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CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide by Michael Meyers

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CHAPTER 5Modern Ethernet

The CompTIA Network+ certification exam expects you to know how to

• 3.1 Categorize standard media types and associated properties: media converters, distance limitations

• 3.2 Categorize standard connector types based on network media: fiber

• 3.7 Compare and contrast different LAN technologies: 100BaseT, 100BaseTX, 100BaseFX, 1000BaseT, 1000BaseX, 10GBaseSR, 10GBaseLR, 10GBaseER, 10GBaseSW, 10GBaseLW, 10GBaseEW, and 10GBaseT

 

To achieve these goals, you must be able to

• Describe the varieties of 100-megabit Ethernet

• Discuss copper- and fiber-based Gigabit Ethernet

• Compare the competing varieties of 10 Gigabit Ethernet

Within a few years of its introduction, 10BaseT proved inadequate to meet the growing networking ...

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