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FC: "A travel through our school local area network" | Renata EG #3 Technology 7A January 2012
1: Why Computer Networks are so important for current society? | Now in days computer networks are very important because there we can socialize, get information and do many things. We live in an era where now in days computer and internet is aall we got faster.
2: The computer network client asks for the information to the laptop, which is the node,and there is where it all starts. | The User | Once, there was a school teacher who wanted to open her web mail account to check a student's project.
3: N o d e | So she turned on a laptop at the school. | The node is any device connected to the network.
4: NIC | The NIC provides the hardware between the computer and a network. | After the teacher wrote the address in the computer the info went trough the NIC.
5: Since the teacher is using a laptop, so it's wireless so the signal go to the Wireless Access Point. | Wireless Access Point | The Wireless access point is a device that gives Internet signal to a specific area.
6: Computer Network Switch | The switch gives much speed and strength to the signal. | Then the information that the teacher sends goes to the Computer Network Switch.
7: Fiber Optic Cable | The Fiber optic cable takes the signal to the site. | After the info is in the switch it goes directly to the fiber optic cable that will take it to the site.
8: SITE | In the site the information of a cable goes there and then it sends it to another cable. | The fiber optic cable sends the info to the site.
9: Router | THE CABLES GET TO THE ROUTER AND SENDS IT TO THE WEB MAIL SERVER. | In the router all the connections are transfer.
10: Web Mail Server | In the web mail server you can enter to check messages they send to you. | Finally, the information arrives to the teachers laptop and then she can access to it.