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Networking Concepts

Networking Concepts
Networking of computers mean interconnection of two or more computers or computer peripherals, which are joined by some type of communication media.

Advantages Of networking

  • Sharing of data
  • Sharing of peripherals
  • High communication speed
  • High communication accuracy
  • Interactive data transfer
  • Lower cost

There are different types of networks. They are classified according to the geographical area they can cover, as

  • LAN (Local Area Network)
  • WAN (Wide Area Network)  

Topology means the manner in which various physical devices are connected in a network. Some topologies are

  • Bus
  • Ring
  • Star

It is an example of WAN (Wide Area Network). It is a very huge network and is also known as worldwide network of networks.

It is WAN which uses Internet for transmission of data. It interconnects various offices of a company.

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