IT Systems  >   Communications Networks  >   LAN  >  

Home Area Networks

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Home Networks, Home Networking, HAN, Digital Home Networks, Digital Home Networking
DEFINITION: 1) Using Mobile IP (Mobile Internet Protocol), the home network is where a mobile device has its permanent IP address. With Mobile IP, a mobile device can be plugged into "foreign" networks using a temporary care-of address so that it doesn't have to be assigned a permanent IP address each time it is plugged into a foreign network. The care-of address allows the device to be located when  … 
Definition continues below.
Home Area NetworksReports
2 Matches

There are currently no reports cataloged under the topic:
Home Area Networks

Please conduct a new search.

2 Matches
 
HOME AREA NETWORKS DEFINITION (continued): …  it is not plugged into its home network.2) A home network is two or more computers interconnected to form a local area network (LAN) within the home. In the United States, for example, it is estimated that 15 million homes have more than one computer. A home network allows computer owners to interconnect multiple computers so that each can share files, programs, printers, other peripheral devices, and Internet access with other computers, reducing the need for redundant equipment and, in general, making everything easier to use. For example, if you have an older computer without a CD-ROM, you … 
Home Area Networks definition sponsored by SearchNetworking.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement