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An electronic device that allows a single communications channel to carry simultaneous data transmissions from many terminals Network C. An interconnected system of computers, terminals, and communications channels and devices Open system interconnection F. A communications network that typically connects computers, terminals, and other computerized devices within a limited physical area such as an office, building, manufacturing plant, or other worksite Open systems R. Information systems that use common standards for hardware, software, and networking to create a computing environment that allows easy access by end users and their networked computer systems Protocol Q. A set of rules and procedures for the control of communications in a communications network Telecommunications G. Pertaining to the transmission of signals over long distances, including not only data communications but also the transmission of images and voices using radio, television, and other communications technologies Telecommunications network A. Connection between end users in an environment that has a standardization of technology Virtual private network M. A secure network that uses the Internet as its main backbone network but relies on network firewalls, encryption, and other security features for protection Voice over Internet Protocol J. The transmission of phone calls over the same data lines and networks that make up the internet Wide area networks K. A data communications network covering a large geographic area Wireless LAN D.
Using radio or infrared transmission to link devices in a local area network Accounting Information Systems Information systems that record and report business transactions the flow of funds through an organization and produce financial statements. This provides information for the planning and control of business operations as well as for legal and historical record- keeping. Accounts Payable A record of purchases from suppliers. Accounts Receivable A record of amounts owed by customers. Batch Processing A category of data processing in which data is accumulated into "batches" and processed periodically. Business Information Systems Information systems within a business organization that support one of the traditional functions of business such as marketing finance or production. Business information systems can be either operations or management information systems. Collaborative Manufacturing Networks Collaborative manufacturing networks involves using the Internet intranets extranets and other networks to link the workstations of engineers and other specialists with their colleagues at other sites. Computer-Aided Design (CAD) The use of computers and advanced graphics hardware and software to provide interactive design assistance for engineering and architectural design.

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