IT 242 Week 1 - DQ 1 - 7768

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How will your tone, or writing style, change based on the different types of people you will be communicating with online? Consider family, friends, classmates, and instructors in your response.

 

What is a WAN? Locate an example of a typical WAN setup and describe the components. Provide a picture, chart, or image if possible. Respond to your classmates and discuss how your examples differ.

 

Having the proper tone is very important when communicating online.  When addressing those with experience in IT one will not need to cover background information as much as one would if one were addressing an audience without experience in the IT field.  Those with experience in the IT field have at least a basic understanding of definitions and concepts. 

A WAN is a Wide Area Network that is mainly used to connect to a Local Area Network (LAN) by using telecommunication cables.  One of the most popular and largest is the internet.    The transmission rates usually vary and can range in between 1-6Mbps.  Some communications such as an ATM have speeds that can go above 100Mbps.  Some of the common communication links used in a WAN is satellite channels, telephone lines, and microwave links.  A WAN is usually made up of a modem, router, and satellites.

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How will your tone, or writing style, change based on the different types of people you will be communicating with online? Consider family, friends, classmates, and instructors in your response.

 

What is a WAN? Locate an example of a typical WAN setup and describe the components. Provide a picture, chart, or image if possible. Respond to your classmates and discuss how your examples differ.