With millions of internet users, all of which browse the internet from time to time, it is important to understand how the internet actually works in conjunction with a WAN (area network). What happens when you do that simple search in Google? This illustration helps explain the process:
The WAN Ethernet plays an important part of any internet connection and search on your personal or business computer. Servers, ISPs, your actual machine, ethernet network … All these things come together to provide you (the typical searcher) with a quick response to your online search!
Provided by XO, A Ethernet WAN Provider
Provider – XO Communications