Network, Internet and World Wide Web Essential Concepts Natalia Mosina - 2005 Network Most people work in a network environment
Natalia Mosina - 2005
A network is a collection of computers connected together with special hardware and software to manage it.
LAN – local area network (small area)
WAN – wide area network (long distances)
(a) Home Network
(b) Local Area Network
(c) Wide Area Network
interconnected collection of networks
Consists of computers and the communications links that connect them
The World Wide Web
Consists of different files, documents, and software that stores and retrieves those files.
Web is a collection of files that reside on Web Servers that are located all over the world.
Name of the page
(means of access)
Directory where the
Page is stored