Types of Network

What are the two major types of network?

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  • Dec 27th, 2015

Connection oriented and Connection less

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  • Feb 16th, 2016

Rahuls answer is not valid one it may be LAN,MAN,WAN

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  • May 10th, 2016

We categorize network into 2 broad categories.


There are various factors which are responsible for the type of network one implements. Below description shows how network administrator chooses which network to establish.

Factors Peer to Peer Server based
Size of the organisation Smaller organization(<10 computers) Larger organisation
Level of security required Lesser secure Highly secured
Type of business may be flat hierarchical structure
Network Budget less expensive more expensive

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  • Jul 27th, 2016

VLSM (Variable Length Subnet Mask) network & FLSM (Fixed Length Subnet Mask) these are two types netwoks

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  • Sep 18th, 2016

Peer to peer
Server based

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  • Sep 20th, 2016

MAN: Metropolitan Area Network
WAN: Wide Area Network
LAN: Local Area Network
PAN: Personal Area Network

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  • Oct 20th, 2016

Type of network
LAN: Local area network
MAN: Metropolitan area network.
WAN: Wide area network.

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  • Jan 4th, 2018

Two major types of network.

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