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WAN – Wide Area Network

WAN – The phrase “wide area network” in a word is known as WAN.  That wide ranging network works collectively with the help of hardware such as computers and related resources. Cisco has introduced a lot of devices such as modem and routers for WAN, protocols and technologies such as ATM, Cisco frame relay etc so to provide a better wide area network (WAN) environment.

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IP Address – Internet Protocol address: Basic about IPv4

An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is actually a numerical tag that is assigned to each participating device over the network either a computer or a printer. These devices are attached via networking using internet protocols for their communication.

Two main functions of an IP address are given under:

  1. Identifying a host or a network interface
  2. allocating addresses

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DNS – Domain Name System

Generally, DNS represents to Domain Name System. But sometimes it is referred to Domain Name Service too. Anyhow, DNS system is a multi-level distributed naming system for whether computers, services, or any other resource, connected to the internet or else a private network. The main purpose of this system is to join together relevant information and domain names that are allotted to online participating entities.

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UDP – User Datagram Protocol

Let’s see what is UDP – User Datagram Protocol. Inside the computer world, term “networking” is denoted to the physical joining of two machines for different purposes like communication and data distribution. But mesh of this hardware and computer’s software can communicated with each other with the help of specially designed protocols. Moreover, computer networks can be categorized on the basis of such communication languages (protocols) used by a network.

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Backbone – What is backbone?

Backbone in a computer network is the innermost conduit which is designed to transport traffic at a very high speed amongst attached systems. The core idea of its existence is to make best use of a network by achieving reliability, all-encompassing performances and long-distance improved data communications.

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