Computerized Networking of HIV Providers Networking Fundamentals. Presented by: Tom Lang – LCG Technologies Corp. May 8, 2003. Agenda. Network Infrastructure (“plumbing”) VPN & the “Internet” Network Resources Putting IT all together Application Architecture Networking & HIPAA
Computerized Networking of HIV Providers
Tom Lang – LCG Technologies Corp.
May 8, 2003
What is a Computer Network?
LAN – Local Area Network (one domain / office)
WAN – Wide Area Network (more than one domain / segment / office)
The “Plumbing” of a Network?
Manufactured to handle certain levels / speeds of traffic (alley, 2 lane street, 4 lane highway)
Hubs / Switches
Which is better / faster?
10 ports that share 100 MB each port will get 10 MB
“Plumbing” on Network Drawings (Test)
Which one is it?
Virtual Private Network – what is it?
Virtual Private Network – what it looks like?
The Internet – what is it?
Server Specifications (minimum preferred)
Putting “IT” All Together
Application Architecture (Types)
Networked Application (LAN deployment)
Networked Application (WAN deployment #1)
Networked Application (WAN deployment #2)
Networked Application (Web deployment #1)
Networked Application (Web deployment #2)
Networking & HIPAA Security (2 years out)