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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

Disaster recovery concepts

A disaster can occur at any time and without warning, and many organizations can be greatly impacted when a disaster happens. The impact of a disaster can affect the ability of an organization to continue operating, whether short-term or long-term. Hence, companies implement various disaster recovery plans and strategies to help recover whenever a real disaster occurs.

In the next few sub-sections, you will discover common practices that organizations use to help them recover when disasters do occur.

Recovery sites

In the event of a critical disaster at an organization’s primary business location, it may be necessary for the company to move all of its staff to a backup location to ensure business continuity. These backup locations, also known as recovery sites, can be categorized into one of four groups, depending on how they are equipped, and the resources that are available at each site:

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