AD (Active Directory) - The directory in which your user accounts are housed. Ex: If the email accounts, log in, and Platform login are all the same passwords and controlled by the company, your system is domain joined. If your users are independently created on Platform, you are not domain joined.
CPU - Central Processing Unit
Ethernet - Internet Cable
Fiber - Fiber optics that generally have a longer range to be able to transmit data between locations
GPU - Graphic Processing Unit
GUI - Graphic User Interface
NIC - Network Interface Connection
OS - Operating System - eg. Windows, OSX
Ping - Response to and from a destination on the network
RAID Controller - The card that is controls your storage
RAM - Random Access Memory
Reseat - Unplug and plug back in
SAS - Serial Attached SCSI - Connector for SAS capable devices to transmit data back and forth. Various forms of SAS are SAS 6G and SAS 12G.
SMB - Server Message Block - Network Protocol to be able to transmit and receive files over the network
Switch - Network switch that connects all the network together
UI - User Interface