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frame relay

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

Frame relay is an affordable way to transmit switched-packet data within LANs and WANs.

virtual routing and forwarding (VRF)

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Virtual routing and forwarding (VRF) is a technology included in IP (Internet Protocol) network routers that allows multiple instances of a routing ...

WAN accelerator

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A WAN accelerator is an appliance that improves the end user's experience on a wide area network (WAN).

Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)

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The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) is a United States federal statute that prohibits a third party from intercepting or disclosing ...

Credit CARD Act (Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act of 2009)

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The Credit CARD Act is legislation governing the behavior of credit card companies in the United States. The self-stated purpose of the Act is "To ...

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is United States federal legislation that promotes accuracy, fairness and privacy for data used by consumer ...

bottleneck

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

A bottleneck is a stage in a process that causes the entire process to slow down or stop. In a communications context, a bottleneck is a point in ...

extranet

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An extranet is a private network that uses Internet technology and the public telecommunication system to securely share part of a business's ...

WAN interface card (WIC)

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

A WAN interface card, or WIC, is a specialized network interface card (NIC) that allows devices to connect to a wide area network.

WGate (Web gateway)

Definition | SearchSAP

WGate (for Web gateway) is one of two major components of the Internet Transaction Server (ITS) from SAP, the software company that provides a ...

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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 ...

SearchStorage

  • 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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