A high speed direct connection to the campus network and, through the campus network, to the Internet. An ethernet card, installed in the local computer, is required to complete the connection to the network.
Common method of networking computers in a LAN. Handles 10,000 bps. High-speed direct connection to a network where an Ethernet network interface card (NIC) is installed so that the user can access any host connected to the network. Can be used with most computers