Homework 11

Chapter 8

1. Compare and contrast circuit switched services, dedicated circuit services, and packet switched services.

2. How do packet switching services differ from other wide area networks services?

3. Explain the differences between CIR and MAR.

4. Two methods for providing a private connection between two distant locations are VPN and common carrier services. How do VPN services differ from common carrier services? Which solution will likely become the norm as we move into the future?

5. Describe five important factors in selecting WAN services.


Topic revision: r1 - 2014-11-17 - JimSkon
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