Introduction to Networks KS3 Resources

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All Computer Science topics are covered, and each module comes complete with:

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  • Mind Maps, Flashcards & Glossaries

Frequently Asked Questions about Networks

What is a network?

A network is a collection of two or more computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources such as applications, files, and printers.

What are the benefits of networking?

Networking provides many advantages like increased productivity, lower costs, easier communication, data accessibility and security, and improved collaboration.

How do I set up a network?

Setting up a network depends on the type of network you want to create. For example, if you’re setting up a home or small office network with multiple computers and devices, you'll likely need to purchase some networking hardware and configure your computer's settings according to your ISP instructions.

What are the types of networks?

The most common types of networks include local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), wireless local area networks (WLAN), wireless personal area networks (WPAN), campus area networks (CAN), metropolitan area networks (MAN), and storage area networks (SAN).

Who uses computer networks?

Computer networks are used in businesses, homes, schools, hospitals, government offices, and other places where people need access to shared information or resources.