• September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    bus network

    A bus network is an arrangement in a local area network (LAN) in which each node (workstation or other device) is connected to a main cable or link called the bus.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Kazaa Media Desktop (KMD)

    Kazaa (its full name is Kazaa Media Desktop or KMD) is a decentralized Internet peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing program owned by Sharman Networks.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    DoPa (DoCoMo Packet Transmission)

    DoPa (DoCoMo Packet Transmission) is a packet-switched network service developed by NTT DoCoMo in Japan for Internet connection from mobile devices.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Direct Outward Dialing (DOD)

    Direct Outward Dialing (DOD) is a service of a local phone company (or local exchange carrier) that allows subscribers within a company's private branch exchange (PBX) system to connect to outside lines directly.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    MILNET

    MILNET was the name given to the part of ARPANET, the forerunner of the Internet, that was designated for nonclassified U.S. military use.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Manchester encoding

    In data transmission, Manchester encoding is a form of digital encoding in which data bits are represented by transitions from one logical state to the other.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Telecommunications Display Device (TDD)

    A Telecommunications Display Device (TDD), also known as a text telephone, is a telephone equipped with a keyboard and a display for people who are hearing- or speech-impaired.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Toslink

    Toslink is a connector format for fiber optic digital audio cables.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    file transfer

    File transfer is the movement of one or more files from one location to another.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

    Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) is an intermediate-level certification in the Cisco certified professional program.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    non-geographic number

    A non-geographic number, also called a virtual number, is a telephone number associated with a country, but not to any single geographic location within that country.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation)

    QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation) is a method of combining two amplitude-modulated (AM) signals into a single channel, thereby doubling the effective bandwidth.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Network Service Access Point (NSAP)

    The Network Service Access Point (NSAP) is one of two types of hierarchical addresses (the other type is the network entity title) used to implement Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) network layer addressing.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Source-route transparent (SRT) bridging

    Source-route transparent (SRT) bridging is a bridging scheme developed by IBM that combines source-route bridging (SRB) and transparent bridging in the same network.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    reverse Telnet (direct Telnet)

    Reverse Telnet (sometimes called direct Telnet) is the initiation of a Telnet session from a computer system to one of its remote users.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    passive FTP

    Passive FTP (sometimes referred to as PASV FTP because it involves the FTP PASV command) is a more secure form of data transfer in which the flow of data is set up and initiated by the File Transfer Program (FTP) client rather than by the FTP server...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    anti-replay protocol

    The anti-replay protocol is part of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) standard.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    MAC address (Media Access Control address)

    In a local area network (LAN) or other network, the MAC (Media Access Control) address is your computer's unique hardware number.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    megahertz (MHz)

    The megahertz, abbreviated MHz, is a unit of alternating current (AC) or electromagnetic (EM) wave frequency equal to one million hertz (1,000,000 Hz).  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    shielded twisted pair

    This definition closely duplicates the definition for twisted pair.  Continue Reading

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