• A group of connected computers that allow people to share information and equipment (e.g. local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), metropolitan area network (MAN), storage area network (SAN), peer-to-peer network, client-server network).  1  2
  • Multiple computers connected together so that they function as a multi-user system. A network may be a local area network (LAN) or a wide area network (WAN).  3
  • A group of computers or devices that is connected together for the exchange of data and sharing of resources.  4


  1. Fios, E-Discovery Glossary 
  2. RSI, Glossary.
  3. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).
  4. Kroll Ontrack, Glossary of Terms