How a Network Works

How networks work

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Camboard Technology

Computer science software for k12 and ks3 computing curriculum..

Key Features

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Brings the inside of a network to life.

How a Network Works is an illustrated guide to the world of networks.
This program is designed for students who want to know the basics of how networks work.
How a Network Works explores the underlying concepts of how networks function.
Combines excellent graphics that brings the inside of a network to life.

Network types.

Introduces the three main network types, star networks, bus networks and ring networks.

Describes the differences between local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN).

Covers network security with user names and passwords.

Access rights are described.

The network firewall is covered.

Describes data packets and ports.

The TCP/IP protocols are detailed.

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Internet networks are covered.

Client Server is described.

Covers name server and peer to peer networks.

Features simulations of the main network types
This full-colour, fully illustrated program to the world of networks includes 13 tutorials and is Ideal for Computing KS 2 & 3 and Computer Science K12.

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System Requirements

Requires a PC or laptop

With Windows XP/VISTA/7/8/10