ELI5: Elasticsearch, Kibana and Logstash (and Beats)

Im having some issues understanding the components.

Elasticsearch: Used for indexing and searching thru logs. Pretty straight forward.

Kibana: Used as a GUI. Pretty straight forward.

Logstash: Is this a syslog? Does this store the logs? Can I store this on a NFS share?

Beats: Is this installed on a all-in-one Elastic Stack with the rest of the components? Or is this installed on other hosts? How do I install/use this for a network switch?

I think Im getting confused/messed up with the last two and that causing me issues in understanding

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