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5.10: The Network as a Platform Converged Networks

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    Traditional Separate Networks

    Consider a school which was built thirty years ago. A few study halls were cabled for the data network, phone network, and video network for TVs in those days and these different networks couldn't speak with one another.

    Each network utilized various innovations to convey the correspondence signal. Each network had its own arrangement of rules and measures to guarantee successful correspondence.

    The Converging Network

    Today, the separate data, phone, and video networks are converging. In contrast to traditional networks, merged networks are equipped for conveying information, voice, and video between a wide range of sorts of devices over a similar system foundation.

    This network foundation utilizes a similar arrangement of rules, understandings, and implementation standards.


    5.10: The Network as a Platform Converged Networks is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Ly-Huong T. Pham, Tejal Desai-Naik, Laurie Hammond, & Wael Abdeljabbar.