What is Network and Networking?

Network is only infrastructure, and Networking is action to share and use  the network and logically exchange the information with others on the network.

Network consist of nodes (computers), wires, hubs, switches, routers and different devices, that makes an infrastructure. There are many types of computer networks, including:

Local-area networks (LANs) : It covers small areas compared to WAN. It covers areas like rooms,offices,buildings etc.

Wide-area networks (WANs) : It covers the large areas. Devices are connected by telephone lines or radio waves.

Campus-area networks (CANs): The PCs or computers are within a limited geographic area, for example a campus or even military base.

Metropolitan-area networks (MANs): A data network which is designed for a town or city.

Networking logically exchanges the information with others on a network. For example :

1. Social Networking.
2. Chat with people using messengers.
3. Visit conferences ,workshops online.