What is a Network?Dear readers, if you are asked what do you understand by a "Network". What will your answer be? .
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So let's read on to understand the networking concept.
A Network is a collection of devices connected to each other. These devices can be anything ranging from computers to printers etc.
What is the importance of Networks?
- Networks play an important role in decreasing the cost , time and effort required in data transfer, that may otherwise be cumbersome task and a costly affair.
- Networks thus increase productivity.
- Networks enable resource optimization by sharing them within the network.
Types Of Networks
- Basic Network
two hosts directly connected to each other using a networking cable.
Host 1 Host 2
- Hub Network
Host 1 Hub Host 2
Host 1 Switch Host 2
- Switched network