computer network (Internet A communication system linking computers across…
computer network (Internet A communication system linking computers across the world. Data is passed from computer to compute, from server to server, until the required destination is reached. Individuals need to use an ISP to access this network, hardware& software, Local Area Network (LAN) all in the same building or the same site, connected by hubs and switches using cables., Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN/LAN) all in the same building or the same site, connected by wireless rather than cable, Star network Star Network Every networked device has its own physical link with the hub or switch. If one networked device crashes or fails, other stations will still be able to function correctly., Intranet Similar to the Internet but limited to a particular organization and is tightly controlled by it.
, Wide Area Network (WAN) spread over a large geographical area connected by using fibre-optic cable, telephone lines, radio transmitters or satellite links, Bridge Allows two different types of network to communicate with each other)