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Internet Technology Summary

You should now be familiar with some of the various technologies used on the Internet including

  • Network Topologies
  • Types of networks
  • Physical make up of networks
  • Internet Addressing
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • TCP/IP protocol suite

Extension Exercise

Open Systems Interconnection Basic Reference Model (OSI Model) is an abstract model for allowing effective communication between computer networks.

Read through the Wikipedia article OSI Model taking particular note of how the TCP/IP suite can be mapped onto the OSI model.

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