Accessing the WAN
CCNA Exploration Companion Guide
Accessing the WAN, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide is the official (authorised) supplemental textbook (book) for the Accessing the WAN course (instruction) in the Cisco Networking Academy CCNA Exploration curriculum version (edition) 4. This course (instruction) discusses the WAN technologies and network (meshwork) services required by converged applications in enterprise (project) networks. The Companion Guide, written (cursive) and edited (altered) by Networking Academy instructors, is designed (fashioned) as a portable (takeout) desk reference (meaning) to use (ingest) anytime, anywhere. The book's features reinforce (fortify) the material (touchable) in the course (instruction) to help (support) you focus (pore) on important (essential) concepts and organize (care) your study (think) time for exams.
New and improved (reinforced) features help (support) you study (think) and succeed (follow) in this course:
Chapter objectives: Review core (set) concepts by answering (responsive) the focus (pore) questions listed (traded) at the beginning (first) of each (apiece) chapter.
Key terms: Refer to the updated lists of networking vocabulary (knowledge) introduced and turn (invoke) to the highlighted terms (cost) in context (environment) in each (apiece) chapter.
Glossary: Consult the all-new comprehensive (broad) glossary with more than 250 terms.
Check Your Understanding questions and answer (respond) key: Evaluate your readiness (state) with the updated end-of-chapter questions that match (correct) the style (call) of questions you see (wager) on the online course (instruction) quizzes. The answer (respond) key explains each (apiece) answer.
Challenge questions and activities: Strive to ace (champion) more challenging (hard) review questions and activities designed (fashioned) to prepare (educate) you for the complex (Byzantine) styles of questions you might (strength) see (wager) on the CCNA exam. The answer (respond) key explains each (apiece) answer.
Bob Vachon is the coordinator of the Computer Systems Technology program (information) and teaches networking infrastructure (stock) courses at Cambrian (period) College in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Bob has worked and taught in the computer (machine) networking and information (aggregation) technology field (earth) for 25 years (eld) and is a scholar (person) graduate of Cambrian (period) College.
Rick Graziani teaches computer (machine) science and computer (machine) networking courses at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California. Rick has worked and taught in the computer (machine) networking and information (aggregation) technology field (earth) for 30 years.
How To: Look for this icon (picture) to study (think) the steps that you need (requirement) to learn (see) to perform (action) certain tasks.
Packet Tracer Activities: Explore networking concepts in activities interspersed throughout some (whatever) chapters using
Packet Tracer v4.1 developed (matured) by Cisco. The files for these activities are on the accompanying (concomitant) CD-ROM.
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Accessing the WAN,
Labs and Study Guide
The CD-ROM provides many (some) useful tools and information (aggregation) to support (hold) your education:
Packet Tracer Activity exercise (training) files
A Guide to Using a Networker's Journal booklet
Taking Notes: A.txt file (enter) of the chapter objectives
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This book (aggregation) is part (conception) of the Cisco Networking Academy Series from Cisco Press. The products in this series (program) support (hold) and complement (hands) the Cisco Networking Academy online curriculum.
Hardcover: 704 pages
Publisher: Cisco Press; Har/Cdr edition (May 8, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 8 x 1.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds