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  • Net neutrality

    Net neutrality is the principle that data on the Internet is moved blindly and impartially, without regard to content, destination or source... (Continued) 

  • phase-change cooling (vapor cooling)

    Phase-change cooling, also called vapor cooling, is a microprocessor-cooling technology that works according to the same principles as a conventional refrigerator, freezer or air conditioner. The principal components of a phase-change cooling system ... 

  • FECN/BECN (forward explicit congestion notification/backward explicit congestion notification)

    In a frame relay network, FECN (forward explicit congestion notification) is a header bit transmitted by the source (sending) terminal requesting that the destination (receiving) terminal slow down its requests for data. 

  • TCP/IP offload engine (TOE)

    The TCP/IP offload engine (TOE for short) is a technology that is gaining popularity in high-speed Ethernet systems for the purpose of optimizing throughput. 

  • network coding

    Network coding is a method of optimizing the flow of digital data in a network by transmitting digital evidence about messages... (Continued) 

  • Metcalfe's Law

    Metcalfe's Law is expressed in two general ways: The number of possible cross-connections in a network grow as the square of the number of computers in the network increases. 

  • baseboard management controller (BMC)

    A baseboard management controller (BMC) is a specialized service processor that monitors the physical state of a computer, network server or other hardware device using sensors and communicating with the system administrator through an independent co... 

  • packet loss

    Packet loss is the failure of one or more transmitted packets to arrive at their destination... (Continued) 

  • CRC-4 (Cyclic Redundancy Check 4)

    CRC-4 (Cyclic Redundancy Check 4) is a form of cyclic redundancy checking (a method of checking for errors in transmitted data) that is used on E-1 trunk lines. 

  • green route

    A green route is one of three categories of Internet route states defined by the Policy Analysis of Internet Routing (PAIR) project, an initiative dedicated to the development of tools that ISPs (Internet service providers), network operators, and en...