computer network


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Related to computer network: Internet, network topology
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Noun1.computer network - (computer science) a network of computerscomputer network - (computer science) a network of computers
Intelnet - a computer network similar to but separate from the internet; devoted to the dissemination of information to and for the Intelligence Community
cyberspace, internet, net - a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
intranet - a restricted computer network; a private network created using World Wide Web software
LAN, local area network - a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices
electronic network, network - (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
client, guest, node - (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
server, host - (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network
WAN, wide area network - a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
World Wide Web, WWW, web - computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Most surveillance DVRs can be connected to a computer network for both on-site and remote access.
The industry as a whole is now embracing the new VoIP technology, which is a broad-based term that involves taking a traditional phone system and converting the phone to an IP device that can be plugged into a computer network. Before its introduction, computers and phone systems operated on separate networks.
Sweden-based pan-Nordic telecomms operator Song Networks Holding AB said on Wednesday (14 January) that its Norwegian subsidiary would supply a joint computer network to the municipalities of Porsgrunn, Skien and Bamble municipalities.
The agency's computer network is connected to computers at more than 200 bases and facilities across the country, the officials said, adding the network is used for exchanging information about personnel changes and other information.
The Army will use Websense Enterprise software integrated with the Cisco Secure Cache Engine to help limit inappropriate or time-wasting Internet material on its computer networks. This will ultimately improve productivity among its personnel, reduce the liabilities associated with Internet use and save valuable network resources, such as bandwidth and storage costs.
PADE was produced by NIST in 1995 (http://www.itl.nist.gov/div895/pade/), and provides a single graphical user interface that incorporates all essential tools for development of parallel applications on a homogeneous or heterogeneous computer network, using the Parallel Virtual Machine message-passing library.
For years, the term "hacker" has summoned up images of young men, sitting for long hours at their computers, rooting about in obscure corners of computer networks. And "hacking" has been thought of as mostly benign, with a few invasions of forbidden territory and no real damage.
"This project will help us better understand how to teach using today's powerful hardware and software, and how the learning process is affected by having students and teachers interact over a computer network."
Application range of computer network in college aerobics teaching
Computer network architects are involved with the process of building and designing networks for the purpose of communication.
CNE (Computer Network Exploitation), NSA jargon for malware infections.

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