modern home network router, including WPA encryption and SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection) firewall capabilities. Linksys offers a 3-year limited warranty for the WRT54G. Page 3.

Visual Index of Computer Networking Topics - Wide Area Networks
A wide area network (WAN) spans a large geographic area. A WAN often contains multiple local area networks (LANs) and/or metropolitan area networks (MANs). Page 3.

Visual Index of Computer Networking Topics - Wired Computer Networks
A wired network requires network cables or cords to make connections between computers and other network devices. This page illustrates the common types of network wiring. Page 4.

Visual Index of Computer Networking Topics - Wireless Networks
On a wireless network, computers communicate over microwave radio signals transmitted through the air instead of cables. This page illustrates the common types of wireless networking. Page 5.

OSI Model - Visual Index of Computer Networking Topics
The OSI model is a high-level approach to defining computer networks in terms of layers. This page presents an overview of the OSI model in a helpful reference diagram. Page 6.

Network Diagram Layouts - Home Network Diagrams
This collection of home network diagrams covers both Ethernet and wireless layouts. Network diagrams with routers, access points, printers and entertainment consoles are included.

Home Network Diagrams - Wireless Router
This network diagram illustrates use of a wireless router as the central device of a home network layout. Some variations on this basic network diagram will also work as described.

AUP - How to Create an AUP - Acceptable Use Policy
Learn how to create or improve upon the AUP (acceptable use policy) for your private network.

Release and Renew IP Addresses on Windows 95 | 98 | ME
Step-by-step instructions to quickly release and/or renew Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows ME computers.

Download WinMX 2.6 - Free Client Downloads for WinMX 2.6 and Newer
You can download the WinMX peer to peer file sharing client from any of the locations listed below. Several different versions of WinMX are available for download. The WinMX client runs only on Windows.

Limewire File Sharing - Disable Music File Uploads in Limewire Basic
Limewire Basic is a free P2P system that includes a standard client software application. The Limewire P2P client allows file sharing (uploading) to be disabled as a means to prevent accidental sharing of copyrighted music. This page explains the steps involved to disable file sharing in Limewire.

MSN Web Messenger (a.k.a. Messeger) Downloads
MSN Instant Messenger is a popular P2P Web application. The MSN Messenger software is available for free download on the Internet. Check these locations to find an MSN Instant Messenger Web download.

Download Accelerator Plus - Find Free and DAP Premium Downloads
Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) is available as both a free package and a paid Premium version. Download Accelerator Plus and DAP Premium are available as free downloads from the following places.

Home Networking for Dummies - Dummies Series
The book Home Networking for Dummies by Kathy Ivens explains how to set up several different kinds of home networks.

Linux Kernel Programming - Linux Operating System
Third edition of this comprehensive guide to the Linux kernel covers network programming in addition to Linux device drivers, the file system, and more

Open Source Network Administration
Open Source Network Administration, by James Kretchmar, is primarily a tutorial on using Open Source utilities to manage academic networks. Written for network administrators, this book focuses on using standard technologies like SNMP, MRTG, NetFlow, and tcpdump to troubleshoot mid- to large-scale LANs.

Optimizing Network Performance with Content Switching
Book by Syme and Goldie presents an in-depth technical overview of content switching. Content switching uses application layer protocol management techniques to support load balancing, redirection, and other advanced network support functions.

Using Samba - A File and Printer Server for Heterogeneous Networks
Samba supports sharing of files and printers across different operating systems using the Session Message Block (SMB) protocol. Many Linux environments use Samba to share resources with Windows.

Designing Storage Area Networks - 2nd Edition
This practical reference for implementing Fibre Channel and IP SANs, by Tom Clark, explains many of the technical details of designing storage area networks. The revised second edition provides updated coverage of Fibre Channel technology and expands on recent developments in TCP/IP storage networking.

Virtual Private Networks - Dennis Fowler
'Virtual Private Networks' by Dennis Fowler remains one of the best introductory VPN texts around.

NetMeeting - Microsoft NetMeeting
NetMeeting is a software application for audio and video conferencing. NetMeeting features include sharing of desktop video, audio, chat and file transfer options. Microsoft ships NetMeeting included with the Microsoft Windows operating system.

WAP - Wireless Access Points and Wireless Application Protocol
The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) consists of specifications for developing and delivering content over wireless networks. Wireless access points are also sometimes called WAPs.

WML - Wireless Markup Language in Computer Networking
WML - the Wireless Markup Language - allows developers to produce content accessible to mobile wireless devices like cell phones and PDAs. WML extends technologies like HTML.

How Secure is Your Wireless Network - Safeguarding Your Wi-Fi LAN
Author Lee Barken reveals practical tips for increasing the security of a wireless home or business network. 'How Secure is Your Wireless Network' examines both the theory and practice of security in Wi-Fi networking.

Baud - Baud in Computer Networking
The term baud refers to the electrical signaling rate of modems. A baud often, but not always, represents a data rate of one bit per second.

Linksys BEFW11P1 - Linksys Wireless Broadband Gateway
The Linksys BEFW11P1 supplies affordable wireless broadband connectivity to home and small business networks.

CIDR - CIDR in Computer Networking
CIDR is an efficient method for specifying IP addresses to Internet routers. CIDR was developed in response to a shortage of IPv4 addresses caused by explosive Internet growth in the 1990s.

SS7 - SS7 in Computer Networking
SS7 provides mechanisms for exchanging special-purpose messages on public telephone networks. Using SS7, telephone companies are able to implement modern consumer telephone services such as call forwarding.

WinSock - Windows Sockets - WinSock 2.0
WinSock is the standard sockets programming API for the Windows operating system. WinSock has been the standard sockets library shipped with all versions of Windows starting with Windows 95.

Kazaa - Kazzaa in Computer Networking
Kazaa (sometimes spelled Kazzaa) is a free, distributed file sharing service that uses peer-to-peer (P2P) network technology. Kazaa / Kazzaa is most commonly used to share and download MP3 music files over the Internet.

Kazaa Lite K++ - Kazaa Light Install
Kazaa Lite K++ is a P2P file sharing software application. Kazaa Lite is a spin-off of the official Kazaa application. Kazaa Lite contains no ads, a built in privacy firewall, and other features intended to improve on the original Kazaa.

Peer Guardian and Peer Guardian 2 in P2P Networking
Peer Guardian and Peer Guardian 2 are software firewalls for Windows file sharing clients. Both instances of Peer Guardian software maintain a database of IP addresses suspected to be used by corporate entities searching for illegal file sharing activity.

What Is an RPC in Computer Networking?
RPC is a network programming model for point-to-point communication within or between software applications. In RPC, the sender makes a request in the form of a procedure, function, or method call.

What Is a Byte in Computer Networking?
A byte is a sequence of bits. In computer networking, some types of network protocols send and receive data in the form of byte sequences. These are called byte-oriented protocols.

Networking Complete - Computer Networking Reference Guide
Guide to computer networking gives an overview of the essential topics for IT professionals. The book covers networking hardware, software, security, design, and troublehsooting.

AOL Instant Messenger and AIM Express - Free Downloads
AOL Instant Messenger is a popular P2P Web application. AOL Instant Messenger software, and a related application called AIM Express, are both available for free download on the Internet. Check these locations to find an AOL messenger Web download.

Netgear WGT624 Wireless Router - Netgear WGT624 Review
The Netgear WGT624 supports 802.11g WiFi wireless networking. It offers a sleek design and desireable security features including WPA encryption and SPI firewalling. The Netgear WGT624 contains proprietary Super G technology that boosts both bandwidth and range over ordinary 802.11g routers.

WISP - Wireless Internet Service Providers
A WISP (Wireless Internet Service Provider) offers public wireless network services. WISPs often install wireless hotspots that provide Internet access and local printer access to mobile computers.

Kazaa Lite Resurrection (Resurection)
Kazaa Lite Resurrection (Resurection) is a P2P file sharing client based on the earlier Kazaa Lite K++ client. Kazaa Lite Resurrection supports the FastTrack network and does not contain any adware. Resurection also offers additional enhancements including no bit rate limits and P2P tools.

BPL - Broadband Over Power Line
BPL - Broadband over Power Line - technology makes possible high-speed Internet access over ordinary residential electrical lines. BPL offers an alternative to DSL or cable broadband Internet services.

PoE - Power over Ethernet
Power over Ethernet - PoE - technology enables ordinary Ethernet network cables to function as power cords. Power over Ethernet was designed for use with portable and wireless electronic equipment like Wi-Fi access points (APs).

IP Telephony - Computer and Internet Telephony
Telephony is a term used for voice (telephone) networking technologies. Telephony traditionally involved analog signaling over copper wire. IP telephony technology converts analog voice into digital data packets to support communication over Internet Protocol networks.

ASP - Application Service Provider
An Application Service Provider (ASP) is an business that offers software services to customers, using computer networks and the Internet as the mechanism to distribute and manage the service.

Bearshare - Free and Lite P2P Download Clients
The Bearshare file sharing client connects to the Gnutella P2P network. Bearshare exists in both a free, Lite version and a paid Bearshare Pro version that eliminates advertising contained in the free client.

eXeem and eXeem Lite Free P2P Clients
eXeem is a P2P client application based on a BitTorrent programming interface. eXeem Lite is an alternative P2P client that removes the adware associated with eXeem. Both clients are available as a free download.

Azureus - Free BitTorrent File Sharing Client
Azureus is an open-source file sharing client for the BitTorrent P2P network. Azureus runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Azureus contains a built-in Bit Torrent tracker. It also supports various plug-ins.

Bit Tornado Download - BitTornado Free BitTorrent Client
Bit Tornado is a free client application for the BitTorrent P2P network. Bit Tornado runs on Windows 95 and newer Windows operating systems. Download BitTornado from one of the locations listed.

HSDPA - High-Speed Downlink Packet Access
HSDPA is a network protocol for cellular telephone communications. HSDPA supports theoretical maximum data rates of 1.8 Mbps and higher. HSDPA is considered a third-generation (3G) wireless communication technology.

Ares Lite - About Ares Lite Edition Free Downloads
Ares Lite is a software application for sharing files on the Ares P2P network. Ares Lite contains the same sharing features as Ares Regular, but all genuine Ares Lite installations are free of adware.

Ares Galaxy - Free P2P Client
The Ares Galaxy free P2P client for Windows connects exclusively to the Ares file sharing network. Ares Galaxy provides a modern user interface for the Ares P2P network which supports multisource downloads and easy file publishing. Some free Ares Galaxy downloads contain third-party software.

Warez P2P Free Download - Warez P2P Downloads
Warez P2P is an alternative client application used to connect to the Ares file sharing network. Warez P2P began as a clone of the standard Ares Galaxy client but has since forked off to become a completely separate application.

Ares Lite and Ares Galaxy Free P2P Downloads
Ares Galaxy is a full-featured P2P network with its own file sharing client. Free Ares Lite and Regular Edition client downloads exist along with supporting tools. Locate an Ares download here.

Finding Dead AIM Free Downloads
Although Dead AIM has changed from free to paid downloads in the newer releases, free downloads for the Dead AIM client application are still available on the Internet. Here are some places to find a free (and paid) Dead AIM download.

What Is AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)?
AIM is the AOL instant messaging (IM) application. The AIM client application is a free download that runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh and other operating systems. AIM supports peer to peer instant messaging over the Internet.

Bit Torrents in P2P Networking
Bit Torrents are small text files that can be downloaded from P2P Web sites. The text file contains the location and other identifying information for the actual data files. Bit Torrents can be download from the BitTorrent peer to peer network.

Hosting - Network File Hosting
The term hosting refers to a site or service that maintains files on behalf of clients. Besides Web hosting services, other types of network file hosting services are common including FTP sites and shared network folders on a PC.

iMesh - Free and Lite P2P Clients
iMesh is a popular P2P file sharing program. The iMesh client is available in numerous languages around the world. Learn more about this technology and where to find a free iMesh download.

LimeWire - Free and Pro P2P Download Clients - 4.8 - 4.9 - 4.10
The standard Limewire file sharing client connects to the Gnutella P2P network. The free Limewire client does not contain any bundled spyware programs. Limewire Pro, the paid version, eliminates the advertising contained in the free client.

Overnet /eDonkey P2P File Sharing Client
Overnet / eDonkey is a state-of-the-art P2P system. Especially popular in Europe, the two P2P networks eDonkey and Overnet combined support a large base of users and files. The eDonkey/Overnet free client download runs on Windows, Linux and Macintosh computers.

WinMX P2P File Sharing Client
WinMX is a free, popular P2P client for Windows computers. The WinMX client supports sharing of music and other files across a closed peer-to-peer network. Networking features offered by WinMX include throttling and queueing.

Kilobit Megabit Gigabit - Computer Networking
A kilobit in computer networking normally represents 1000 bits of data. Much larger amounts of data can also be represented in units of megabits or gigabits. Kilobits, megabits and gigabits traveling over a computer network are typically measured per second.

UPnP - Universal Plug and Play
UPnP is a standard technology framework for simplifying the connection of network devices. UPnP is based on Internet Protocol (IP) addressing and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). The UPnP Forum organizes UPnP initiatives.

RFID - Radio Frequency Identification
RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. RFID uses a wireless radio frequency system to read data from and write data to special-purpose RFID chips for the primary purpose of tracking mobile objects.

API - Application Programming Interface
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) provide controlled access to software libraries and modules. Networking APIs like WinSock are entry points to libraries that implement network communication protocols.

SSH - Secure Shell
SSH is a remote login application useful for making command line connections between two computers. SSH is available for Windows, Linux and other operating systems.

Yahoo Messenger Invisible Hack - What Is It?
The Yahoo Messenger invisible hack is any of several methods people can use to defeat the connection status hiding feature of the Yahoo IM network. The Yahoo IM network monitors the connection of all users and shows the online or offline status of each for everyone to see. Yahoo Messenger also has a setting allowing you to hide your status and show offline even if connected.

WinMX Help - What Happened to the WinMX Network?
The WinMX P2P file sharing network has undergone many changes over its long history. Get help with WinMX and find out where the WinMX network stands today.

What Is Wireless USB?
Wireless USB is a term that can refer to any of several technologies that utilize a computer's USB ports for wireless local networking. Wireless USB can involve wireless communication standards like ultra-wide band, Wi-Fi, or Bluetooth.

Spyware Download - How Does Spyware Download Onto a Computer?
Spyware software can download onto a computer in several ways. This page explains the ways spyware software can inadvertently be downloaded from the Internet.

MySpace Proxies - What Is a MySpace Proxy?
Some schools and other organizations block Internet access to MySpace and other social networking sites. Proxy servers allow you to access MySpace and the other sites, bypassing these network filters.

MySpace Trackers - How Do MySpace Profile Trackers Work?
A MySpace profile tracker allows a person to obtain statistics on visits to their MySpace profile including some information about the identity of visitors. MySpace profile trackers are scripts that require installation of special code on the profile pages.

Torrent Client - Which Bit Torrent Client Is Best?
Several file sharing clients exist for the BitTorrent P2P network. But which Bit Torrent client is best? The results of our reader poll may surprise you.

Home Automation Gadgets - Gift Ideas
Gadget lovers have got to be the easiest people in the world to buy gifts for. The following home automation products are guaranteed to delight just about any gadget lover.

Linksys WRT54G - Linksys Wireless Router
The Linksys WRT54G is an 802.11g WiFi wireless router. The Linksys WRT54G supports all of the essential features one expects from a modern home network router, including WPA encryption and SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection) firewall capabilities. Linksys offers a 3-year limited warranty for the WRT54G.

Visual Index of Computer Networking Topics - A Simple Network
A simple network consists of two computing devices capable of making a connection and communicating with each other.

Visual Index of Computer Networking Topics - Guide to Networking
This index of computer networking breaks down the basics of the topic into a series of visual exhibits that illustrate networks by example.

Hertz, Gigahertz and Megahertz in Computer Networking
In wireless communications, the term Hz refers to the frequency of radio signals in cycles per second. 1 MHz equals one million cycles per second, and 1 GHz equals 1000 MHz.

PPPoE and You
PPPoE brings the familiar method of dial-up Internet access to broadband. Is this what DSL and cable customers really want?

Internet Protocol 101 - IP Networking Fundamentals
Internet Protocol 101 - IP Networking Course

DoS - Denial of Service
Denial of Service (DoS) attacks are intended to disable networked systems by blocking or severly limiting access to them. DoS is almost always considered a malicious activity. To achieve a DoS, networks may be flooded with data to render a system useless, or known bad data may be injected into a network that cripples system functionality.

How to Find Kazaa Lite (K-Lite) Free Downloads
Although the Kazaa Lite project has been shut down, free downloads for the Kazaa Lite client application are still available on the Internet. Here are a few places to find a free K-Lite K++ download.

Linksys Etherfast Cable/DSL Router
The Linksys Etherfast router supports a variety of [R]features for supporting multiple computers on a DSL or cable modem connection.

FireWire Networking - IEEE 1394 - What Is FireWire?
FireWire is a high performance networking standard based on a serial bus architecture. The computer industry created the IEEE 1394 FireWire standard in 1995.

Napster - Napster in Computer Networking
Napster was at one time the most popular digital music file sharing system on the Internet. Napster implemented a relatively simple IP-based protocol for communicating control operations and data.

FastTrack P2P Network
FastTrack is a popular P2P file sharing network. The FastTrack network supports Kazaa and Grokster P2P clients. FastTrack also is reachable from the iMesh and Kazaa Lite K++ clients.

PPP - Point to Point Protocol
PPP (Point to Point Protocol) is a standard TCP/IP protocol for serial line communications commonly used for dial-up networking between modems. PPP operates at Layer 2 (Data Link) of the OSI model.

IPTV - What Is TV Over IP?
The term IPTV refers to transmission of standard television / video signals over Internet Protocol. IPTV allows television service and broadband Internet service to share the same home Internet connections.

DeadAIM - Free AOL Instant Messenger Enhancer
DeadAIM is an add-on component to AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), a popular peer-to-peer communication tool. DeadAIM enhances the user interface and network capability of AIM.

DivX Movie Downloads - Free P2P File Compression Technology for Downloads
DivX is a popular, free encoding standard for digital movies (video files). DivX technology allows movies to be compressed to a fraction of their original size, speeding up their download over the Internet. DivX is based on the industry standard MPEG-4 compression format.

Gnutella P2P Free File Sharing and Download Network
Gnutella is a decentralized P2P file sharing network. Users with Gnutella clients and download and upload files across the Internet. More than 10 different free Gnutella network clients exist including Bearshare, Limewire and Shareaza.

Internet Protocol (IP) Self Test
This online quiz lets you test your knowledge of the nuts and bolts of Internet Protocol (IP). Prepare for that certification exam or just refresh your memory on some of the details.

X10 for Home Automation Systems and Software
X10 is an industry standard for home automation networks. X10 technology has been developed over several decades and remains popular today despite competition from other standards. X10 utilizes either wired power line or wireless radio communication methods.

Home Networking With Microsoft Xbox
The Xbox is a modern video game console produced by Microsoft. Xbox consoles feature Ethernet connections for home networking, LAN parties, and online gaming across the Internet.

XML-RPC in Computer Networking
XML-RPC is a network programming technique for making procedure calls to software running on remote devices. XML-RPC uses XML coding for calls and sends messages using the HTTP protocol.

Auto sense - Autosensing Ethernet Devices
Autosensing is a feature of 10/100 Ethernet hubs, switches, and NICs. Autosensing was developed to make the migration from traditional Ethernet to Fast Ethernet products easier.

InfiniBand - InfiniBand in Computer Networking
InfiniBand is a high-performance, multi-purpose network architecture based on a switch design often called a switched fabric. InfiniBand is designed for use in I/O networks such as storage area networks (SAN) or in cluster networks. InfiniBand supports network bandwidth between 2.5 Gbps and 30 Gbps.

Ethernet Technology
Despite its age, Ethernet technology continues to power many of the world's Local Area Networks (LANs). Learn about Ethernet from the ground up.

Get Lost Lessons for Internet Protocol 101 - IP Networking Fundamentals
Internet Protocol 101 - IP Networking Course

Computer Networking FAQ List
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) in computer networking cover a wide variety of technologies and topics. Get answers to those questions that everyone is asking.

Computer Networking Job/Salary Resources
These resources offer current job listings, comparative salary information, and more on employment in the computer networking field.

Direct Cable Connection - Serial and Parallel Networking
With the right kind of cable, serial and parallel ports on a PC support cheap networking of two computers.

Hubs and Switches - Network Hubs and Switches
These simple, affordable but effective small boxes provide a central connection point for the networking of multiple computers.

Computer Networking Clip Art
These resources contain clip art representing various types of computer networking devices and concepts.

NOS - Network Operating Systems - NOS Basics
Network operating system (NOS) knowledge base for Windows, Mac, Linux, NetWare, and OS/2. Learn about computer networks from the operating system perspective.

TCP/UDP Port Numbers Reference
IP networking uses the concept of protocol

Wireless / Networking - TopPicks
An index of TopPicks for the Wireless / Networking guide site.

Virtual LANs (VLANs)
Learn all about Virtual LANs. Virtual LANs (VLANs) support logical grouping of network nodes to reduce broadcast traffic and allow more control in implementing security policies.

Windows 95/98/ME Networking
Essential networking topics for the Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows ME operating systems.

Windows Internet Connection Sharing
Starting in Windows 98 Second Edition, Microsoft provides ICS as a mechanism for multiple computers to share a single Internet connection.

Release and Renew IP Addresses on Windows XP | 2000 | NT
Step-by-step instructions to quickly release and/or renew Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of Windows XP, Windows 2000, or Windows NT computers.

Find Your IP and MAC Addresses on Windows 95 | 98 | ME
Step-by-step instructions to quickly find the Internet Protocol (IP) and Media Access Control (MAC) addresses of Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows ME computers.

Holiday Gift Guide for Wireless and Home Computer Networking
These products make excellent holiday gifts for anyone who uses computers, phones and other mobile devices. Wireless and computer network gadgets help friends and family better communicate, have more fun and improve their productivity.