The purpose of a wireless router is to transfer data wirelessly from one location to another. The router is used to secure networks and to connect different devices to the Internet. Wireless routers connect to a LAN, or ... More »

Reputable wireless routers include products by Linksys, Netgear and D-Link. Routers made by these companies are high quality, highly capable and dependable. Wireless routers have different specifications to help users wi... More »

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A default gateway acts as an intermediate device that connects your computer to the Internet. It is located within your Internet Service Provider's premises and is typically a router such as a Cisco brand device. In addi... More »

HTTP, or hypertext transfer protocol, is a means to transfer secure data across the Internet. HTTP is set of rules used for transferring files on the web. More »

The main purpose of the Internet is to provide global access to data and communications. Use of the Internet and networking is essential for advancing research in science, medicine, engineering and design as well as in m... More »

The purpose of a computer network is that of sharing resources and data between computer systems. Those shared resources would include that of data storage, printers and other devices. Computer networking allows the shar... More »

The purpose of a network operating system is to support workstations, data sharing, application sharing, file sharing and printer access sharing among multiple computers in a network. A network operating system is used t... More »