logical network

logical network

[′läj·i·kəl ¦net‚wərk]
(computer science)
A collection of computers that is presented as a single network to the user, although it may encompass more than one physical network.
A part of a network of computers that is set up to function as a separate network.
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Cisco ACI introduces a policy model that enables customers to define their networks based off their application requirements while Vscale architecture orchestrates the physical and logical network that ACI provides to enable multiple VCE systems to operate as a single policy automated pool of system resources.
Keller-Hobson said he always thought of faith groups as being "a very logical network for us to partner with," but the foundation was the first religious organization to propose a major partnership.
In addition, the IWON will offer a unique IIM (Intelligent Infrastructure Management) connection, enabling the system's physical and logical network topology and devices to be automatically detected and comprehensively mapped.
Figure 1 depicts cyberspace as consisting of three layers (physical, logical, and social) made up of five components (geographic, physical network, logical network, cyber persona, and persona).
Individual devices interconnected via the HiGig protocol operate as one logical network.
A professional security tester who has successfully penetrated many networks, the author explains how to conduct a structured and logical network security assessment.
Main One data centres offer highly conditioned, secure, Tier 3 power rated rack space in rooms that are connected to a backbone, via diverse physical and logical network paths.
The contract is for a data service provided through the provision, configure, implement and maintain a safe and dispositional WAN infrastructure (links, hardware, software, network services and procedures, management mechanisms, service, records of the physical and logical network, etc.
The explosive growth of the Internet is explained by Metcalfe's Law and by the possible number of logical network interconnections, which grows with the number, N, of Internet nodes, as Nx(N-1)/2.
In a switched virtual circuit environment, the logical network will change constantly.
Since we have a large teenage customer base, we also wanted to incorporate a social element to connect directly with them and Snapchat seemed like the most logical network to reach this audience.
The system is used to build Link, Point to Multipoint or MANET (mobile ad hoc network) connections in one logical network with automatic configuration.