Published May 1996
by Ibm .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||296|
Local Area Network Concepts and Products LAN Architecture by IBM Corporation File Type: PDF Number of Pages: Description This book is for those looking for conceptual and product-specific information in the LAN environment. They provide a technical introduction to the various types of IBM local area network architectures and product Author: IBM Corporation. That’s why we wrote the book, “Network Concepts IT Support Guide.” In this you’ll discover: The five types of technical support available, and the pros and cons of each. How to avoid getting ripped off, disappointed and/or paying for substandard work. 12 warning signs that you hired the wrong computer consultant. This is a straight update of the 3rd edition of this successful textbook. The aim of the book is to provide a course text for the networking element required by most degree and BTEC Higher National courses in computing. The book covers both the key concepts for understanding local area networks alongside more practical issues such as cabling structures and interconnections . 1. Define local area network. A local area network is a group of microcomputers or other workstation devices located within a small or confined area and are connected by a common cable. A LAN can be part of a larger backbone network connected to other LANs, a host mainframe, or public networks. 2. Describe at least three types of Size: KB.
A fast-growing area in the communications industry is the internetworking of an ever-increasing proliferation of computers, particularly via local area networks (LANs). The LAN is a resource-sharing data communications network being used by many offices to interchange information such as electronic mail, word processing, and files among Cited by: Wireless Local-Area Networks: A brief history of wireless networking and some of the basic concepts. How Bandwidth Is Achieved from RF Signals: The frequency spectrum used in . That’s why we wrote the book, ” Network Concepts IT Support Guide.” In this you’ll discover: The five types of technical support available, and the pros and cons of each. How to avoid getting ripped off, disappointed and/or paying for substandard work. 12 warning signs that you hired the wrong computer consultant. And much more! A local area network (LAN) is a group of computers and peripheral devices that share a common communications line or wireless link to a server within a distinct geographic area. A local area network may serve as few as two or three users in a home-office or several hundred users in a corporation’s central office.
Local area networks (LANs) Elaine_06_I-4 Low-speed LANs, each existing within a building High-speed Backbone LAN Interconnection of LANs storage area network • LANs may exist on many levels categorized by speed and application. Elaine_06_I-5 Ethernet. Elaine_06_I-6 Overview. A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, university campus or office building. By contrast, a wide area network (WAN) not only covers a larger geographic distance, but also generally involves leased telecommunication circuits.. Ethernet and Wi-Fi are the two most common . Description. The book provides an explanation on the wireless network concepts, architectures, protocols, and applications. It covers the wireless networks such as wireless body area network (WBAN), wireless local area networks (WLANs), wireless metropolitan area networks (WMANs), wireless wide area network (WWAN), wireless sensor networks, wireless vehicle networks and . cost, by local area network technology. This local area use of long- due to the fact that long-haul packet communication technology has haul network technology, indicated by the shaded area of Fig. 1, is been available commercially for several years, while File Size: 2MB.