Terminologia

Term Definition
End devices provides an interface between the human and the network.
interface porte specializzate in un networking device che connettono reti individuali (di solito, nei router)
Intermediary devices provides connectivity and ensures data flows across the network.
LAN adapter vedi Network interface card
Network media provides a channel for messages to travel from source to destination.
Network interface card (NIC) fornisce la connessione fisica dell’end device alla rete
physical port connettore di un network device dove viene collegato il mezzo di trasmissione
Shell The user interface that allows users to request specific tasks from the computer.