Lan And Wan

Locale area network And Wide Area Network

What Is Wan

A Wide Area Network (WAN) is a network that covers a broad area (i.e., any telecommunications network that links across metropolitan, regional, or national boundaries) using private or public network transports

What WAN Does

Business and government entities utilize WANs to relay data among employees, clients, buyers, and suppliers from various geographical locations. In essence, this mode of telecommunication allows a business to effectively carry out its daily function regardless of location. The Internet can be considered a WAN as well, and is used by businesses, governments, organizations, and individuals for almost any purpose imaginable.

What Is Lan

Lan(Local Area Network) Is a Network that only people connected to that network can use.A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers in a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, or office building using network media.The defining characteristics of LANs, in contrast to wide area network (WANs), include their usually higher data-transfer rates smaller geographic area, and lack of a need for leased telecommunication lines