People interested in setting up a wide-area network (WAN) often have very specific reasons for wanting to do so. WANs are specialized technological tools that deliver distinct advantages to their users. Being specialized, however, also means that WANs are often poorly explained or incompletely understood. And considering that WANs set the stage for major technological developments, it’s imperative that they’re understood as comprehensively as possible. To assist on that front, here’s a wide-ranging solution to help round out your awareness and knowledge of WAN technology.