(Metropolitan Area Network)- Larger than a LAN(Max size ~building), but smaller than a WAN(infinite span), it encompasses networks still limited to a geographic area but much larger than a LAN, like large campus or even a city-wide network. MANs can also be interconnected buildings, usually through a backbone line. See also: LAN, WAN

MAN was last modified: February 1st, 2017 by James Piedra