Network

A network is defined as a group of two or more computer systems linked together. There are many types of computer networks, including the following:

Network Characteristics

In addition to these types, the following characteristics are also used to categorize different types of networks:

Computers on a network are sometimes called nodes. Computers and devices that allocate resources for a network are called servers.

a basic diagram of network topology

Image: Network Topology diagram

(v.) To connect two or more computers together with the ability to communicate with each other.

Recommended Reading: Webopedia’s Network Fundamentals Study Guide teaches the building blocks of modern network design.

Top 5 Network Related Questions

1. What is network software?

2. What is network computer?

3. What is network management?

4. What is network security?

5. What is a local-area network (LAN)?

Video Description: Introduction to Computer network and IP address by Ravindrababu Ravula

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXMIxCYZu8o&feature=emb_title

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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