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Chapter 24. Connecting Your LAN to the I... > The Nuts and Bolts of the Connection

The Nuts and Bolts of the Connection

You're probably familiar with using a modem to connect your own PC to an Internet service provider and thus to the Internet. When you're connecting an entire network of computers, the process is a little more involved. We'll address five main issues, starting with the physical connection itself. We'll discuss the pros and cons of each of the most common and reasonable alternatives.

The Need for Speed

Of the several connection technologies, each has advantages and disadvantages in reliability, speed, and cost.


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