A person who manages a communications network within an organisation. Responsibilities include network security, installing new applications, distributing software upgrades, monitoring daily activity, enforcing licensing agreements, developing a storage management program and providing for routine backups.
noun 1. a mathematical method of analyzing complex problems, as in transportation or project scheduling, by representing the problem as a network of lines and nodes.
- Network appliance
noun any device designed to serve information to end users with greater speed, usu. plug-and-play devices that connect directly to networks without the need for a front-end server; a computer designed chiefly to provide Internet access Usage Note computing
- Network application support
networking (NAS) DEC’s approach to applications integration across a distributed multivendor environment. (2003-06-30)
- Network byte order
networking The order in which the bytes of a multi-byte number are transmitted on a network – most significant byte first (as in “big-endian” storage). This may or may not match the order in which numbers are normally stored in memory for a particular processor. (http://sun.com/realitycheck/headsup980803.html). (http://hp.com/unixwork/whatsnew/fyi/bissue/aug98/article3.htm). (1998-11-15)