Tag: Networks

IP Addresses (IPv4, IPv6), MAC Addresses & URLs

IP-Address In this blog post, we are going to learn about the format of different addresses used on computer networks to uniquely identify hardware devices. We will investigate the use and format of: IPv4 Addresses, IPv6 Addresses, MAC Addresses. IPv4 Addresses

Network Design – Drag & Drop

network-design-switch-or-hub Can you identify some of the main hardware components that you will find in a small Client-Server Local Area Network? Before competing this activity, you may want to read more about network design concepts. Task 1: Network Design Drag and

Computer Networks – Noughts & Crosses

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Test your knowledge of essential Computer Networks concepts by playing a game of noughts and crosses against the computer… First you, may want to find out more about the purpose of some key network components using the following slideshow… Need

Network Design Quiz

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Before completing this quiz about key network design concepts including network hardware, network topology and types and characteristics of computer networks, you may want to read through the following blog post about network design. Take the Quiz! (open full screen)

Office Network Design Task

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A small IT company would like your help to improve the performance of their network. They have a range of network components, all connected using ethernet cables but are not too sure how all the equipment are connected together. Before

Network Design Tasks

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In this post we will investigate the different components needed to set up a network. We will investigate specific customer requirements to create suitable network designs. You will use our online network design tool to create these designs using the

Computer Networks Crossword

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Are you confident with your knowledge of network design concepts? Can you identify the purpose of the main network components used to set up a LAN or a WAN? You can find out more about key network design concepts on

Network Design

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In this post we will investigate the different components needed to set up a network. We will investigate their purpose and how all the devices are connected together to create a basic network diagram/design. Your task will then to design

Computer Networks Concepts

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Click on the picture below to check your knowledge of key Network concepts: Network components and Internet concepts.  

Network Security – Terminology

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Click on the picture below to check your knowledge of key Network Security concepts: Forms of attacks, threats and approaches to secure a network.