What Is Networking
Types of Network
WLAN Wireless Local Area Network
WAN Wide Area Network
MAN Metropolitan Area Network
SAN Storage Area Network, System Area
PAN Personal Area Network
DAN Desk Area Network
Note:However there are several types of network as said above but here we will learn about:-
Basic networks LAN , MAN and WAN
LAN:LAN stands for “Local Area Network”.It can con
sist of 1 or two adjacent building i.e offices.The maximum length of Local area network is 100 meter.As it cross 100 meter there begins Attenuation. How ever if we are using cat-5 or cat-6 STP(shielded twisted pair cable than its range can be more than 100 meter.
MAN:MAN stands for “Metropolitan Area Network”
it means that a network consist of in a city. In Metropolitan Area Network there may be more than one LAN network.
WAN:WAN stands for “Wide Area Network”.A Network consist of
large area network.WAN is consist of many LAN , MAN , WLAN etc.OR
When all over the world networks meet together a network come into being is called WAN (Internet).