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ALSO CALLED: Network Cards, PC LAN Adapters, NICs, NIC Card, Network Adapters, Interface Cards, PC Cards, NIC
DEFINITION: A network interface card (NIC) is a computer circuit board or card that is installed in a computer so that it can be connected to a network. Personal computers and workstations on a local area network (LAN) typically contain a network interface card specifically designed for the LAN transmission technology, such as Ethernet or token ring. Network interface cards provide a dedicated, full-time connection  … 
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LAN Fundamentals: Logical Addresses vs. Physical Addresses
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WHITE PAPER: There are two basic types of addresses used in Local Area Networking (LAN): logical addresses and physical addresses. Ethernet is the most common LAN and is the example used in this document. Understanding the differences of how the two addresses are used is the focus of this discussion.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

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EDS Workplace Management Services and PCs with Intel vPro Technology
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WHITE PAPER: The evaluation showed that EDS could use a dedicated software application, or "virtual appliance," to update software applications, remediate PCs, and restore data for a user OS that had become inoperative.
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

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Atos Workplace Solutions and PCs with Intel vPro Technology
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WHITE PAPER: Based on its evaluation of the virtualization capabilities in PCs with Intel® vPro™ technology, Atos Origin is planning to add this new technology to the next version of the Atos Workplace solution.
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

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NETWORK INTERFACE CARDS DEFINITION (continued): … A network interface card (NIC) is a computer circuit board or card that is installed in a computer so that it can be connected to a network. Personal computers and workstations on a local area network (LAN) typically contain a network interface card specifically designed for the LAN transmission technology, such as Ethernet or token ring. Network interface cards provide a dedicated, full-time connection to a network. Most home and portable computers connect to the Internet through as-needed dial-up connection. The modem provides the connection interface to the Internet service provider.
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