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w or more computers linked together to share data and resources.
network
a computer connected to a network-called clients
workstation
connects two or more LANS or WANS
routers
---uses 0--which are similar to routers?
LANS--switches
type of communication device?
file server: large hard drive-high capacity-NOS
computers connected to a LAN?
workstations or nodes
types of LANS
peer-to-peer
client server
provides connection between computer and network
network hardware
nic
operating system that supports networking (unix, lunix, windows, MAC OS
network softwaring
typical corporate networks
client-server
the physical layout of a LAN?
topologies
fixed, formalized standards that specify how computers can communicate over a network
protpcals
the total package of protocols that specify how a network works
protocol suite
communication standards to which modems confirm?
modulation protocols
the rate at which two modems can exchange data
data transfer rate
the overall design of a network
network architect
designed into layers each of which has a function seperate from that of the outer layers
network design
ther vertican arrangment of layers. each layer is governed by its own protocal
protocol
the simplest LAN technoogy?
local talk
WANS
a local acess number
point of presence POP
WANS
long distance trunk lines called
backbones
high cappacity transmission lines, can be regional, contential, or transcontetnial
backbones