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Introduction to All Kinds of Area Networks Explained

Published: May 19, 2020, 8:31 a.m. in LAN, WAN, Internet Connection, VLAN by Emil S.

What's the difference between LAN and WAN and other networks? A method to classify the several types of computer networks is by their scale or scope. Historically, the networking community refers to most designs as an area network variant. Here are the most common area networks types: LAN: Local Area Network ...

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What Is a Wide Area Network and How Does It Work

Published: March 25, 2020, 11:31 a.m. in WAN, Internet Connection by Emil S.

You may have encountered the acronym WAN before. This stands for “Wide Area Network” and not “Wireless Area Network” as some people mistakenly think (the right acronym for the latter is WLAN). The WAN is a network for communications that can cover a huge geographic scope such as cities and ...

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