English version

wide area network

From Longman Business Dictionary
Related topics: Computers
wide area networkˌwide ˈarea ˌnetwork abbreviation WAN /wæn/COMPUTINGTELECOMMUNICATIONS an arrangement in which computers in different areas or buildings are connected to each other and users in different places can look at and work on the same informationThe company uses a WAN to link all three of its global sites. network
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