Free Tutorial Explains Ethernet Terminology

Lantronix is offering a free series of Ethernet tutorials and product guides. The latest in the series includes seven pages of general tutorial, a glossary, plus product descriptions, application notes and network diagrams. Among the topics in the 32-page booklet are network topologies, protocols (IPX, TCP/IP, AppleTalk, NetBIOS, LAT), transmission media (thin coaxial, twisted pair, ThickWire, fiber) and hardware (switches, bridges, transceivers, converters, repeater/hubs, terminal/printer servers). The firm provides a wide range of Ethernet connectivity products, including those mentioned above. Lantronix, Irvine, CA, (800) 422-7055, [email protected].

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/1995 issue of THE Journal.