Definitions


The Internet - A Definition

"Internet (noun) - A sprawling collection of computer networks that spans the globe, connecting government, military, educational and commercial institutions, as well as private citizens to a wide range of computer services, resources, and information. A set of network conventions and common tools are employed to give the appearance of a single large network, even though the computers that are linked together use many different hardware and software platforms."

........Dr. Bob


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An Intranet - A Definition

"Intranet (noun) - A contained collection of computers and networks within an organisation (it may span the globe), connecting the organisation's members and/or employees to a range of computer services, resources, and information. A set of network conventions and common tools are employed to give the appearance of a single large network, even though the computers that are linked together use many different hardware and software platforms. It's more than a fancy name for the corporate LAN/WAN"

......Mr. Geoff, after Dr. Bob





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