Definition: A node is any device connected to a computer network. Nodes can be computers, personal digital assistants (PDAs), cell phones, or various other network appliances. On an IP network, a node is any device with an IP address.
Also Known As: device
Introduction to Network Topologies
Overview of bus, ring, star and other standard layouts of computer networks.
Detailed descriptions of IP addressing, subnetting, and other key aspects of IP networks.