What is networking?

I want to learn more about networking. Where should I start?

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I would recommend starting with the basics, and see if any one area interests you the most. There are so many different parts to networking, it can’t hurt to have an idea of what interests you the most. This link has a free eBook download….happy learning!

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  • Subhendu Sen
    Though u did not reveal that u have any certs / experience on the same. If I start writing it goes for numerous time.... it is not possible to explain here in one/two sentences. However, some good references can help u of course. Though u have to gather some good books/  read magazines on the same topic and of course do a global course if possible.
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  • Michael Tidmarsh
    Welcome to ITKE, larrytuns! I would also recommend checking out SearchNetworking's Networking tutorials guide. It includes great technical tips and best practices on VLAN, firewalls and 802.11n,
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  • Ben Rubenstein
    Welcome to ITKE, larrytuns. SearchNetworking.com would also be a good place to start learning more about networking technologies. 

    In addition to technical tips, the site includes definitions of all tech associated with networking. 
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  • Kevin Beaver
    You didn't mention what kind of networking you're interested in. Here's a popular type that will help you more than any computer network protocols you might learn about:

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  • Jaideep Khanduja
    Start with the fundamentals. In fact, here on ITKE you will find a lot of stuff pertaining to various levels of people learning Networking.
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