Abbreviation for Network Basic Input/Output System. The BIOS tells a computer what types of devices and memory are connected to the computer and how to find them. A network BIOS includes basic information about the network to a which a computer is connected.
An application programming interface (API) with functions for local-area networks (LAN). Used by DOS and Windows.
Network Basic Input/Output System This system provides a Session layer interface between network applications running on a PC and the underlying protocol software of the Transport and Network layers on the ODI model. Normally a LAN protocol.