It can be measured in the following ways:
Transit time: It is the time taken to travel a message from one device to another.
Response time: It is defined as the time elapsed between enquiry and response.
Other ways to measure performance are:
1. Efficiency of software
2. Number of users
3. Capability of connected hardware
It decides the frequency at which network failure take place. More the failures are, less is the
It refers to the protection of data from any unauthorized user or access. While travelling
through network, data passes many layers of network, and data can be traced if attempted.
Hence security is also a very important characteristic for Networks.
Properties of a Good Network
1. Interpersonal Communication: We can communicate with each other efficiently and easily.
Example: emails, chat rooms, video conferencing etc, all of these are possible because of