1. Does the OSI model conform to the TCP/IP protocols, or vice versa? Is there another model that works better in a corporate environment? In other environments? Explain your answers in detail and provide examples to support your perspective. (No Rubic is required).
2. Describe how OSI layers can affect a network’s design and network in general. Provide an example.
3. 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:
a) Describe how OSI model layers can effect a network’s design and networking in general.
b) 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.
c) How can the OSI model be useful during troubleshooting processes?
Note: You must use at least one credible reference in your paper.
While style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines.
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