This book is designed for students who want to know the basics of how a wide area network works.
How a WAN Works explores the underlying concepts of how wide area networks function.
Combines full color illustrations that brings the inside of a network to life.
Describes the differences between local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN).
The network firewall is covered.
Describes data packets and ports.
The TCP/IP protocols are detailed.
Internet networks are covered.
Client Server is described.
Covers name server and peer to peer networks.
This full-color, fully illustrated guide to the world of wide area networks is ideal for computer science curriculums.
K-12 Computer Science Curriculums. Key Stage 3 Computing Curriculums.