The OSI Model

The OSI Model

Using resources from this week’s readings and those available on the Internet, answer the following questions in a 500- to 1,000-word paper:

  1. Describe how OSI model layers can effect a network’s design and networking in general.
  2. There are two different types of switching technologies available in today’s market. One lives on one layer, while the other resides in a different layer of the OSI model. Locate these switching technologies, describe the differences in functionality, and relate those differences to the functions inherent within the OSI model. Your OSI model annotation document from Week 1 will be valuable.

How can the OSI model be useful during troubleshooting processes

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