networking


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

networking

1 the process of developing and using an interaction format with professional colleagues and agencies.
2 (in psychiatric nursing) the process of developing a set of agencies and professional personnel who are able to create a system of communication and support for psychiatric patients, usually those recently discharged from inpatient psychiatric facilities. Kinds of networks include natural network and professional network.
3 a network of supportive contacts or services, such as the Women's Health Network.

networking

The practice of expanding one’s base of contacts in the workplace or in personal affairs, typically with the aim of furthering one’s social and/or occupational success.
References in periodicals archive ?
PT - Sean Tippett, product manager, Security Products Group, will present on "Application Front Ends: Where Networking and Applications Meet"; and
Juniper Networks' portfolio of proven networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world's most demanding networks.
Their small size makes them ideal for networking even the smallest sensors and actuators; and
Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ:ELON) is a pioneer and world leader in control networking -- networks that connect machines and other electronic devices -- for the purpose of sensing, monitoring and controlling the world around us.
Juniper Networks transforms the business of networking by creating competitive advantage for our customers with superior networking and security solutions.
Backed by Bell Labs research and development, Lucent uses its strengths in mobility, optical, software, data and voice networking technologies, as well as services, to create new revenue-generating opportunities for its customers, while enabling them to quickly deploy and better manage their networks.
Nortel Networks (NYSE:NT) (TSX:NT) today announced the next step in delivering high-performance networks for local governments and municipalities in North America - a complete solution set for enabling high-bandwidth, reliable and secure networking through Nortel Networks optical portfolio.
Nortel Networks vision of total network security encompasses a full spectrum of networking solutions, and delivers security solutions with the performance and ease of deployment we require," El-Haggan said.
Russia is primed for a new era of mobile data services, and this contract expands our momentum in delivering a new era of networking capabilities to the Russian telecommunications market," said Igor Marchenko, general manager, Russia and CIS, Nortel Networks.

Full browser ?