Welcome to the Network+ Certification Training Kit. This training kit introduces the basic concepts of computer networking. It is designed to prepare you to take the Network+ Certification exam administered by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). The Network+ Certification program covers the networking technologies most commonly used today. It measures the technical knowledge of networking professionals. Passing the Network+ Certification exam means you are certified as possessing the basic knowledge and skills needed to work in the computer networking field. However, this book is not just about getting you through the exam. The lessons in these chapters also provide you with knowledge you will really use when working on networks.
Each chapter in this book is divided into lessons. Most lessons include hands-on procedures that allow you to practice or demonstrate a particular concept or skill. Each lesson ends with a short summary and a set of review questions to test your knowledge of the lesson material.