virtual network


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virtual network

An interconnected group of networks (an internet) that appears as one large network to the user. Banyan Systems, creator of VINES, which stands for VIrtual NEtworking System, defined virtual networking as "the ability for users to transparently communicate locally and remotely across similar and dissimilar networks through a simple and consistent user interface." See virtual LAN and network virtualization. See also VNC.
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