you have a small number of desktop computers, printers or other devices
that would like to connect together you need a computer network. It
also clearly makes sense for the devices to share access to the internet
via if you have a high speed connection.
For small networks
you there are packaged DIY solutions, available off the shelf. It is
reasonably straightforward to plug the components together and install
any software required. For more information and to buy online, try the
small business network section at Buy.
For larger networks
involving many devices or longer distances, you will need expert assistance.
Visit the websites of Cisco, Nortel
and Marconi, the major network equipment suppliers,
to identify recommended network specialists in your area.