Networking for the beginners
Computer networking is a very wide concept but still it is very easy to understand. Network means interaction with the others so when it comes to the computers the process of computers being linked to each other by some means is known as computer networking. By the help of the computer networking the devices share the data with each other and that is how the computers work and they don’t only work based on this but in fact are dependent on this because this is the purpose that the computers are used today for. The data is usually transferred through the data cable and also by the wireless means. A network comprised of different numbers of computers and you can connect as many computers as you can do one network and WWW also was known as the World Wide Web is the whole network system where all of the computers all over the world are connected through by different means and computers can be a part of this network or not.
Types of the networks
There are different types of networking and following are the names of these types
• LAN (local area network)
• WAN (Wide Area Network)
• MAN (Metropolitan Area Network)
• Inter-Network (Internet)
All these types of networking are used these days. And the networks are categorized based on these types. There are also some further types of networking and following are some of them
SAN (storage area network)
CAN (Campus Area Network)
PAN (Personal Area Network)
These types of networking are not seen as much. So by networking these types of the networks are created by combining different computers and software together and this requires the expertise from the different areas of technology like the IT, computer and software engineering and also the computer science.
Advantages of computer networking
There are a lot of the advantages of computer networking because in one way the whole computer system now depends on the networks that are created to benefit the tasks. Following are some of the advantages that you will get with the computer networking
• The main purpose and benefit of the networking are that it allows us to share the files from one computer to another computer and even to other devices and this is how you can command other devices to perform their task by using the computer.
• Networking is completely inexpensive and even though some of the money is spent on the networking software but still it is really inexpensive and the results of spending the small amount of money are really effective.
• With the help of networking, you can share the files and this will help you save up the storage on your computer and that is how the networking is benefiting us.
• With the networking system, you can share the data very conveniently because now you can do it just by the use of the computer.
So these are some of the benefits of the networking that you can enjoy and this concludes to the Introduction to networking for complete beginners.