What is Computer Networking?

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Jun 2, 2015 14:00 IST

Computer networking means communication between a group of two or more computer systems linked together. Networks are built with amalgamation of computer hardware and computer software.

The most commonly discussed categories of computer networks include the following:

  • Local Area Network (LAN)
  • Wide Area Network (WAN)
  • Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
  • Storage Area Network (SAN)
  • System Area Network (SAN0
  • Server Area Network (SAN)
  • Small Area Network (SAN)
  • Personal Area Network (PAN)
  • Desk Area Network (DAN)
  • Controller Area Network (CAN)
  • Cluster Area Network (CAN)
  • LANs and WANs were the original flavors of network design.


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