A network is two or more computers connected together. Computers in a network can communicate with each other. A computer needs a network interface card to connect to a network.
LANS- Local Area networks found in mostly offices and schools
- A network file server is a dedicated computer that runs the software needed by the network and stores the files that users have created
- Terminals are individual workstations that give access to the network. Using a terminal gives access to the networks software and files
- If a group of terminals share use of a printer then the system needs a print server. If two or more documents are sent to the printer at the same time the print server will put them into a queue. Users can then carry on with other work whilst waiting for the document to be printed.
- For the network to operate, data needs to be sent…