3.1.2 Outline the importance of standards in the construction of networks.


  • interoperability — to ensure different network hardwares work
  • connects products from different companies
  • bridges gap between software and hardware
  • ensures different versions can be supported
    • new technology supported


Created By: Lucie Magister
Last update: 27/01/2015

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