In this article we will discuss Local Area Networks (LAN), will make brief discussion on Local Area Networks (LAN), In last article we discuss about Clients and Servers Model.
A LAN is a network of computers that are in the same general physical location, usually within a building or a campus.
Local area network is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, university campus or office building.
LANs are a network infrastructure that spans a small geographical area. Specific features of LANs include:
- LANs interconnect end devices in a limited area such as a home, school, office building, or campus.
- A LAN is usually administered by a single organization or individual. The administrative control that governs the security and access control policies are enforced on the network level.
- LANs provide high speed bandwidth to internal end devices and intermediary devices.