Network virtualization (NV) is using network resources through a logical segmentation of a single physical network. Network virtualization is achieved by installing software and services to manage the sharing of storage, computing cycles and applications. Network virtualization treats all servers and services in the network as a single pool of resources that can be accessed without regard for its physical components. The term network virtualization is often used to describe many things including network management, storage virtualization, and even grid computing.
(n.) A network is a group of two or more computer systems linked together. There are many types of computer networks, including the following: local-area networks (LANs): The computers are geographically close together (that is, in the same building). wide-area networks (WANs): The computers are farther apart and are connected by telephone lines or radio […]
- neural network
A type of artificial intelligence that attempts to imitate the way a human brain works. Rather than using a digital model, in which all computations manipulate zeros and ones, a neural network works by creating connections between processing elements, the computer equivalent of neurons. The organization and weights of the connections determine the output. Neural […]
- New Media
A generic term for the many different forms of electronic communication that are made possible through the use of computer technology. The term is in relation to “old” media forms, such as print newspapers and magazines, that are static representations of text and graphics. New media includes: Web sites streaming audio and video chat rooms […]
Slang term for someone who is a new user on an online service, particularly the Internet.
- news reader
Sometimes spelled as one word, a news reader is a client application that enables you to read messages posted to Internet newsgroups, and to post your own messages. Both Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator come with news readers, but there are also freeware, shareware and commercial stand-alone news readers.