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local network

A data communications network within a home or office. "Local network," "local area network" and "LAN" are synonymous. The local network standards are TCP/IP, Ethernet and Wi-Fi. See LAN.


The Bottom Layers
The local network (LAN) comprises the bottom two layers of the OSI reference model. However, the bottom four layers are responsible for sending a complete message or file from one station to another without error. See TCP/IP and Ethernet.
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Survey interviewees said that their three most serious networking challenges are high management costs for their divisional and branch IT networks, stated by 40% of respondents, ahead of high network upgrade costs in general (35%) and a lack of team resources and skills to monitor local networks (29%).
The local network is the easiest but least flexible hierarchy.
The Mayor said the meeting dealt with the establishment of a local network of trains in Makkah, and noted that the work is under way to link the Project of Mashaer Train with Al-Harameen Train which is expected to enter service in 1433H.
19, 2010 (CENS)--With Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) issuing a green light to the usage of femtocells on the island, local network device makers capable of producing the small-sized cellular station bases have been poised to vie for the market pie.
Tokyo, Sept 13, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that, in collaboration with the Japan Local Network System federation of trucking company unions, it has updated the most advanced truck and freight booking system in Japan and implemented it as a private cloud computing service.
QNB Al Islami's network is further complemented by QNB's local network of 44 branches and offices including three mobile branches, as well as a network of more than 160 ATMs, which makes it the largest banking network in Qatar.
The event is open to females in business across Kirklees - WiRE has a Huddersfield area local network - as well as women who are thinking about self-employment.
It will also serve as the centre of a mobile local network for emergency responders to keep in contact with one another.
The company opened its flagship Sofia store a day earlier, taking its local network to four units with a combined area of 36 500 sq m.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology's (IET) Mumbai Local Network is celebrating 75 successful years of sharing engineering and technology knowledge in India.
Connected to a router or active wall port on the local network, Easy Connect Network IP Camera LNE30O3 lets users remotely monitor sites through a secure, password-protected connection.
The contract, won through the Danish public sector purchasing organisation Statens og Kommunernes Indkobs Service (SKI), makes Topnordic responsible for the operation of PC workstations, peripheral equipment, local networks, local network services and helpdesk services at SKAT's 91 locations.

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