Understanding Computer Network:
What is computer network?
A network is group of computers interconnected with each other to exchange information or resource.A computer network is collection of interconnected autonomous computers interconnected in a singletechnology.Two computers are said to interconnected with each other if they share some information betweenthem.
What are the advantages of having computer network?
1.Increased communication capabilities.2.File sharing: Network offer quick and easy way to share files directly at a rapid speed thus saving timeand integrity of files.3.Resouce sharing : All computers in a network can share resources like printer, scanner, modem, faxmachines, hard disk.4.
pecific directories can be password protected to limit access to authorized users. Also, filesand programs on a network can be designated as "copy inhibit" so you dont have to worry about theillegal copying of programs.5. It is also possible to share data files across the network by creating a share on the hard drive andallowing other people access to that information.6.Increases the productivity.7. You can connect all the computers which are connected through a network to the internet by using asingle line.
o it means that you can save the connection cost for each computer but you internetconnection must be fast.8.
Internet connection sharing
- Using a home network, multiple family members can access theInternet simultaneously without having to pay anI
for multiple accounts. You will notice the Internetconnection slows down when several people share it, but broadband Internet can handle the extra loadwith little trouble.
haring dial-up Internet connections works, too.orConnect your entire office to the Internet through one line.