Local Area Network
Local Area Network (short: LAN) is a term for a number of at least two computers that are connected to the same router and are therefore in the same network. Information can be exchanged between these computers located in the same network via cable connections as well as via WLAN. The LAN is usually limited to a certain circle of about 500 meters and is used for example in companies and home networks. If several LA networks are linked together, this is referred to as WLAN.Why this is interesting for a Chief Digital Officer (CDO)?
In order to interconnect to the (internet) world, network technology is essentiell. It is needed as a foundation of the digital infrastructure. This is the reason why the topics is interesting to Chief Digital Officers (CDOs).
See also (glossary Network Technology):
- Network Technology
- Local Area Network (LAN)
- Near Field Communication (NAT)
- Network Address Translation (NFC)
- Pan-European Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (PEPP-PT)
- Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi)