What is a network?

  • Computer Networking Basics - Topics include Windows, Linux, and Macintosh specifics as well as fundamental technologies like TCP/IP.
  • Online Glossary for computer networking terms.

Why Network?

What do I need to build a network?

Networking tools

  • Bandwidth Calculator - File download time calculator and cross reference. Compare how long it will take to download a file on a 56kps, ISDN, Cable, DSL, T1, T3 connections all the way up to DWDM (10 terabits per second).

Networking Techno babble

  • DHCP Primer - Nice article on all things related to DHCP.
  • - This web site is dedicated to helping you understand subnetting and related information, like binary math and IP Addressing. Very useful for certification preparation.
  • IP Subnetting Tutorial - This site has a nice example to follow to explain the process of breaking an IP range into smaller subnetworks.