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A computer that can both request and provide services is called a:
peer.
The cheapest cable media to install is:
UTP, by a significant margin
The disadvantage(s) of UTP is (are):
lack of resistance to eavesdropping.
Which LAN protocol did Xerox develop in 1976?
Xerox. 1976. Ethernet. (It uses a bus or star network topology and uses random access control to send data. The original Ethernet supports data transfer rates of 10 Mbps. A later version, called 100Base-T or Fast Ethernet, supports transfer rates of 100 Mbps, and the latest version, called Gigabit Ethernet, supports transfer rates of 1 gigabit, or 1,000 megabits, per second. You need some type of Ethernet card installed in your computer to use this type of network connection.)
The OSI model has how many layers?
7 (OSI model: Open Systems Interconnection; a protocol that represents a group of specific, successive tasks which enable computers to communicate with one another.)
The device that is a PC card that is connected to the network is a
Network Interface card
A device that connects a computer to an network using POTS is a:
modem. Plain Old Telephone Service needs a modem.