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Unformatted text preview: 4. Node Any workstation or peripheral such as a printer, thats connected to the network. Each has a unique name visible to users as a unique numeric network address. 5. NIC Network Interface Card Expansion boards that fit into a computers expansion slot and provide electronic connection between a computer and network. 6. Router Used to connect two or more LANs or WANs. Capable of determining the best path to route data and locate alternative pathways so that data reaches its destination. 7. File server A high-capacity, high-speed computer with a large hard disk....
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- Spring '08