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CCENT Exam Cram (Exam 640-822) by Andrew Whitaker, Michael Valentine

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Chapter 7. Introduction to Wide-Area Networks

Terms You’ll Need to Understand Concepts and Techniques You’ll Need to Master

Introduction

There are two major types of networking: local area network (LAN) and wide-area network (WAN). This chapter discusses WANs.

A WAN is a network that spans a broad ...

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