What is LAN?
Local Area Network
What are the features of LAN?
- PCs located usually in the same building
- computers connected by cable
- does not require a modem
- requires a server
What is WAN?
Wide Area Network
Waht are the features of WAN?
- the internet is the largest WAN
- PCs connected by telecomunications or wireless
- mormally spread over various distant areas
- requires a modem
- requires a phone/dedicated line
- computers/LAN can be large distances apart
What is WLAN?
Wireless Local Area Netweork
What are the features of WLAN?
- links 2 or more devices using some wireless distribution method
- usually provides connection throughan access point to the wider internet
- gives the user the mobuility to move around within a local coverage area and still be connected to the network
What is Bluetooth?
used to connect 2 mobile devices to each other
What is the Internet?
What are the features of the Internet?
- is a WAN
- can access from anywhere
- greater amount of information
- unlimited access
What is the Intranet?
Internal Restricted Access Network
What are the features of the Intranet?