local area network

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Synonyms for local area network

a local computer network for communication between computers

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Our broad offering of WAN and LAN adapters along with our HighWire family of communication controllers enable the delivery of cost-effective network connectivity interfaces across the full range of next generation networking systems.
In addition to the ThinkPad 11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN Adapter, select notebooks in the T, R, X and Z Series will now offer the Intel Core2Duo 64-bit processor.
Building upon that idea, we saw a need to lighten the load a bit by combining a USB Flash drive with a Wireless LAN adapter," said Jason Kamp, product manager for Kanguru Solutions.
Atheros worked closely with Microsoft's Xbox and Broadband Networking Groups to develop the wireless LAN adapter.
The latest addition to SBE's LAN Adapter family, the SBE boards enabled by the PLX PowerDrive HT7520 feature two ports of Gigabit Ethernet with Small Form Factor (SFF) LC type fiber connectors for industry-standard network connection, supporting 1000BASE-SX (short-haul) and 1000BASE-LX (long-haul) wavelength transceivers.
NASDAQ: SBEI), a leading supplier of high performance OEM networking solutions, today announced it has been contracted to design and manufacture a custom LAN adapter combining Gigabit Ethernet and the next generation HyperTransport(TM) interface.
The LAN Adapter Product family will begin with Gigabit Ethernet technology and in the future evolve into a variety of next generation interfaces that keep pace of high-speed IP backbone connections, including Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) and Packet over SONET (PoS).