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Networking


Networking is connecting two or more devices to allow communication between them with the purpose of sharing information and resources.


Examples of these devices are computers, printers, routers, hubs, modems, and PDAs.


The information and resources being shared can be anything from MS Office documents and e-mail to printers and fax devices.


Internetworking is connecting multiple networks with the purpose of creating one large network. The Internet is the most common example of an internetwork.