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Author: Dale Holmes

Focus: CCNA & CCNP-Remote Access

Issue Date: Jul 1, 2023

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WAN Protocols

This Study Guide addresses the characteristics of a Wide Area Network (WAN), and differentiates it from a Local Area Network (LAN). These characteristics include:

  • The geographic area occupied by the network
  • The scope of control and management of the network
  • The transmission methods and media used to build the network
  • The type of traffic that crosses the network.

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