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LAN

Local area network Informatics A computer network confined to a limited area, usually of the same floor or building. See Ethernet. Cf Internet, WAN.
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The LAN technology seemed naturally to invite coordination in which students contribute to some larger quest for knowledge, since it was easier to give common access to the same shared data than to maintain separate copies for each individual or group.[12] Our project on the collection of weather data provides a good illustration.
SI International Inc (Nasdaq: SINT), a provider of information services, technology and network solutions, mainly to the federal government, declared on 2 July that two contracts have been signed by the company with the US Census Bureau, to providethe LAN Technology Support Office (LTSO) with local area network and desktop management services.
"Tractor Supply is a great example of how an enterprise can leverage wireless LAN technology from Motorola to improve their operations and ROI while greatly enhancing their ability to respond to customers' needs."
Trapeze Networks[R] announced new hardware and software capabilities that enable NonStop Wireless(tm), the most significant breakthrough in enterprise wireless LAN technology.
Consisting of three primary components--a wireless line interface (WLI) card, a wireless access point and the WIP-5000M wireless IP handset--the solution operates wirelessly on a 2.4-GHz frequency band via wireless LAN technology. Built to deliver superior voice quality, even during heavy data traffic, the solution can support up to 240 wireless handsets and delivers full-feature integration with Samsung IP-enabled phone systems.
Metalink aims to redefine the home broadband experience by introducing WLANPlus - a high-throughput wireless LAN technology, 5-10 times faster than currently available wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g technologies.
Craig Barratt, president and chief executive officer of Atheros Communications, added, "Wireless LAN technology is no longer confined to indoor applications or traditional networking environments.
WLANPlus(TM) -- a MIMO-based high- throughput Wireless LAN technology, is designed to comply with the emerging 802.11n standard and enables speeds exceeding 200 Mbps.
Since introducing 54g in November 2002, Broadcom has established itself as the wireless LAN technology leader, and continues to gain momentum by delivering its second-generation 802.11g solutions to a growing list of wireless LAN vendors, notebook PC manufacturers and broadband modem suppliers.
'Alternatively, with the development of Wireless Lan technology, a competitor or hacker could just sit in the coffee bar next to your office and get access directly into your corporate network.'
PG-M25X projector is a wireless projector boasting 1900 ANSI Lumens brightness, an exclusive new image compression algorithm and IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN technology. It permits real-time data transmission over a wireless network.
Lee is the co-founder of the San Diego Wireless Users Group (http://www.sdwug.org) and often writes and speaks on the topic of wireless LAN technology and security.