Networking Report Essay

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Networking Report Contents The report is broken down in 30 main sections in them the following can be viewed: 1.     INTRODUCTION 2.     WHAT IS A NETWORK? 3.     WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS FROM NETWORKING? 4.     NETWORK RELATIONSHIP TYPES 5.     WIDE AREA NETWORKS (WAN) 6.     LOCAL AREA NETWORKS (LAN) 7.     METROPOLITAN AREA NETWORK (MAN) 8.     PEER-TO-PEER NETWORK RELATIONSHIP 9.     CLIENT/SERVER NETWORK RELATIONSHIP 10.     COMPARING PEER-TO-PEER AND CLIENT/SERVER…show more content…
A definition of a network is: ‘’Information system implemented with a collection of interconnected nodes’’ Computers on a network are sometimes called ‘nodes’. There are many different ways to network computers together. A group of two or more computer systems linked together. There are many types of computer networks, including: ·     Local-area networks (LANs): The computers are geographically close together (that is, in the same building). ·     Wide-area networks (WANs): The computers are farther apart and are connected by telephone lines or radio waves. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS FROM NETWORKING? There are many possible reasons that a company might need or benefit from a network. In order to understand your particular company, you should start by exploring the following questions. You may need to ask a variety of people in the company their perspectives on these questions. Some of the people you may need to interview include the chief executive or the owner, the chief financial officer, and the key departmental heads within the company, such as manufacturing, retail operations and so on. The range of people you interview will depend on the type of business (or at home the users); in this case it is a small and large company. Before setting up a network whether a home network or a business network you
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