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Flashcards in Networks Deck (7)
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1

allow users to connect over distances, necessary tool for office sharing, communication

computer network

2

desktop computer, computer at home or school in a network

workstations

3

looks like desktop computer, need hard drives, you save to it, storage, don't have monitors or other peripheral devices

servers

4

a device that enables computers to interpret data they receive or send from a network

modems

5

like a car radio, every computer that has a section of network can hear everything being transmitted, all computers connected to it receive all the information that goes through it

hubs

6

more complex than a hub, works like a two-way radio, only the person holding the radio can hear it, keeps track of which computers are where and when something comes in, it sends only to that specific computer

Switches

7

works like a telephone system, each computer is given its own unique number, when info comes into it, it is then sent along to the correct number or computer

routers