A computer network that links devices within a building or group of adjacent buildings. Compare with wide area network.
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- We want to enable the caching DNS server on our router but make it available only to computers on our local area network.
- DVRs translate analog video signals into digital and compress them so they can flow efficiently on a local area network or wide area network.
- The results of the test are saved by a local computer, from which the data is transmitted via a wireless modem or a local area network to a central server, where the data is then compared with existing parameters.
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