A wide area network wan is a telecommunications network that extends over a large geographical area for the primary purpose of computer networking. The operation of lan and wan hardware and protocols. Wide area networks wanslarger geographic distance e. Business, as well as education and government entities use wide area networks. Introduction to the controller area network can rev. The sub network of a wide area network is the logical infrastructure and thus consists of nodes and various types of interconnecting media. Wans can be used to connect cities, states, or even countries. Wide area network wan is a data network that connects geographically dispersed. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Perhaps in one building or a few buildings close to each other called a campus. A wide area network wan is a network that exists over a largescale geographical area. Once you use connections for external resources, for example, an internet connection we call it a wan wide area network connection. Wide area networks are often established with leased telecommunication circuits. Local area networks lan and wide area networks wan. In terms of the osi reference model, the radio signal operates at the physical layer, and the data format controls several of the higher layers.
The book was used for an intro to wan technologies at uofphx. Isbn 9781586761714 introduction to wide area networks. Wide area network an overview sciencedirect topics. Chapter 1 introduction to scaling networks 1 chapter 2 lan redundancy 11 chapter 3 link aggregation 27 chapter 4 wireless lans 37 chapter 5 adjust and troubleshoot single area ospf 51 chapter 6. Start studying introduction to networking wide area network wan. Protocols and applications for network to network connectivity west net signature series 9781586761448 by reed, kenneth d. The textbook definition of a wan is a computer network spanning regions, countries, or even the. In this video, anthony sequeira discusses wide area networking and distinguishes these technologies from lans. The wan is a place in the network that aggregates various types, speeds, and links running a disparate set of protocols together crossing metropolitan, state, and even country boundaries.
Introduction to wireless networks when you invent a new network. Introduction to the controller area network can 3 standard can or extended can the can communication protocol is a carriersense, multipleaccess protocol with collision detection and. Data allocations in local area networks lans, metropolitan area networks mans, and wide area networks wans are subject to different requirements and considerations. This ebook contains very useful wide area network terminologies.
A wan connects different smaller networks, including local area networks lans and metro area networks. Widearea networks wans are used to connect remote lans. In contrast to local area networks lan, wans provide communications over substantially. A softwaredefined wide area network sdwan doesnt just improve on traditional wanit redefines it, simplifying branch office networking and assuring reliable application performance. The operation of lan and wan hardware and protocols ebook epub 1. Introduction to wide area networks ebook westnet learning estore ebook, students will learn the concepts, technologies, components, and protocols used to move voice and data across long distances, and discover important technologies such as atm that integrate voice, data, and video communications. That is, one network can be connected to another network and become a more powerful tool because of the greater resources. A wan is owned by a service provider, and a business pays a fee to use the providers wan network. My aim is to help students and faculty to download study materials at one place. This online course explains the principles of operation, capabilities and features of various types of wide area network and describes the requirements of different types. Introduction to wide area networks 8th edition 9781586761714 and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices.
Lastly, wan networking devices include psns introduced above and. Links highperformance computers with highspeed connections in a cluster configuration. We use a wan connection to reach other remote lans or servers on the internet. Wide area networks wans encyclopedia business terms. Wide area networks wans pearson education xpowerpoint. Introduction to ad hoc networks department of computer. It can be private to connect parts of a business, or it can be public to connect smaller networks.
Upload your document and click the submit to dropbox button. This blog contains a huge collection of various lectures notes, slides, ebooks in ppt, pdf and html format in all subjects. A wan wide area network is a communications network that spans a large geographic area such as a city, state, or country. A wide area coverage is provided by cellular networks, a reason of a wide adoption of second generation 2g and third generation 3g technologies for m2m communication. A small office, a single building, multiple buildings inside a campus etc.
Its called a local area network since all devices that make up the lan are close to each other. A wide area network also known as wan, is a large network of information that is not tied to a single location. Wans can facilitate communication, the sharing of information and much more between. A wide area network wan is a telecommunications network that extends over a large. Ch9 chapter 9 introduction to metropolitan area networks. A local area network lan is a private computer network that connects computers in small physical areas. Wide area networks wans larger geographic distance e. A wide area network wan is a data network, usually used for connecting computers, that spans a wide geographical area. Introduction to local area networks download online. Of importance is the definition of a reliable protocol for the endto end. Wide area network wan when network spans over a large distance or when the computers to be connected to each other are at widely separated locations a local area network cannot be used. Wide area network wan, a computer communications network that spans cities, countries, and the globe, generally using telephone lines and satellite links. System area network also called cluster area network, or can. Wide area networking computing and information sciences.
Sharing of information over geographically wide areas. The ieee 802 working group defined the local area network lan as a communication system through a shared medium, which allows independent devices to communicate together within a limited area. Wide area networks wan is type of computer network. The network structure includes the wireless network.
This lesson explains what wans wide area network are with some examples of leased lines, dcedte, csudsu, dsl, cable and more. Introduction to wide area network protocols presentation. Local area network designintroduction to local area networks. Find 9781586761714 introduction to wide area networks 8th edition 8th edition by learning at over 30 bookstores. Introduction to wans wide area network our own networks are called lans local area network.212 791 1637 974 660 1300 832 1017 1010 1120 1469 672 658 1304 945 1067 1080 1211 1419 1148 725 142 681 1136 1550 185 893 1058 1214 1393 1452 1334 839 368