Normally, the access points allow the users to connect the Internet through the Wired Network(Switch, Router, Modem, etc....).
The switch (layer 2) normally receive the packets, process it and forward data to the destination.
Normally, the router is used to connect the different networks. But there are so many router functions if detailed.
The Modem is the common networking device that turns the digital data of an electronic device into modulated electrical signal for transmission over telephone lines and demodulated by another modem at the receiver side to recover the digital data.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP) to link billions of devices worldwide.
Sample Network Diagram for Small Office
- Written by: Thet Naing Win
- Category: Networking Theory