virtual LAN

Definitions

Electronics

  • Abbreviation of virtual local-area network. Its own abbreviation is VLAN. A LAN which is created or subdivided using software, as opposed to rearranging the connecting wires and cables. This serves, for instance, to accelerate communications between users within the same workgroup, and for easily switching a user from one LAN to another.
  • acronymVLAN
  • synonymvirtual local-area network
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