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CompTIA Network+ by Mike Meyers

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CHAPTER 14Remote Connection Basics

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

• 1.1 Explain the function of common networking protocols: SIP (VoIP) and RTP (VoIP)

• 2.5 Categorize WAN technology types and properties

• 3.2 Identify the functions of specialized network devices: CSU/DSU

To achieve these goals, you must be able to

• Describe WAN telephony technologies, such as SONET, T1, and T3

• Compare last-mile connections for connecting homes and businesses to the Internet

• Discuss and implement various remote access connections

Computers connect to other computers locally in a local area network (LAN)—you’ve read about LAN connections throughout this book—and remotely through a number of different methods. This chapter ...

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