I'm not a native speaker of English. I wish to know what the word savvy means in this context:
Savvy in this context refers to someone who has some practical knowledge of networks. See for instance this definition.
I personally really like this word, and it has been my experience that computer techs use it a lot behind the scenes to describe whether or not a user can receive instruction. For instance,
Also used to query for depth of knowledge
'X-savvy' means well-versed in the intricacies of X, or knows a lot about X.
It can be used stand-alone, as in "That person is very savvy about political conspiracies"
It comes from the French 'savoir' - to know how.
It can also be used as a verb 'Do you savvy?' of 'Savvy?' meaning 'Do you understand?' (it sounds very 'Pirates of the Caribbean')