LAN

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Local Area Network. A group of computers or devices connected to each other in a small area like an office, a building, or a campus. This shared high-speed network allows the sharing of resources and data, including telephone services, files, printers, scanners, and other applications. A LAN is different from a Wide Area Network (WAN), which isn’t bound by a geographic area and is made up of several connected LANs.

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