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
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.