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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The state university network via SUCs, De Vera said, is the "most logical network for information dissemination" for the proposed constitutional reform.
In the logical network layer, elements of the network form relationships that are not tied to an individual, specific path, or node.
It offers smart change analysis, user-configurable defect definition capabilities, real-time system performance assessments, and an intuitive user experience design with dashboards and logical network views.
The inter-domain routing system is a logical network which greatly relies on the physical infrastructure of interconnected routers.
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.
By decoupling the logical network from the underlying physical fabric using network overlays, virtual networks and services can be added, moved and expanded in seconds without changing the underlying physical network infrastructure, simplifying datacenter operations overall.
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.
The trick is combining Wi-Fi with IP, Internet Protocol, to break the tie between logical network and physical infrastructure, much in the same way as Voice over IP separates your phone service from the physical line.
Historically, the only way to address this need were with a separate logical network (i.
A professional security tester who has successfully penetrated many networks, the author explains how to conduct a structured and logical network security assessment.