Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:
- How is the hierarchical network used in small business?
- What are the recommendations for designing a network that is scalable?
- What features in switch hardware are necessary to support small- to medium-sized business network requirements?
- What types of routers are available for small- to medium-sized business networks?
- What are the basic configuration settings for a Cisco IOS device?