Alan Freedman -- The Computer Language Company - Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Longest-Running Tech Reference on the Planet

A CDE Definition

You'll love The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia (CDE) for Tech Term of the Day (TTOD)

LOOK UP ANOTHER TERM


LANtastic

A legacy peer-to-peer LAN operating system for DOS, Windows and OS/2 from Linktivity, Tucson, AZ (www.linktivity.com). It supports Ethernet, ARCNET and Token Ring adapters as well as its own twisted-pair adapter at 2 Mbps. LANtastic was popular in the DOS world and in mixed DOS and early Windows environments. Although LANtastic may still be purchased, Linktivity has ceased further development of the product.

Originally developed by Artisoft, Inc., the company was acquired by SpartaCom Technologies in 2000, briefly renamed Converging Technologies and acquired soon after by Inter-Tel, parent of Linktivity. See CorStream.



CorStream

An earlier network operating system from Artisoft, Inc., Tucson, AZ, original makers of LANtastic. CorStream was a version of Novell's NetWare 4.x that combined with an Artisoft NLM to turn a PC into a high-speed LANtastic server. LANtastic clients communicated with CorStream as if it was another LANtastic server.



Personal Use Only

Before/After Your Search Term
BeforeAfter
landscape orientationLAP
LANElaplet
lane assistLaplink
lane departure systemLaplink cable
lane departure warninglaptop
lane keeping assistlaptop computer
languagelaptop convertible
language processorlaptop cooler
LanguageAccesslaptop hybrid
LANRoverlaptop tablet

Terms By Topic
Click any of the following categories for a list of fundamental terms.
Computer Words You Gotta KnowSystem design
Job categoriesUnix/Linux
Interesting stuffPersonal computers
InternetIndustrial Automation/Process Control
Communications & networkingAssociations/Standards organizations
HistoryDesktop publishing
Audio/VideoGraphics
MainframesSecurity
ProgrammingHealthcare IT
System design