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May 01, 2003
If your company could have T1 service without paying to install the T1 line, wouldn't it be a no-brainer? If Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access Inc., or WiMax Forum, has its way, that very scenario may become reality in just a few years...
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In analog and digital communications, signal-to-noise ratio, often written S/N or SNR, is a measure of signal strength relative to background noise. The ratio is usually measured in decibels (dB). Continue Reading
RIP (Routing Information Protocol) is a protocol used to enable routers to share information about IP traffic routes as they move traffic within a larger network made up of separate LANs linked through routers. Continue Reading
On the public switched telephone network (PSTN), Signaling System 7 (SS7) is a system that puts the information required to set up and manage telephone calls in a separate network rather than within the same network that the telephone call is made ... Continue Reading
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Individual branch offices often become islands from the perspective of a corporate wide area network (WAN) manager. This can be overcome by implementing a model that organizes branches into a manageable structure. Branch IT management can be tricky.... Continue Reading
Device relationship management (DRM) is enterprise software that enables the monitoring, managing, and servicing of intelligent devices over the Internet. Continue Reading
OA&M (operations, administration, and management) is a general term used to describe the costs, tasks involved, or other aspects of operating, administering, and managing something such as a computer network. Continue Reading
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Expert Michael Gregg answers a reader question about Snort and the interfaces it uses. Continue Reading
Security expert Michael Gregg notes the risks to enteprise security that mobile devices may cause. Continue Reading
Security expert Michael Gregg fields a question about unknown network cards gaining access to a user's network. Continue Reading