Completely updated, West/Dean/Andrews' NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 8th edition, equips your students with the skills and knowledge to begin an exciting career installing, configuring and troubleshooting computer networks. It thoroughly prepares students for success on CompTIA's Network+ N10-007 certification exam with fully mapped coverage of all objectives, including protocols, topologies, hardware, network design, security and troubleshooting. An all-new structure makes essential information easily accessible and helps students visualize high-level concepts. New virtualization-based projects give students experience working with a wider variety of hardware, software, operating systems and device interactions, while "On the Job" stories, Applying Concepts activities, and Hands-On and Capstone Projects help readers further explore chapter concepts. MindTap Networking is also available.