local area network

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local area network (LAN)

a system of linking together computers and other electronic office equipment within an office or building, permitting shared use of software and/or peripherals. Compare wide area network.
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NCD's network computers already support NCD's WGA client technology for accelerating interactive Windows graphics and multimedia in local-area networks.
It includes the WGA multimedia graphics accelerator for local-area networks, the WinCenter Universal Desktop for starting remote applications and using them on the Windows desktop, and extensive integration with UNIX workstations and servers.

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