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1. This is the unit of data that is routed between an origin and a destination on the Internet or any other packet-switched network.

2. This is a way to use a public telecommunication infrastructure, such as the Internet, to provide remote offices or individual users with secure access to their organization's network.

3. ms stands for this.

4. On a local area network (LAN) or other network, this is your computer's unique hardware number.

5. This device channels incoming data from any of multiple input ports to the specific output port that will take the data toward its intended destination.

6. This is the abbreviation for millions of bits per second.

7. The unit of data that is routed between an origin and a destination on the Internet or any other packet-switched network is known as this.

8. This organization fosters the development of standards that often become national and international standards.

9. A device or, in some cases, software in a computer, that determines the next network point to which a packet should be forwarded toward its destination is known as this.

10. This is a geographically dispersed telecommunications network.

This was last published in September 2003

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