What is a computer network, in laymen terms?


By Brendan Fitzpatrick


A network is 2 or more computers linked together. The fastest links (connections) are physical connections made via wire or fiber optics most commonly implemented for Desktops used in a workstation environment. Wireless technology (WiFi) is often preferred for laptops. There are other technologies used for connecting systems together such as 4G, bluetooth and others but these are more prevalent for cell phone networks.


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