Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Difference Types of Networks and their standards !

We have many types of networks :

1) LAN : Local Area Network ( Family of IEEE 802 standards)

  •  HAN : Home Area Network (   ITU-T G.9951–3,G.9954,G.9954,G.9960–1,G.9963,G.9970,G.9972)
  •  SAN : Storage Area Network ( Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) : RFC 3720)                           

2) CAN : Campus Area Network


3) MAN : Metropolitan Area Network ( IEEE Std 802-2002)


4) WAN : Wide Area Network
           

  •  Leased Line [PPP(RFC 1661), HDLC (RFC 2687, RFC 1662) , SDLC( RFC 1747) , HNAS]
  •  Circuit Switching (PPP, ISDN)
  •  Packet Switching ( X.25 Frame-Relay)
  •  Cell Relay (ATM)

5) PAN : Personal Area Network

6) WPAN : Wireless Personal Area Network ( Family of IEEE 802.15 Standards)

7) BAN : Body Area Network ( IEEE 802.15.6)


8) VPN : Virtual Private Network ( RFC 4026)





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