subarea node

subarea node

In an SNA network, a system that contains network controlling functions. It refers to a host computer or a communications controller and its associated terminals.
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A peripheral node directly communicates with the subarea node to which it is attached [23].
Subarea nodes can communicate with their own peripheral nodes, as well as with other subarea nodes in the network [23].
25 packet-switched networks as mere transmission linkages, therefore controlling all routing to subarea nodes [2];