LANs vs. WANs

We divided the networks into two types: Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN). The two networks are generally classified on the basis of their coverage area. Typically, a local area network exists in a house or a…

In order to be proficient in network security, you have to understand the different types of networks since each network type poses different challenges, issues and risks. There are different types of networks: Local Area Network, Wide Area Network, Metropolitan Area…
Ethernet & Ethernet Switch

Ethernet refers to the family of Local Area Network (LAN) implementation. Ethernet is actually the most popular Local Area Network architecture that consists of Ethernet specifications and standards as well as Ethernet hardware devices such as Ethernet splitter, Ethernet drivers…
LAN, How to Set Up LAN Network?

Speaking of local area networks, or LANs, they are smaller networks, usually within an office base. LAN is used to connect computing resources, typically inside one building. The computing resources can be computers, printers, servers, IP phones, or gateways. Connections…
Two Types of Networks: LANs and WANs

Networks are divided into two types, a LAN (Local Area Network) or a WAN (Wide Area Network), which are generic terms referring to two important basic types of networks. The Internet can be thought of as a bunch of LANs interconnected by…
Cisco WAAS Shows Pizzazz

Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) is technology that optimizes the performance of TCP-based applications operating in a Wide Area Network (WAN) environment while preserving and strengthening branch security. WAAS combines WAN optimization, optimization of the Transport Control Protocol (TCP),…