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CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Guide - Second Edition

By : Glen D. Singh
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CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Guide - Second Edition

By: Glen D. Singh

Overview of this book

This book helps you to easily understand core networking concepts without the need of prior industry experience or knowledge within this fi eld of study. This updated second edition of the CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Guide begins by introducing you to the core fundamentals of networking technologies and concepts, before progressing to intermediate and advanced topics using a student-centric approach. You’ll explore best practices for designing and implementing a resilient and scalable network infrastructure to support modern applications and services. Additionally, you’ll learn network security concepts and technologies to effectively secure organizations from cyber attacks and threats. The book also shows you how to efficiently discover and resolve networking issues using common troubleshooting techniques. By the end of this book, you’ll have gained sufficient knowledge to efficiently design, implement, and maintain a network infrastructure as a successful network professional within the industry. You’ll also have gained knowledge of all the official CompTIA Network+ N10-008 exam objectives, networking technologies, and how to apply your skills in the real world.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)
Part 1: Networking Concepts
Part 2: Network Implementation
Part 3: Network Operations
Part 4: Network Security and Troubleshooting
Chapter 18: Practice Exam

Assuring Network Availability

Network professionals continuously monitor the performance of their network infrastructure to detect any possible or potential issue that may cause an outage or affect the delivery of services to users within an organization. As an aspiring network professional, it’s important to understand the various tools and techniques that are commonly used by seasoned professionals within the industry to determine whether a network is performing as expected; you must know how to determine the root cause of the issue.

In this chapter, you will learn about the importance of ensuring the availability of network services and applications within an organization. You will learn about various network performance metrics and how they are used by network professionals to determine whether a network is performing optimally. In addition, you will explore various types of interface issues and how they can be detected and resolved by a network professional.

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