Essays Tagged: "Wide Area Network"

Computer Viruses: Infection Vectors, and Feasibility of complete system protection.

ith a virus or know someone who has. And the rate of infection is rising monthly. This has caused a wide spread interest in viruses and what can be done to protect the data now entrusted to the comput ... therwise been protected from external contamination.Jackman 23. Telecommunications: also known as a Wide Area Network, this entails the connection of computer systems to each other via modems, and tel ...

(2 pages) 88 0 4.7 Nov/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Wide Area Networking

Wide Area NetworksIntroductionThe following paper is a report into the characteristics and construct ... ics and construction of a Wide Area Network (WAN). It will start by giving a basic description of a Wide Area Network and then go on to investigate, in detail, the actual structure and workings of a W ... have better understanding of the report subject.Basic ConceptsCharacteristics of a WANThe term WAN (Wide Area Network) refers to a network, which covers a large geographical area, and use communicatio ...

(8 pages) 314 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Challenges facing a corporation when implementing a network

o connectivity. An article from ABCNews dated July 22, 2000, stated that only one in 20 people worldwide have access. The potential for businesses to link into global market are endless, the challenge ... netrating the areas where access is low.Every office whether it is large or small needs access to a wide variety of communications tools to enhance their internal business process and or to effectivel ...

(5 pages) 199 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Wide Area Networks

Wide Area NetworksA wide area network is a network spread over a larger area than a LAN. A wide area ... two or more LAN's linked together. Another main difference between the local area networks and the wide area networks is the fact that the wide area network uses switching equipment. WAN's can and wi ... ransmission for intermittent traffic between local area networks (LANs) and between end-points in a wide area network (WAN). Frame relay puts data in a variable-size unit called a frame and leaves any ...

(12 pages) 366 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Advantages and disadvantages associated with various network topologies, cable options and factors governing selection of an appropriate cable.

rver; they are usually connected by cables.·Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) - usually covers wider geographic areas, e.g. cities, districts; smaller networks are interconnected for easy dissemi ... semination of information throughout the network, e.g. government agencies, local libraries.·Wide Area Network (WAN) - connect large geographic areas, such as an entire State, or even globally. ...

(4 pages) 181 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Data Communications: Wide Area Networks

A Wide Area Network (WAN) is a computer network that spans across over a large geographical area. A wi ... ea network typically is made up of two or more Local Area Networks (LANs). Computers connected to a wide area network are often connected through public networks, such as the telephone system. They ca ... he telephone system. They can also be connected through leased lines or satellites. An example of a wide area network is the Internet, which is the biggest in existence. WAN technologies generally fun ...

(8 pages) 201 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

How An Ethernet Works

are information with each other and their customers. The global computer network known as the World Wide Web provides services that let consumers buy books, clothes, and even cars online, or auction t ... cations that describe and differentiate network technologies -- so let's get started!Local Area vs. Wide AreaWe can classify network technologies as belonging to one of two basic groups. Local area ne ...

(15 pages) 201 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Wide Area Network Assessment. Area Network AssessmentIntroduction to WAN'sWide Area Networks (WAN's) are very large networks ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

What is an Address Resoultion Protocol and why do we care?

internetworking?: The art and science of connecting individual local-area networks (LANs) to create wide-area networks (WANs) , and connecting WANs to form even larger WANs. Devices: Any machine or co ... work. Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software, or a combination of both. What is wide-area connectivity (WANS) is the cost-effective, secure answer to your remote access, it's exact ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Business Data Networks and Communications Impact of Viruses on Networks

iety of security systems ranging from small business applications for networks to enterprises using Wide Area Networks. Another good source is downloading white paper form Mc Afee. Those PDF files are ... (computer) -- Encarta ® Online Deluxe , - Downloadshttp://pc-cillin.comSymantec Worldwide Home Page,F-Secure Security Information CenterFebruary 9, 2004

(3 pages) 63 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Analysis of Networking and Telecommunications.

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(3 pages) 113 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Cisco Tcs WAN Design

Washington School District Wide Area Network Proposal A Response to the Cisco Threaded Case Study by: Group 3 Networks, Inc.Tab ... oject: 32 Overview of Project: The Washington School District is seeking to implement an enterprise-wide, or wide Area, network (WAN) that will provide data connectivity to all of its school sites. Th ... the Washington School District's Request For Proposal (RFP) for the design and implementation of a Wide Area Network. The following objectives have been identified: 1. Network implementation to remai ...

(24 pages) 77 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Description of how networks normally grow from LAN to larger and then to WAN

ed based on their sizes, starting with Local Area Networks (LAN) and undergoing expansion to become Wide Area Networks (WAN). The discussion below therefore highlights the differences that exist betwe ... fications have then resulted in the rise of WAN, (MAN and METRO) with my main focus being WANs.WAN (Wide Area Networks)This type of network covers a wide area, covering city to city being referred to ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.3 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Bead Bar Development Project

ote high speed access around the building. To allow access from remote studios around the country a wide-area network (WAN) will be needed; this can be done using the internet or satellites.Client/ser ... e 24/7" is extremely important (Hendershot, R.,2007).Bead Bar's web site should take advantage of a wide range of features including graphics, drop-down menus, and easy to use checkout processes. Putt ...

(8 pages) 115 1 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

WAN Paper

A WAN, also known as a Wide Area Network, is an essential part to bigger corporate networks most government networks and co ... try or possibly even the world.The largest WAN today would technically be the internet or the World Wide Web. The internet is, in short, one giant WAN because it consists of many smaller LANs and serv ... LANs and servers. Most WANs can cover a fairly large geographical area, but some, such as the World Wide Web can cover the globe. The United States Government has quite a big WAN as a lot of their LAN ...

(6 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

A Beginner's Guide to Hacking - Part 1

, depending on how rich they are), and have things such as file and printer sharing enabled. A WAN (Wide Area Network) is a group of inter-connected LANs. Ultimate WAN is the Internet. Think of it lik ...

(7 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Local and Wide Area Networks

Local area and wide area networks are very essential for better communication and resource sharing. Organizations b ... n connect to other LANs and to WANs to allow communication between” (Higginson, 2006, Para.2). Wide area network (WAN) is a connection between two or more LAN in different geographic location. Si ... address translation. The network topology used for the local area network is Star topology but the Wide area networks are generally connected through a combination of star and mesh topology. Local ar ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Final Project: Executive Summary for Network Design Project

various applications will need to be accessible over a Local Area Network (LAN); as well as over a Wide Area Network (WAN), and via remote access. The goals of the network, both LAN and WAN, are to a ... l also allow for network expansion and management; and help support the future goals of the company.Wide Area Network (WAN) DesignAs stated previously, CphoeniX Inc. has a total of five offices; with ...

(25 pages) 95 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Design a Network Infrastructure Because Networks are Configured in Many Ways, Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts are Needed to Design, Test, and Evaluate Systems Such as Local Area Networks (lans)

tions analysts are needed to design, test, and evaluate systems such as local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the Internet, intranets, and other data communications systems.The term W ... g WAN technologies under a high-speed communication. The largest and probably the best example of a Wide Area Network is the Internet. WAN technologies generally function at the lower three layers of ...

(51 pages) 155 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

network adminspeech to inform

and work with major companies and fortune 500 companies that are spread over the world and become a wide area network(WAN) Admin."This career has a great pay incentive as of 2012 the salary can ran ... ated and open every year" (Careerthoughts 2012-2013). The areas that a Network Admin over sees is a wide area which may "include security, upgrades, as well as setting up new accounts" (Careerthoughts ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies