network designed for a town or city
spans a large geographic area, such as a state, province or country. WANs often connect multiple smaller networks, such as local area networks (LANs) or metro area networks (MANs).
supplies networking capability to a group of computers in close proximity to each other such as in an office building, a school, or a home
What is Networking?
The physical topology of a network refers to the layout of cables, computers and other peripherals.
Logical topology is the method used to pass the information between the computers.
provides wireless network communication over short distances using radio or infrared signals instead of traditional network cabling.
computer network organized around an individual person. Personal area networks typically involve a mobile computer, a cell phone and/or a handheld computing device such as a PDA.
the study of the arrangement or mapping of the elements (links, nodes) of a network, especially the physical (real) and logical (virtual) interconnections between nodes.
one of the most common network topologies found in most offices and home networks.
all workstations are connecting directly to the main backbone that carries the data.
a device used to connect a single computer or router to a DSL phone line, in order to use an ADSL service.
type of modem that provides bi-directional data communication via radio frequency channels on a cable television (CATV) infrastructure.
two or more topologies are combined to form a complete network.
a small hardware device that joins multiple computers together within one local area network (LAN).
Class C IP Address Range
four major types of Internet access that satisfy this definition of broadband: (Except)
the number assigned to a network equipped piece of hardware by which other device identify it.
Class A IP Address Range
a networking device whose software and hardware are usually tailored to the tasks of routing and forwarding information.