Question

Match the following terms and definitions.
a. Local area network (LAN)
b. Metropolitan area network (MAN)
c. Wide area network (WAN)
d. Workstation computers
e. Server computers
f. Peripherals
g. Routing devices
h. Bridges
i. LAN cluster
j. Routers
k. Gateways
l. Network wiring (transmission media)
m. Ethernet protocol
n. Internet protocol (IP)
o. Transport control protocol (TCP)
p. Electronic data interchange (EDI)
q. Client/server network
r. Value-added network

___ 1.A network that covers a large geographic region, such as several states
___ 2. A device connecting an enterprise intranet to the Internet
___ 3. Special purpose computers that monitor network traffic and transfer messages from one network to another network
___ 4. A software program that provides routing services to messages transmitted over the Internet
___ 5. A network that allows computers to request data and other services from other specific computers on the network
___ 6. A group of the same type of LANs connected to each other by bridges
___7. A network covering a city
___ 8. A software program commonly used to connect computers on a LAN
___ 9. A computer that serves other computers with data and applications, such as an accounting database
___ 10. A software program that allows the enterprise network to connect to the network of vendors through proprietary lines
___ 11. Utility devices connected to a network for shared use, such as a printer
___ 12. A personal computer or laptop connected to a network
___ 13. Physical media connecting computers
___ 14. A software program that provides transportation services to messages sent over the Internet
___ 15. Computer connected in a relatively small area, such as your college campus
___ 16. A network that allows an organization to share data with suppliers
___ 17. An electronic device that connects networks of different types
___ 18. A device that connects two LANs of the same type



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