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June 17, 2014 Week 1: HW-Chapter questions on page 54 & 55
Q # 1) What industry standards body and standard series numbers do you need to reference for Ethernet applications and cabling?
A # 1) The IEEE sustains the industry standards for Ethernet applications and cabling. This is a segment of the 802.3 series of standards and includes applications such as 1000Base-T, 1000Base-SX, 10GBase-T, 10GBase-SR. I found the answer on page 8 in Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking 4th Edition book.
Q # 2) What are the different types of Category 6 cable and what should be recommended for this network?
A # 2) Only two different types of 6 cables Category 6, 250 MHZ and Category 6A, 500 MHZ. I would recommend for this network the Category 6A because it has a higher MHZ and as well the network intended to use 10 GB Ethernet with a bandwidth support of 500 MHZ is better than 250MHZ support. The reason I recommend this because of the information on page 8, 12, 17, and 35 in the Cabling: The Complete Guide To Copper and Fiber-Optic networking 4th Edition Book.

Q # 3) What Cable would you recommend to offer the best shielding performance?
A # 3) I would recommend the S/STP cabling, also known as screened fully shielded twisted – pair (S/FTP), Contains four individually shielded pairs of 24,AWG, 100 ohm wire surrounded by outer metal shielding covering the entire group of shielded copper pairs. This type of cabling offers the best protection from interference from external sources, and also eliminates alien crosstalk, allowing the greatest potential for higher speeds. Sited from page 14 from Cabling: The Complete Guide To Copper and Fiber-Optic networking 4th Edition Book.

Q # 4) What type of cable would you use for:
a) The horizontal spaces: The only cable type that won’t be outgrown quickly is optical fiber. As, Hubs,…...

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