This course explains the types of hardware and protocols required to interconnect a local area network. Hubs, switches and routers and their functionality are explained. Media access code (MAC) addresses of network adapters are discussed and viewers learn how to find the MAC address of a networked client. The training explains what an Ethernet frame is and how it works, and the role and composition of Ethernet cables to connect network devices. Network operating system functions are also discussed. Utilize this course to help employees understand interconnectivity devices and the basics of protocols.