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ALSO CALLED: Networks, Local Area Networks
DEFINITION: A local area network (LAN) is a group of computers and associated devices that share a common communications line or wireless link. Typically, connected devices share the resources of a single processor or server within a small geographic area (for example, within an office building). Usually, the server has applications and data storage that are shared in common by multiple computer users. A local  … 
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Gartner: Deploying iPads on the corporate network
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST BRIEF: Tim Zimmerman, Gartner research director offers some practical advice to organisations wanted to use iPads on their corporate wireless networks.
Posted: 16 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Future Proofing Mobile Device Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide discusses best practices for future proofing your mobile device management.
Posted: 23 Dec 2011 | Published: 23 Dec 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Network Infrastructure Management: Best Practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines the management of a unified, network and storage fabric and who controls FCoE switches and adapters.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Understanding the pros and cons of network virtualization
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchServerVirtualization.com explains the benefits of virtualizing the network. Find out how to utilize this technology to combine multiple networks into a single logical network. Plus, get answers to common questions about network virtualization technology to ensure a smooth transition.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 29 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: SAN 101: A CIO's Guide to Storage Area Networks
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers step-by-step instructions for IT executives looking to deploy storage area networks in their organizations. Learn about SAN technologies and the many features and functions to look for when making your selection. Also, learn tips on how to configure your SAN post-deployment.
Posted: 29 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Intelligent Campus LAN
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
EGUIDE: Access this Tech Guide from SearchNetworking.com to learn how you can update your campus LAN to address the modern needs of your network, including application delivery and mobility.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 27 Mar 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Converged Management for Wired and Wireless Networks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Discover how Cisco’s Prime Network Control System (NCS), a converged management platform for wired and wireless networks, can help you improve operational efficiencies, reduce operating expenses, and lower capital expenditures for your organization.
Posted: 21 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

WAN and VPN Solutions: Choosing the Best Type for your Organization
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes the different WAN and VPN options organizations have, and helps you figure out which would be the best for your particular needs.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 | Published: 07 Mar 2012

XO Communications

Converged Networks
sponsored by Azzurri
WHITE PAPER: Discover converged network solutions that can help your organization achieve the communications infrastructure you need, aligned to the strategy and objectives you set in place.
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Azzurri

Savvy Network Architects Are Boosting Performance and Lowering the TCO of Campus LANs
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Campus networks are vital to many top initiatives of the modern enterprise. However, to deliver the performance requirements of a campus LAN, new, cost-effective, efficient solutions are needed. In this resource, uncover how a multivendor approach can help you increase network performance while lowering the TCO of campus LANs.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Brocade

Forrester Thought Leadership White Paper: Exploring the Potential Benefits of End-to-End Convergence of Data Center Networks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discloses the results of an evaluation of end-to-end storage area network/local area network (SAN/LAN) networking issues including Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) adoption.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Ten Steps to an Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Ensure traveling employees are productive while you control costs and security, with an enterprise mobility strategy.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

iPass Inc.

PRTG Network Monitor
sponsored by Paessler AG
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Experience complete control over your network by downloading your free, 30-day trial of PRTG now.
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 | Premiered: 24 Jan 2012

Paessler AG

Case Study: Four Best Practices to Maximize the Benefits of Telecom Expense Management
sponsored by Xigo
CASE STUDY: Uncover four key lessons one of your peers learned after they employed a telecom expense management solution.
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

Xigo

Who's in Charge of Your Unified Data Center Fabrics?
sponsored by Avaya
EGUIDE: Since components in a unified fabric have both LAN and SAN technology elements, deciding who manages the fabric can be difficult. This E-Guide can help you find out who to pick!
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

Avaya

Brocade VDX Data Center Switches
sponsored by Brocade
WEBCAST: In this on-demand webcast, Brocade Global Solution Architect Jonathan Hudson will explain how VCS technology and Ethernet fabrics provide a wide range of advantages over 3-tier network architectures
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 13, 2011

Brocade

The Ultralight Branch
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn more about enterprise connections and how ultralight branches can help keep users connected from multiple, small locations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Aerohive Networks

Data center networks: How to optimize Ethernet
sponsored by Brocade
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide to read about top considerations to deal with the numerous new demands placed on the data center Ethernet.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

Brocade

Can Your WLAN Keep Up With The Tablet Explosion?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EZINE: The Network Evolution predicted 2011 would be a breakout year for networking. See how far users have come in implementing innovative technology or in making traditional methods work well for them.
Posted: 06 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Accelerating Revenue through Carrier Ethernet Service Differentiation
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many CSPs are looking towards Carrier Ethernet services – a way to more rapidly and efficiently deliver the bandwidth requirements and service requirements. If not properly managed, however, operating costs could end up increasing instead of being cost-effective.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

InfoVista Corporation

EX Series Ethernet Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: High-performance businesses demand a high-performance network infrastructure that provides fast, secure and reliable delivery of the applications that drive the business. Switches deployed in regional offices, campuses and data centers enable these business processes by connecting users.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

North Carolina Center for Automotive Research uses borderless network to keep engineers connected to data and services anywhere, anytime
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study demonstrates how one organization used borderless network technology to help them grow substantially in a short amount of time.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Expert guide: Understanding cloud types and benefits
sponsored by SAVVIS
EGUIDE: This e-guide provides the answers to the most pressing questions in regards to cloud computing. Uncover what you need to know about cloud computing services, the different types of clouds available, top benefits and how to take full advantage and more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

SAVVIS

The iEverything Enterprise: Understanding and Addressing IT's Dilemma in a World Dominated by Wireless Smart Devices
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization, cloud computing and wireless technologies are providing gains in productivity and cost savings. Enterprise applications can now be delivered to almost any device, regardless of whether they are issued corporately or personally owned. Learn how almost every IT department is experiencing the effects of smart device adoption.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

Aerohive Networks

RF Management
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: This IT decision center discusses the types of RF management offered in their wireless solutions.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Premiered: 20 Sep 2011

SearchNetworking.com
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LAN DEFINITION (continued): …  area network may serve as few as two or three users (for example, in a home network) or as many as thousands of users (for example, in an FDDI network). Major local area network technologies are:  Ethernet  Token Ring  FDDI   Ethernet is by far the most commonly used LAN technology. A number of corporations use the Token Ring technology. FDDI is sometimes used as a backbone LAN interconnecting Ethernet or Token Ring LANs. Another LAN technology, ARCNET, once the most commonly installed LAN technology, is still used in the industrial automation industry.Typically, … 
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