Web-Based Enterprise Management, or WBEM, is a proposed set of standards that enable computers and other network devices to be managed using a standard Web browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Wide Area Network, or WAN, is a geographically distributed network composed of local area networks (LANs) joined into a single large network using services provided by common carriers.
Wall Plates can have RJ-45 jacks for 10BaseT networks (which resemble household RJ-11 telephone wall jacks), BNC jacks for 10Base2 networks, or SC jacks for networks that use fiber-optic cabling.
Wiring closet is also called an equipment room or server room (and various other names). It is a room on the floor of a building that contains hubs, switches, and other network components.
Windows NT was Microsoft’s most popular operating system for all types of networks ranging from workgroups to enterprise-level installations.
Windows for Workgroups 3.11 was a version of Microsoft Windows 3.1 released in 1994 that includes integrated networking components.