LAN - Local Area Network
- LAN is a network of computers located relatively near to each other. It is network of computers connected withing a limited distance of one another within a single building, or one department of campus and may covers upto few kilometers.
- The major benefit of LAN is that it can help to reduce cost by allowing people and computers to share expensive resources. LAN also provide users with access to shared programs and data files, improving workflow, productivity and communication within an organization.
Features of LAN:
- The diameter is not more than a few kilometers.
- It covers a single organization.