Personal area (PAN) networks. Computer and Network Examples
A personal area network — PAN is a personal devices network equipped at a limited area. PAN ordinary has such mobile devices: cell phone, tablet, laptop. That type of network could also be wirelessly connected to Internet.
The personal area network concept originates at M.I.T.'s Media Lab thanks to Thomas Zimmerman research. Zimmerman's article the advantage of this technology explains.
A personal area network handles the interconnection of IT devices at the surrounding of a single user. Generally, PAN contains from following such appliances: cordless mice and keyboards, cordless phone, Bluetooth.
A personal area network pros and cons:
- PAN is expedient, lucrative and handy.
- Sometimes has a bad connection to other networks at the same radio bands.
- Bluetooth networks have slow data transfer speed, but comparatively safe.
- Bluetooth has distance limits.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a powerful network diagramming and vector drawing software. It provides the Computer and Networks Area with many Solutions that contain the wide set of ready-to-use predesigned vector stencils and examples to help you design the professional looking Personal area networks (PANs) of any complexity quick and easy.
Example 1. Personal area (PAN) network.
Once you go to the Solutions section on this site, you will see our examples and templates of personal area network which can be very useful in terms of making your own diagram and to have the final version of it looking professional.
This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park and shows the Personal area network.
Example 2. Computer and Network Diagrams Solution
The network diagrams designed with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM are vector graphic documents and are available for reviewing, modifying, and converting to a variety of formats (image, HTML, PDF file, MS PowerPoint Presentation, Adobe Flash or MS Visio).
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Interactive Voice Response (IVR) is a system of the prerecorded voice messages that allows a computer to interact with humans. IVR performs the function of the routing calls within a call center, using the information entered by the customer on the phone keypad in the touchtone mode.
This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park and show the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) network.
Picture: Interactive voice response (IVR) networks. Computer and Network Examples
A Storage area network (SAN) is a dedicated network that provides access to data storage and operations only on the block level. SAN usually has own network of storage devices/elements and disk arrays that are connected with each other and to a remote data-sharing network. SANs are widely used for enhancing the storage devices (optical jukeboxes, disk arrays, tape libraries) that are accessible for networked servers.
This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. It shows the hybrid of Storage area network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) technologies.
Picture: Storage area networks (SAN). Computer and Network Examples
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Picture: IDEF0 Flowchart Symbols
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This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Computer and Networks solution from Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Picture: Guesthouse Network. WIFI network to my guest house
If we divide computer networks by scale, we get several main categories. The smallest network is PAN, as it connects personal devices themselves, and as the number of users grows, a local area network can be recognized, and campus area networks (CAN) connects several local networks located within some area like a university or a corporation. Computers connected to CAN share public educational materials and list of CAN network examples includes such prestigious universities like Stanford and Carnegie Mellon.
This is an example of a computer network diagram created for a campus area network. It was created using using ConceptDraw solution for the Computer and Network diagramming. The specific of this sample campus network is its distribution. It is rather broad to embrace a big campus territory. This diagram can be applied as a template for designing custom area network topology diagram for a particular educational institution.
Picture: Campus Area Networks (CAN). Computer and Network Examples
Unfortunately, a man can’t predict the future and no one is safe from natural disasters, such as floods, earthquakes, hurricanes or fires. Nonetheless, what you can do to ensure safety for you and your relatives is to create an emergency plan, so everyone will know what to do if emergency happens. Keep that plan simple and train it several times a year so that no one could forget any details of it.
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Picture: Emergency Plan
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Picture: DFD Library — Design elements