This week, you will either interview the manager of a WAN or build a hypothetical WAN and analyze the network’s functionality. In your paper you will provide clear definitions that distinguish between LANs, MANs and WANs.
In your paper be sure to include:
- Transmission media ownership issues and how privately owned systems connect with third party systems for interoperability.
- Hardware usually found in each type of network and the hardware used to connect the various components.
- Security issues.
- Protocols used.
Support your paper with a minimum of five (5) scholarly or technical resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.
Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages