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Are WAN and "backbone" same?

Actually, most of actual backbones are WANs, but not all WANs are backbones, WANs are wide networks, and those include in most of the cases, to users, while backbones networks are the core of a ...
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Are WAN and "backbone" same?

Historically, LAN and WAN stood for vastly different technologies. Since nearly anything nowadays uses former LAN technology (Ethernet), that distinction has all but vanished. Today, the terms depend ...
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Are WAN and "backbone" same?

Backbone is a general term that can only be understood in context. So in some cases a backbone could be a WAN, but in other cases, no. Backbone refers more to the topological structure, where it ...
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