Computer network is a form of electronic communication. The network might either be a small or a large number of computers which are linked at different places. The network may be divided in two categories which is based on the operational area of the network.
- Local Area Network (LAN)
- Wide Area Network (WAN)
Local Area Network (LAN):
A Local Area Network is a small group of computers (generally about 3 to 50 terminals) interconnected together and located inside a single building of same organization or institution, or within a limited area.
All the terminals are connected with a main computer which is widely known as server.