Advantage And Disadvantage Of Computer Network  

A computer network is a network of computers, printers and other resources. There are many benefits in using resources that are interconnected through a network. Here is a look at the advantages of a computer network:

  • You can share files with other uses quickly and easily. You can view the files in a distantly located in a system and even work on the file, which save time and also storage space.
  • Network allows sharing of resources, so if you do not have access to a particular resource like a printer or modem, you can use one that is connected to the network and carry out your activities.
  • There is no problem about storage space as files can be stored in any system on the network that can offer necessary space or it can be split between various systems. The network storage server offer huge storage space for large space requirements.
  • Software applications can be installed in one system and used by users in various points on the network. This saves the cost of buying software for installation in individual systems.

Computer networks have certain disadvantages. Here is a look at what they are:

  • It is easy for a hacker to get inside the network and steal vital information. Network security software is good, but there are still instances of unauthorized access.
  • Building a compute network is expensive since the devices used for establishing connections such as routers, switches, hubs and so on, are basically expensive.
  • Viruses can easily spread through the network and once a virus affects the network most system get infected in a matter of second. Cleaning up the network is a time consuming task.

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