Networking

Networking

A network is a collection of computers, servers, mainframes, network devices, peripherals, or other devices connected to one another to allow the sharing of data. An excellent example of a network is the Internet, which connects millions of people all over the world.

Types of networks in use today.

  • Personal Area Network (PAN) ..
  • Local Area Network (LAN) ...
  • Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) ...
  • Campus Area Network (CAN) ...
  • Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
  • Wide Area Network (WAN) ...
  • Storage-Area Network (SAN)

A network connects computers, mobile phones, peripherals, and even IoT devices. Switches, routers, and wireless access points are the essential networking basics. Through them, devices connected to your network can communicate with one another and with other networks, like the Internet.