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Networking Terms

Computer Network A group of computers connected together in a way that allows information to be exchanged between the computers.
Opportunities The demand for computer and technology employees is 3 jobs open to every 1 workers available
Ethernet A widely used communications protocol for a LAN and uses a twisted pair or coaxial cables
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol A Protocol is a set of guidelines or rules so we connect networks in exactly the same way
Intranet A private network that usually gives employees access to company publications
IP Addresses A number used to uniquely identify a computer on the Internet
Client to Server Network The model assigns one of two roles to the computers in a network: client or server
Peer to Peer Network A network where all networks are on the same level and users have direct access to other computers
Wired A wired network uses cables to connect to the network
LAN A computer network covering a small geographic area, like a home, office, or group of buildings
Wireless A wireless network doesn’t use cables
WAN A computer network that covers a broad area (e.g., any network whose communications links cross metropolitan, regional, or national boundaries
WiFi A family of wireless networking standards short for Wireless Fidelity
Bluetooth A standard for low-cost, short-range, wireless connections between Bluetooth-enabled devices
Virtual Private Network (VPN) for short A VPN is a method used to extend a private network over a public network.
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