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collecting and storing data on the number and types of software and hardware assets on a network
part of a network to which segments and significant shared devices connect (network of networks)
mastering material pertaining to a particular hardware system, operating system, programming language, or other program
network design in which client use a centrally-administered server to share resources
uses centrally-administered computers, known as servers, to enable resource sharing and to facilitate communication between the other computers
Computing Technology Industry Association, sets industry-wide standards for computer professionals
specialized devicethat allows two or more networks of multiple parts of one network to connect and exchange data
use of data networks to carry voice, video, and other communication services in addition to data
specialized server that enables clients to share applications and data across the network
functions of a file server that allow users to share data files, applications, and storage areas
determining the number of copies of a single application that are currently in use on a network and whether the number exceeds the authorized number of licenses
distributing data transfer activity evenly across a network so that no single device in overwhelmed
metropolitan area networks, larger than a LAN, but within a limited geographic area, such as between multiple buildings
group of computers and other devices that are connected by and can exchange data via some type of transmission media
computer or other device connected to a network which has a unique address and can send or receive data
network operating system, software that runs on a server and enables the server to manage network functions
standard method or format for communication between network devices, ensure that data are transferred whole, in sequence, and without error
remote access server
runs communications services that enables remote users to log on to a network (access server)
person working on a computer on a different network or in a different geographical location from the LAN's server
evaluating security measures already in place and notifying the administrator if a breach occurs
not easily measured, but are important to a networking career, dependability, leadership skills
determining how much data transfer activity is taking place and notifying administrators when a segment becomes overloaded
centralized management of multiple types of network-based communications such as voice, video, fax, and messaging services
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