A network is defined as a physical communication medium between two or more devices.

A network represents the physical communication infrastructure. This may comprise one or more fixed or wireless network links.

A network connects two or more devices. A network realises one or more communication paths.

A network can consist of sub-networks.

Category: Technology Layer and Active structure aspect

Examples: LAN. Wireless.

Typical Relationships:

  • Assignment - node, device

Source: Archimate 2.1, Chapter 5 Technology Layer