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  • egress

    Egress (pronounced EE-grehs, from Latin egressus, or going out) is the act of going out of something. Continue Reading

  • netsplit

    In using an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) network, a netsplit is the loss of contact between two IRC servers. Continue Reading

  • fractional T1

    A fractional T1 or T3 line is a T1 or T3 digital phone line in the North American T-carrier system that is leased to a customer at a fraction of its data-carrying capacity and at a correspondingly lower cost. Continue Reading

  • triplecast

    A triplecast (TM) is the simultaneous broadcast of a program on television, radio, and an Internet site or channel. Continue Reading

  • EPOC

    EPOC is an operating system designed for small, portable computer-telephones with wireless access to phone and other information services. Continue Reading

  • brouter

    A brouter (pronounced BRAU-tuhr or sometimes BEE-rau-tuhr) is a network bridge and a router combined in a single product.Continue Reading

  • repeater

    In digital communication systems, a repeater is a device that receives a digital signal on an electromagnetic or optical transmission medium and regenerates the signal along the next leg of the medium.Continue Reading

  • active network

    An active network is a network in which the nodes are programmed to perform custom operations on the messages that pass through the node.Continue Reading

  • BNC (Bayonet Neil-Concelman or British Naval Connector)

    A BNC (Bayonet Neil-Concelman, or sometimes British Naval Connector) connector is used to connect a computer to a coaxial cable in a 10BASE-2 Ethernet network. 10BASE-2 is a 10 MHz baseband network on a cable extending up to 185 meters - the 2 is a ...Continue Reading

  • Network routers: Crash Course

    Network routers make an enterprise network run. This crash course gives you all the router basics you need.Continue Reading

  • port 80

    On a Web server or Hypertext Transfer Protocol daemon, port 80 is the port that the server "listens to" or expects to receive from a Web client, assuming that the default was taken when the server was configured or set up.Continue Reading

  • SCART connector

    A SCART connector is a physical and electrical interconnection between two pieces of audio-visual equipment, such as a television set and a video cassette recorder (VCR).Continue Reading

  • dark fiber

    Dark fiber is optical fiber infrastructure (cabling and repeaters) that is currently in place but is not being used.Continue Reading

  • S interface

    In Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) service, an S interface is the electrical interface between a network terminating unit 1 (NT and up to eight addressable devices such as a computer or a telephone.Continue Reading

  • signal

    In electronics, a signal is an electric current or electromagnetic field used to convey data from one place to another.Continue Reading

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