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Network Transmission and Media

Complete the review questions:

a. True or False: Fiber-optic cable is the most expensive transmission medium. True

b. True or False: Coaxial cable has a high resistance to noise. True

c. An analog and digital signal is used to reduce the effects of attenuation for a digital transmission signal.

d. A nonbroadcast point-to-multipoint transmission issues signals to multiple, defined recipients.

e. True or False: Broadband technology encodes information as digital pulses. True

With the expansion of Silfinate Corporation from a single physical location to three physical locations I have proposed a devised plan that will work for the company that will not be so expensive. Each of the new locations will have fifteen employees assigned there, and the headquarters will stay at the central location with twenty-five employees assigned there. In addition, there are ten employees who may work from any of the locations depending on needs during the week. Each employee will need to be assigned a cubicle with a computer in the main office area of the location or locations where they work. All employees will be able to access their work materials from any of the four computers in the customer’s relations area at each location and to be able to utilize the print/fax room at each location.

For this company I believe it is best to set a WAN (wide area network) and a VPN. A wide area network is spans a large geographic area, such as a state, province or country. A VPN is A VPN or Virtual Private Network is a method used to add security and privacy to private and public networks, like Wi-Fi Hotspots and the Internet. VPNs are most often used by corporations to protect sensitive data. The company have three locations not stating where the locations are but I believe the WAN is good because it is a network that covers a broad area (telecommunications network that links across metropolitan, regional and national boundaries) using private or...