Types of Network & Topology

Types of Networks

I’ll just make you to skim through types of network and topology. I’m not gonna discuss every nook and cranny of Networking concepts here. Generally Networks were categorized based on the geographical size. I repeat again, based on it’s geographic distance but not the numbers of systems you have. So we have few types in it.

LAN: A Local area network is a network in which computers are relatively close together, such as within the same office or building. But again this doesn’t mean that LAN is a small network, LAN may have thousands of systems connected. What makes a network a LAN is that all those systems are within close proximity to each other. You need an example? You ever played Counter Strike LAN Gaming? if not, never mind, just think about your office or may be cyber cafe.

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