Networking TLA's and ETLA's

Three-Letter Acronym (TLA)

  • LAN: Networks are often called LANs, short for local area network. LAN consists of home computers, mobiles, tablets that are connected to network directly via cable or wirelessly.
  • WAN: The second TLA in this book is WAN. The WAN is part of the network that connects to the Internet. WAN stands for wide area network.

Extended Three-Letter Acronym (ETLA)