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  • Created on: 27-04-13 17:42

A network is two or more computers connected together. Computers in a network can communicate with each other. A computer needs a network interface card to connect to a network.

LANS- Local Area networks found in mostly offices and schools

  • A network file server is a dedicated computer that runs the software needed by the network and stores the files that users have created
  • Terminals are individual workstations that give access to the network. Using a terminal gives access to the networks software and files
  • If a group of terminals share use of a printer then the system needs a print server. If two or more documents are sent to the printer at the same time the print server will put them into a queue. Users can then carry on with other work whilst waiting for the document to be printed.
  • For the network to operate, data needs to be sent…


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