Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Networking contn'd-Page 2,Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)

A MAN covers a city,eg. Cable TV in cities.
A special standard has adopted for MAN is called DQDB(Distributed Queue Dual Bus).
Recent development in high-speed wireless internet access resulted in another MAN,which has been standardized as IEEE 802.16
A key aspect of a MAN is that there is broadcast medium to which all the computers are attached.
A n/w can be made by following topologies:
1.Star n/w
2.Tree n/w
3.Mesh n/w

Continued on Page 3 - Star Network