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What is computer network?
Two or more than two computer systems connected through a communication medium likecables are termed (define) as a Network.
 
C
omputer Network is a communication system, which links computers and theirresources.(deceives)
C
omputer Resources are storage devices e.g. Hard disk, tape drive,
CD
ROM, MO
DE
M, printer,etc and any other computing system (Mainframe, Minicomputer etc.).
B
E
N
EFI
TS (advantages) O
F
A computer N
E
TWORK?
F
ollowing are the benefits of a networking which help to increase the productivity:
 
I
nformation Sharing
 
P
rinter Sharing ( one printer can be used bye the all the department of the company)
 
Hard
D
isk Sharing ( one storage devices can be used by the all the company)Modem Sharing ( internet can be used by one modem by all the labs in the school)
 
Hardware Sharing (Software Sharing
 
Service Access
 
E
asy Back-Up Management
 
Security
 
C
entralized Administration and Support
 
TY
P
E
S O
F
N
E
TWORK?
L
O
C
A
L
AR
E
A N
E
TWORK (
L
AN) :
 
 
L
AN connects computers that are located near each other or at the same location.
 
 
 
A corporate network ( any company or organization) consisting of several building in acampus an example of a
L
AN
y
 
P
hysical
D
istance Between the computers will be around 100 meters
y
 
I
t covers a relatively small area, such as a building, home or an office
y
 
Used to share printers, files and other resources over the
L
AN.
y
 
E
xample: School
L
ab
W
IDE
AR
E
A N
E
TWORKS (WAN
L
ONG HAU
L
 N
E
TWORKS) :
 
WAN connects a numbers of computers which are located at a greater distance from oneother or at different location.
 
I
nternet is an example of WAN
Wide Area Network (WAN)
P
hysical
D
istance Between the computers will range from 10 Kilometers and Above
I
t covers a relatively large area, such as a offices from country to another countryUsed to share printers, files and other resources over the Network.
 
E
xample: Banks in
I
ndia,
I
nternet, Sutherland,USA,
C
ANA
D
A,
I
N
DI
A offices
MAN (Metropolitan Area Networks
Networks that share some of the characteristics of both
L
ANs and WANs are sometimes referred to asMetropolitan Area Networks (MAN). The MANs usually cover a wider geographic area than
L
ANs. Themain objective of MANs is to interconnect
L
ANs located in a entire city or metropolitan area.
P
hysical
D
istance Between the computers will range from 100 meters to 10 Kilometers.
I
t covers a relatively large area ,such as a offices from one place to other place in the samecity or to connect near by buildingUsed to share printers ,files and other resources over the Network.
E
xample : University
L
abs,
C
haracteristics or
D
ifference between the types of network?Or
D
ifference between the
L
AN, WAN, MAN?
The key characteristics, which are often used to differentiate between these two types of networks,are as follows:
 
Geographic
D
istribution ( where the computer are?)
 
D
ata Rate (speed)
 
E
rror Rate
C
ommunication
L
ink ( how many lines are there ? speed of tem?
 
Ownership
C
ommunication
C
ost
 

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