Glossary of terms used on Tech Friends
|LOCAL AREA NETWORK (LAN)||
A group of computers and other devices dispersed over a relatively limited area and connected by a communications link that enables any device to interact with any other on the network. LANs commonly include PCs and shared resources such as laser printers and large hard disks. .
The computer system the user is working on. The remote system is any other system in the network with which the local computer can communicate.