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Network

network

Network is a broad term that can apply to any number of multiple-computer interconnections, series of points or nodes interconnected by communication paths. Networks can be described in terms of its general configurations, spatial distance, the type of data transmission technology it possesses, whether it is public or private, and/or by the nature of its connections.



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