A Host is a computer or other device connected to a computer network. A host may work as a server offering information resources, services, and applications to users or other hosts on the network. Hosts are assigned at least one network address.

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The provision of services to one or more remote sites. Rather than install complete systems in multiple sites, the control equipment may be located in a central site and shared across several remote sites.

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