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megahertz (MHz)

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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...

network perimeter

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A network perimeter is the boundary between the private and locally managed-and-owned side of a network and the public and usually provider-managed ...

n-tier

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An n-tier application program is one that is distributed among three or more separate computers in a distributed network.

terminal adapter (TA)

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A terminal adapter (TA) is a hardware interface between a computer and an Integrated Services Digital Network line.

autofax

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Autofax is the automatic (computer-initiated) sending of a facsimile (fax) message over a network in one of two ways: ( to a receiving computer or ...

wireless mesh network (WMN)

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A wireless mesh network (WMN) is a mesh network created through the connection of wireless access points installed at each network user's locale.

direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) or direct sequence code division multiple access (DS-CDMA)

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Direct sequence spread spectrum, also known as direct sequence code division multiple access (DS-CDMA), is one of two approaches to spread spectrum ...

one-armed router

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A one-armed router is a router that routes traffic between virtual local area networks (VLANs).

cognitive radio (CR)

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Cognitive radio (CR) is a form of wireless communication in which a transceiver can intelligently detect which communication channels are in use and ...

patch cord

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A patch cord is a length of cable, with connectors on the ends, that is used to connect an end device to something else, such as a power source.

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  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • nearline storage

    Nearline storage is the on-site storage of data on removable media.

  • application-aware storage

    Application-aware storage is a storage system with built-in intelligence about relevant applications and their utilization ...

  • Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA)

    Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) is a technology that allows computers in a network to exchange data in main memory without ...

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  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

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  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

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