A Communication Network represents a set of structures that connects nodes for transmission, routing, and reception of data.

A Communication Network represents the physical communication infrastructure. A Communication Network connects two or more Devices. The most basic Communication Network is a single link between two Devices. A Communication Network realizes one or more Paths. It embodies the physical realization of the logical path between Nodes.

A Communication Network can consist of sub-networks. It can aggregate Devices and System Software, for example, to model the routers, switches, and firewalls that are part of the network infrastructure.


Technology. Active Structure.


LAN. Wireless. Wide Area Network.