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The term Networking has many different connotations, however within the IT space it is best described as: A network is a series of points or nodes interconnected by communication paths. Networks can interconnect with other networks and contain subnetworks.
The most common topology or general configurations of networks include the bus, star, token ring, and mesh topologies. Networks can also be characterized in terms of spatial distance as local area networks (LANs), metropolitan area networks (MANs), and wide area networks (WANs).
A given network can also be characterized by the type of data transmission technology in use on it (for example, a TCP/IP or Systems Network Architecture network); by whether it carries voice, data, or both kinds of signals; by who can use the network (public or private); by the usual nature of its connections (dial-up or switched, dedicated or nonswitched, or virtual connections); and by the types of physical links (for example, optical fiber, coaxial cable, and Unshielded Twisted Pair). Large telephone networks and networks using their infrastructure (such as the Internet) have sharing and exchange arrangements with other companies so that larger networks are created.
The data network is used extensively throughout the world to connect individuals and organizations. Data networks can be connected together to allow users seamless access to resources that are hosted outside of the particular provider they are connected to. The Internet is the best example of many data networks from different organizations all operating under a single address space.
There are many different network structures that TCP/IP can be used across to efficiently route messages, for example:
- wide area networks (WAN)
- metropolitan area networks (MAN)
- local area networks (LAN)
- campus area networks (CAN)
- virtual private networks (VPN)
In today's world of communication four major trends can be observed: digitization, consolidation, deregulation, and globalization. All of these trends are having a major impact on the growth and development of networks.
The trend towards digitization means that technologies for the processing and transmission of information use the same language. This is the computer language of the binary code. This digital language facilitates the convergence of computers, telecommunications, office technologies and assorted audio-visual consumer electronics. This digital integration offers speed, flexibility, reliability, and low costs. Digitization means better technical quality at lower prices.
The trends towards consolidation is due to all signals, whether they carry sound, data, or pictures, converge into the digital format, they become, however different in substance, identical in the technical sense. As a result, telecommunication and broadcasting integrate, i.e. telecommunication services can be provided by TV cable networks or TV signals can be carried by telecommunication operators.
The trend towards deregulation and consolidation go together with a shift from public-service type, controlled regulated provision of information and telecommunication services to a competitive environment for the trading of these services by private market operators. At the same time the trend towards deregulation strongly reinforces both digitization and consolidation.
Australia’s Newest Network – NBN
NBN Co was created on 9 August, 2009 developing a wholesale product offering that will connect 93% of homes, schools and workplaces with optical fibre (fibre to the premises or "FTTP"), providing superfast broadband services to Australians in urban and regional towns. For the remaining 7% of homes, schools and workplaces NBN will connect using next generation fixed wireless and satellite services.
NBN Co is a wholly-owned Commonwealth company that has been prescribed as a Government Business Enterprise (GBE). The network is estimated to cost A$35.9 billion to construct over a 10-year period and is "the single largest nation building infrastructure project in Australia’s history". The network will gradually replace the copper network, owned by Telstra and currently used for most telephony and data services.
Networking employers and recruitment in Australia
Operators such as Telstra, Optus, AAPT, Macquarie Telecom, TPG, Primus, Verizon, Pacnet, NTT, Reliance Globalcom, Amcom, Vodafone, NBN, BT, NextGen Networks, Platform Networks, Internode, AARNet, Uecomm,TransAct
Service Providers such as Switch, Fujitsu, AC3, Macquarie Intellicentre, NextDC, Hostworks, MelbourneIT, Ultraserve, Rackspace, Amazon, Harbour MSP
Within this podcast Twisted Wire spends half an hour with Mike Quigley to talk about his role and the progress of the nation's biggest ever infrastructure project.