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Glossary Term: ETHERNET

Definition(s) for ETHERNET:


1. ) Technology For Local Network Connections Originally Developed By Xerox, With Computers Connected By A Combination Of Network Interface Cards Installed On Each Pc And By Coaxial Cables Linking The Workstations At A Rate Of 10 Mbits/S. In An Ethernet Network, Each Workstation May, At Any Time, Initiate A Transmission.

2. ) A Data Network Standard To Connect Computers, Printers,Workstations, Terminals And Servers.

3. ) The common method of networking computers in a LAN, or Local Area Network. An Ethernet connection will handle about 10,000,000 bits per second.See Also: Bandwidth, Bps, LAN

4. ) A networking system that enables high speed data communication over coaxial cables. The Ethernet network system supports TCP/IP, AppleTalk, Novell Netware, and other network protocols. An Ethernet (LAN) connection is 10 Mbit/s or 100 Mbit/s, and is used to connect many computers that can all talk directly to each other. Normally they will all talk with a few servers and printers, but the network is all-to-all.


See Also:
METRO ETHERNET NETWORK


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