Question: Advantages and Disadvantages of Computer Networking; Networking is an interconnection between two or more computer (nodes or hosts) etc… There are a lot of advantages and some disadvantage of networking.
Sharing of Information The ability to share data and information to users or computer connected to the computer network. i.e you can send email through the network.
Sharing of Resources By using networking you can share your hardware and software resources in an organization and anywhere. It is possible to share resources like files, folders, and hardware (i.e printers as network printers). Which can be shared and used between multiple users at the same time as well as the single file can be shared between multiple users.
Centralized Control The network administrator can perform administrative tasks on any computer on the network from a single location. Also, it is more efficient for personnel to support one version of OS or application to oversee a number of individual and unique system and steps.
Backup and Recovery Generally, the server is placed in a secure place and the good mechanism is providing for backup of data. If the data is lost accidentally or due to any other reason in clients. then it is possible to restore them from the server.
Data security We are using networking for data communication, then it is not possible to make our data secure, i.e threats, sometimes the data between communication is hacked by the third party.
Require manpower Special kind of skilled manpower is required for maintaining the networking and installing and also for configuration