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As highlighted recently in the WSJ, Facebook continues investing time and energy in designing its own specialized computer network equipment. The company wants "its software to be so sophisticated and automated that a single person can oversee the company’s entire network." Will they succeed?
Cisco is specifically called out in the above-mentioned WSJ piece several times. Known worldwide for their router lines, Cisco has a lot to gain or lose from the decisions a company like Facebook makes. Learn all about the many kinds of Cisco routers here.
Just as many residential households have installed their own home networks, corporations and other types of businesses also utilize computer networks in their daily operations. Both residential and business networks run using many of the same underlying technologies. However, business networks (particularly those in larger corporations) incorporate additional features and usages.
The terms "information technology" and "IT" are widely used in business and the field of computing. People use the terms generically when referring to various kinds of computer-related work, which sometimes confuses their meaning.
In computer networking, remote access is the capability to log into a system without being physically present at its keyboard. Remote access is commonly used on corporate computer networks but can also be utilized on home networks.
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