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Arnold Networking 1

networking basics

LAN means Local Area Network
WAN means Wide Area Network
WLAN means Wireless Local Area Network
How many computers are needed to make a network? two or more
What is the purpose of having a network? To share files, resources and support
What does it mean for a network to be scalable? Can add or take away connections
What are the five traits of a good network? Reliable, redundent, speed, scalable, security
What is the biggest concern with wireless networks? Security
Which is bigger a LAN, WLAN, or a WAN? WAN
Which type of network uses specialized equipment that can't be bought in a local store, LAN, WLAN or WAN? WAN
What is a common use for the simple network? share files
Where are most LAN's found? homes, schools, and businesses
Where are most WAN's found? cities, countries, world
What is the largest WAN? Internet
Created by: cathiearnold