Makesure clear your Basic Concept of Computer Network for better Networking.
Mini and mainframe computers is the First networking process began in sixties.
Early eighties, networking through began personal computer (PC). Needless to say, only one user can work on a computer at the same time while using personal computer.
Networking on PC allows a user to use multiple computers at the same time, just as multiple users work on a computer same time. In short, as a result of network in computer, fall network under the same system.
Part of all the computers into one processing network integrated.
Applications for computer networks
The modern world cannot imagined without networks at present. Different types of networks are widely used in different offices, courts, business and educational institutions, laboratories, factories etc.
- Automatic office and factory management
- Distributed computing
- E-mail sending and receiving
- Electronic bulletin board
- Access to remote programs and databases
- Railway or aircraft reservation system
- Electronic money transfer
- Hardware and software resource sharing
- Information Management
- Tele and video conferencing
- File transfer
- Fax and telex services
- Internet phone
- World Wide Web
Computer Network Advantages
May not be safe to exchange or share all kinds of information in a business or financial institution. All types of information easily exchanged using the network.
Shared Hardware resources. Printers connected to any computer on the network used from other computers. Similarly hardware resources are eligible for share.
Use Scanners, hard disk space and modems.
Share Software resource. When software is installed and configured centrally on organization network, software or program becomes usable resource for other clients throughout organization.
Saved Data. Network client used store all the information of the network on central storage media.
Protected Data. Anyone who not authorized to use network will not able to use protected computer.
Exchanged Messages. Network clients exchange documents and instant messages with each other form electronic mail or e-mail.