1987-05-01, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition: Local area networks. Taferner, Heather-Jo

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Physical Description
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • Ziff Davis, Inc., 1987 May
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Local area networks.
Appears In
  • Personal Computing, v11, no.n5, 1987 May, p183(4) (ISSN: 0192-5490)
Author
  • Taferner, Heather-Jo
Published
  • Ziff Davis, Inc., 1987 May
Physical Description
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • General
  • Trade
Summary
  • LAN installation difficulties are being overcome and systems are more reliable. LANs are slowly being refined and will take their place next to the personal computer as the standard in the industry. Networks combine the network operating systems; the file server; network interface cards; cabling; shared peripherals; the actual computers; and applications software into a single system. Some businesses now market their LANs as a complete package that includes hardware as well as software, while others offer each component separately. There are advantages and disadvantages to both schemes. A three-page directory lists network software from more than 40 companies by cost per node, whether sold with software, cable type, cost per foot, distance between stations, other networks supported, and transmission rates. A list of LAN companies and their addresses is also presented.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
  • Gale Expanded Academic
Identifier
  • 6016586

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