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Webopedia Term of the Day: Legacy Network

Sep 09, 2009, 10:31 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The term used to describe a network based on older, outdated protocols. For example, any network not based on the IP (TCP/IP) protocol — like IPX or SNA — is considered a legacy network. In wireless networks, the term is used to describe networks based on older 802.11x standards that predate the 802.11n standard. The legacy standards include 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g."

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