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WIRELESS AND MOBILE NETWORKS
Networking and Communication TrendsConvergence: Telephone networks and computer networks converging into single digital network using Internet standardsBroadband: Maximum Internet users have broadband accessBroadband wireless:Voice, data communication are increasingly taking place over broadband wireless platforms
Computer network Two or more connected computers Major components in simple network Client and server computers Network interfaces (NICs) Connection medium Network operating system Hubs, switches, routers Software-defined networking (SDN) - Functions of switches and routers managed by central program
COMPONENTS OF A SIMPLECOMPUTER NETWORK
Networks in large companiesHundreds of local area networks (LANs) linked to firmwide corporate network Various powerful servers Web site Corporate intranet, extranet Backend systemsMobile wireless LANs (Wi-Fi networks) Videoconferencing systemTelephone network Wireless cell phones
CORPORATE NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE
Components of Networks and Key Networking TechnologyKey digital networking technologiesClient/server computing- Distributed computing model Clients linked through network controlled by network server computer Server sets rules of communication for network and provides every client with an address so others can find it on the network Has largely replaced centralized mainframe computing The Internet: largest implementation of client/server computing
Components of Networks and Key Networking TechnologyKey digital networking technologiesPacket switching - Method of slicing digital messages into parcels (packets), sending packets along different communication paths as they

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