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Lan-wan???

Discussion in 'Networking' started by xtreampb, Jan 31, 2007.

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  1. xtreampb

    xtreampb Thread Starter

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    what is the diffrence between a LAN and a WAN
     
  2. Squashman

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    LAN - Local Area Network like you would have in a small office or your home.
    WAN - Wide Area Network would be like a network of several buildings connected together by several routers or VPN's.

    That is the simplest I can describe it too you.
     
  3. JohnWill

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    WAN - that would be the Internet, a really WIDE Area Network. :D
     
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    World Area Network :D
     
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    or: What's A Network? lol
     
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