From wide area networks to content delivery networks, learn all you need to know about networks – and networking – in these articles. Gain an understanding of NAT, intranets, the nslookup and ping commands, and a host of other networking topics.

WAN vs LAN – What’s the Difference?

A LAN (Local Area Network) is a simple computer network located in small physical areas.  For instance, located in homes, offices large and small, universities, and can consist of a single building or multiple buildings. A WAN (Wide Area Network) is a complex computer network located in specific geographical areas. To clarify, it is offices located throughout cities, counties, states, and even furthermore nations depending on the geographical locations. […]

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