Network Operating Systemcomputing dictionary

<operating system> (NOS) The operating system on Control Data Corporation's Cyber Computer.


(01 Jul 2002)

network operating systemcomputing dictionary

<networking, operating system> (NOS) An operating system which includes software to communicate with other computers via a network. This allows resources such as files, application programs, and printers to be shared between computers.

Examples are Berkeley Software Distribution Unix, Novell, LAntastic, MS LAN Manager.

[Is there a specific OS called "Network Operating System"?]

(01 Jun 2001)