Advantages of DDP Networks: -Sophisticated computers and a growing library of application programs is available to end-user when needed. -Skilled computer/communication specialists can be available to help network users to develop their own specialized applications. -Availability of multiple processors in the network permit peak load sharing and provides back-up facilities in the event of equipment failure. -Users like Web Design Los Angeles with the access to nearby computers and database may be able to react more rapidly to new developments. -Telecommunication costs can be lower when much of local processing is handle by on-site computers. Disadvantages of DDP Network -The reliability and cost of telecommunications facilities used, and the cost and quality of the computer services may be disappointing to some users. -Security provisions for protecting the confidentially and integrity of he users programs and data are generally ineffective. -Today, DDP network environment is dynamic and turbulent and lack of computing and/or communication strands make it difficult to merge the equipment from different vendors into a smooth functioning entity.