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A computer that enables resource sharing by other computers on the same network
The scheme for assigning a unique identifying number to every node on the network.
refer to the capability of a server to share data files, applications and disk storage space.
File Services
A server that runs communications services that enable remote users to log onto a network.
Communications server
A computer installed with the appropriate software to supply web pages to many different clients upon demand.
Web Server
are documented agreements containing technical specifications or other precise criteria that stipulate how a particular product or service should be designed or performed
an organization composed of more than a thousand representatives from industry to government who together determine standards for the electronics industry and other fields, such as chemical and nuclear engineering, health and safety, and construction
ANSI-American national standards institute
a specialized United Nations agency that regulates international telecommunications, including radio and TV frequencies, satellite and telephony specifications, networking infrastructure, and tariffs applied to global communications.
ITU-International Telecommunication Union
Addresses used to identify computers on the Internet and other TCP/IP based networks.
IP-Internet Protocol
a unit of data at any layer of the OSI Model.
Protocol Data Units-PDUs
The seventh layer of the OSI Model. Enables software applications to negotiate formatting, procedural, security, synchronization, and other requirements with the network.
Application Layer
The sixth layer of the OSI Model. Protocols in it translate between the application and the network. Here, data is formatted in a schema that the network can understand.
Presentation Layer
a unique character string that allows the receiving node to determine if an arriving data unit matches exactly the data unit sent by the source.
The process of gauging the appropriate rate of transmission based on how fast the recipient can accept data.
Flow Control
A part of a network. Usually is composed of a group of nodes that share the same communications channel for all their traffic. A unit of data that results from subdividing a larger protocol data unit.