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  • MR - This page provides a description of the abbreviations and meanings of each of the lights that describe the "handshaking" between a computer modem and the UART chip in a computer.
  • MRAM - MRAM (magnetoresistive random access memory) is a way to store data bits using magnetic states instead of the electrical charges used by dynamic random access memory (DRAM).
  • MRAM (magnetoresistive random access memory) - MRAM (magnetoresistive random access memory) is a way to store data bits using magnetic states instead of the electrical charges used by dynamic random access memory (DRAM).
  • MRI - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a method of obtaining images of the interiors of objects, especially living things such as humans and animals.
  • mrouter - An mrouter, or multicast router, is a router program that distinguishes between multicast and unicast packets and determines how they should be distributed along the Multicast Internet (sometimes known as the Multicast Backbone or MBone).
  • mrouter (multicast router) - An mrouter, or multicast router, is a router program that distinguishes between multicast and unicast packets and determines how they should be distributed along the Multicast Internet (sometimes known as the Multicast Backbone or MBone).
  • MRP - Closed loop manufacturing resource planning, also known as closed loop MRP (CLMRP), is a manufacturing resource planning model that includes returned products in the supply chain.
  • MrSID - MrSID (Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database) is an image compressor, viewer, and file format for extremely large raster graphics images.
  • MS DOS - MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) was the Microsoft-marketed version of the first widely-installed operating system in personal computers.
  • MS-DOS - MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) was the Microsoft-marketed version of the first widely-installed operating system in personal computers.
  • MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) - MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) was the Microsoft-marketed version of the first widely-installed operating system in personal computers.
  • mSATA SSD (mSATA solid-state drive) - An mSATA SSD is a small-form-factor solid-state drive designed for portable devices such as laptops and tablets.
  • MSAU - A multistation access unit (MSAU) is a hub or concentrator that connects a group of computers ('nodes' in network terminology) to a token ring local area network.
  • MSB - The most significant bit (MSB) is the bit in a multiple-bit binary number with the largest value.
  • MSBF - Mean-swap-between-failure (MSBF) is a measure used by at least one company to express the reliability of an automated tape library system in which a robot is used to automatically swap tape cartridges when needed.
  • MSCMDM - Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager (MSCMDM) is server-based software that allows enterprise IT professionals to manage and automate tasks for Windows Mobile devices.
  • mscorsvw.exe - Mscorsvw.exe is a process that is used to precompile Microsoft .
  • MSIE - Internet Explorer (IE) is a World Wide Web browser made by Microsoft for use on its Windows operating system.
  • MSP - A managed service provider (MSP) is a company that remotely manages a customer's IT infrastructure and/or end-user systems, typically on a proactive basis and under a subscription model.
  • MSP - Also see two related terms, application service provider and storage service provider.
  • MSP platform - A managed service provider (MSP) platform is a computing framework used to deliver network-based services, applications, and equipment to enterprises, residences, or other service providers.
  • MSP platform (managed service provider platform) - A managed service provider (MSP) platform is a computing framework used to deliver network-based services, applications, and equipment to enterprises, residences, or other service providers.
  • MSS - Managed security services (MSS) is a systematic approach to managing an organization's security needs.
  • MSS - Mobile satellite services (MSS) refers to networks of communications satellites intended for use with mobile and portable wireless telephones.
  • MSS - The maximum segment size (MSS) is the largest amount of data, specified in bytes, that a computer or communications device can handle in a single, unfragmented piece.
  • MSSG - Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG) is a corporate security consultancy firm.
  • MSSP - A managed security service provider (MSSP) is an IT service provider that sells security services to businesses.
  • MSXML - XML Core Services (formerly known as MSXML, for Microsoft Extensible Markup Language or XML) is an application for processing Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation (XSLT) in an XML file.
  • MT - Medical transcription (MT)  is the manual processing of voice reports dictated by physicians and other healthcare professionals into text format.
  • MT/sec - On a Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) computer bus, a megatransfer is one million data transfers.
  • MTA - A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or MTA, a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer) is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
  • MTBF - MTBF (mean time between failures) is a measure of how reliable a hardware product or component is.
  • MTBF (mean time between failures) - MTBF (mean time between failures) is a measure of how reliable a hardware product or component is.
  • Mtops - Mtops (million theoretical operations per second) is a measure of computer performance used by the U.
  • Mtops (million theoretical operations per second) - Mtops (million theoretical operations per second) is a measure of computer performance used by the U.
  • MTPOD - Maximum tolerable period of disruption (MTPOD) is the time following a disaster after which an organization’s viability will be irreversibly impacted if production isn't resumed.
  • MTS - Medical transcription software (MTS) is a specialized speech recognition program that includes a database of medical terminology.
  • MTS - This definition is generally duplicated under Viper.
  • MTTR (mean time to repair) - MTTR (mean time to repair) is the average time required to fix a failed component or device and return it to production status.
  • MTU - A maximum transmission unit (MTU) is the largest size packet or frame, specified in octets (eight-bit bytes), that can be sent in a packet- or frame-based network such as the Internet.
  • mu - The lowercase Greek letter mu is used to represent the prefix multiplier 0.
  • MUA - A mail user agent (MUA) is a program that allows you to receive and send e-mail messages; it's usually just called an e-mail program.
  • MUD - A MUD or Multi-User Dungeon is an inventively structured social experience on the Internet, managed by a computer program and often involving a loosely organized context or theme, such as a rambling old castle with many rooms or a period in national history.
  • MUD (Multi-User Dungeon) - A MUD or Multi-User Dungeon is an inventively structured social experience on the Internet, managed by a computer program and often involving a loosely organized context or theme, such as a rambling old castle with many rooms or a period in national history.
  • Muda, Mura and Muri - Muda, mura and muri are three types of wasteful actions that negatively impact workflow, productivity and ultimately, customer satisfaction.
  • MuleSoft - MuleSoft is an integration platform provider that connects SaaS and legacy applications both on-premises and in the cloud with its Anypoint Platform.
  • multi carrier - CDMA2000, also known as IMT-CDMA Multi-Carrier or 1xRTT, is a code-division multiple access (CDMA) version of the IMT-2000 standard developed by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
  • multi carrier modulation - Multi-carrier modulation (MCM) is a method of transmitting data by splitting it into several components, and sending each of these components over separate carrier signals.
  • multi level cell - Multi-level cell flash is a type of NAND flash memory that can store more than 1 bit per cell.
  • multi level cell flash - Multi-level cell (MLC) flash writes two data segments to the same cell, effectively doubling the capacity of flash storage media.
  • multi part virus - A hybrid virus (sometimes called a multi-part or multipartite virus) is one that combines characteristics of more than one type to infect both program files and system sectors.
  • Multi Purpose Internet Mail Extensions - What is MIME? MIME (Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions) is an extension of the original Internet e-mail protocol that lets people use the protocol to exchange different kinds of data files on the Internet: audio, video, images, application programs, and other kinds, as well as the ASCII text handled in the original protocol, the Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP).
  • Multi resolution Seamless Image Database - MrSID (Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database) is an image compressor, viewer, and file format for extremely large raster graphics images.
  • multi sourcing - Multisourcing (multi-sourcing) is an outsourcing approach, most frequently employed by large enterprises, whereby IT operations and technology infrastructure are contracted to a series of vendors, rather than kept in-house or contracted to a select few providers.
  • Multi User Dungeon - A MUD or Multi-User Dungeon is an inventively structured social experience on the Internet, managed by a computer program and often involving a loosely organized context or theme, such as a rambling old castle with many rooms or a period in national history.
  • multi-carrier modulation - Multi-carrier modulation (MCM) is a method of transmitting data by splitting it into several components, and sending each of these components over separate carrier signals.
  • multi-carrier modulation (MCM) - Multi-carrier modulation (MCM) is a method of transmitting data by splitting it into several components, and sending each of these components over separate carrier signals.
  • multi-channel network (MCN) - A multi-channel network (MCN) is a company or entity that works with multiple channels and content creators, consulting or assisting towards success on streaming video platforms such as YouTube.
  • multi-cloud computing - Multi-cloud computing is the use of more than one cloud environment to satisfy business requirements.
  • multi-cloud strategy - A multi-cloud strategy is the procurement of cloud computing services from two or more public cloud providers.
  • multi-core - A multi-core processor is an integrated circuit (IC) to which two or more processors have been attached for enhanced performance, reduced power consumption, and more efficient simultaneous processing of multiple tasks.
  • multi-core processing - A multi-core processor is an integrated circuit (IC) to which two or more processors have been attached for enhanced performance, reduced power consumption, and more efficient simultaneous processing of multiple tasks.
  • multi-core processor - A multi-core processor is an integrated circuit (IC) to which two or more processors have been attached for enhanced performance, reduced power consumption, and more efficient simultaneous processing of multiple tasks.
  • multi-country payroll outsourcing (MCPO) - Multi-country payroll outsourcing (MCPO) is the business practice of using software to manage employee payroll operations in different countries.
  • multi-frequency shift keying - MFSK (multiple frequency shift keying), also called multi-frequency shift keying, is a method of signal modulation in which discrete audio tone bursts of various frequencies convey digital data.
  • multi-homing - Multihomed describes a computer host that has multiple IP addresses to connected networks.
  • multi-level cell - Multi-level cell flash is a type of NAND flash memory that can store more than 1 bit per cell.
  • multi-level cell (MLC) - Multi-level cell flash is a type of NAND flash memory that can store more than 1 bit per cell.
  • multi-level cell flash - Multi-level cell (MLC) flash writes two data segments to the same cell, effectively doubling the capacity of flash storage media.
  • multi-level marketing - Multi-level marketing (MLM) is a sales and distribution model in which a business contracts with representatives to promote and sell the company’s products to customers, while also recruiting those customers to become representatives themselves.
  • multi-part virus - A hybrid virus (sometimes called a multi-part or multipartite virus) is one that combines characteristics of more than one type to infect both program files and system sectors.
  • Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions - What is MIME? MIME (Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions) is an extension of the original Internet e-mail protocol that lets people use the protocol to exchange different kinds of data files on the Internet: audio, video, images, application programs, and other kinds, as well as the ASCII text handled in the original protocol, the Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP).
  • Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database - MrSID (Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database) is an image compressor, viewer, and file format for extremely large raster graphics images.
  • Multi-Root IOV (MR-IOV) - Multi-Root IOV (MR-IOV).
  • multi-sourcing - Multisourcing (multi-sourcing) is an outsourcing approach, most frequently employed by large enterprises, whereby IT operations and technology infrastructure are contracted to a series of vendors, rather than kept in-house or contracted to a select few providers.
  • multi-tenancy - Multi-tenancy is an architecture in which a single instance of a software application serves multiple customers.
  • multi-tenant cloud - A multi-tenant cloud is a cloud computing architecture that allows customers to share computing resources in a public or private cloud.
  • multi-touch - Multi-touch, in a computing context, is an interface technology that enables input through pressure and gestures on multiple points on the surface of a device.
  • Multi-User Dungeon - A MUD or Multi-User Dungeon is an inventively structured social experience on the Internet, managed by a computer program and often involving a loosely organized context or theme, such as a rambling old castle with many rooms or a period in national history.
  • multi-user MIMO - Multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) is a wireless communication technology that uses multiple antennas to improve communication by creating multiple connections to the same device at the same time.
  • multi-user spaceport - Multi-user spaceport is a term that NASA is employing as it transitions its facilities from government-only launch sites (or spaceports) as part of a new business model in which the agency attracts partner companies and organizations to invest in space centers to operate their programs.
  • Multibank Dynamic RAM - Multibank Dynamic RAM (MDRAM) is a type of video RAM, developed by MoSys, that divides memory into multiple 32 kilobyte parts or "banks" that can be accessed individually.
  • multicast - Multicast is communication between a single sender and multiple receivers on a network.
  • Multicast Backbone - The MBone, now sometimes called the Multicast Internet, is an arranged use of a portion of the Internet for Internet Protocol (IP) multicasting (sending files - usually audio and video streams - to multiple users at the same time somewhat as radio and TV programs are broadcast over airwaves).
  • Multicast Dissemination Protocol - The Multicast Dissemination Protocol (MDP) is a communications protocol for one-to-many transmissions in wired or wireless networks.
  • Multicast Internet - The MBone, now sometimes called the Multicast Internet, is an arranged use of a portion of the Internet for Internet Protocol (IP) multicasting (sending files - usually audio and video streams - to multiple users at the same time somewhat as radio and TV programs are broadcast over airwaves).
  • Multicast Open Shortest Path First - MOSPF (Multicast Open Shortest Path First) is an extension to the OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) protocol that facilitates interoperation between unicast and multicast routers.
  • multicast router - An mrouter, or multicast router, is a router program that distinguishes between multicast and unicast packets and determines how they should be distributed along the Multicast Internet (sometimes known as the Multicast Backbone or MBone).
  • multicasting - Multicast is communication between a single sender and multiple receivers on a network.
  • multichannel contact center - A multichannel contact center is a call center that allows agents to interact with customers over several communication channels, but each channel operates in isolation.
  • multichannel marketing - Multichannel marketing is the practice of businesses interacting with their customers through many different channels, meeting customers on the platforms that they prefer to use.
  • Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service - Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service (MMDS) is a broadcasting and communications service that operates in the ultra-high-frequency (UHF) portion of the radio spectrum between 2.
  • multichannel retail - Multichannel retail is an approach in which retailers offer consumers multiple options for how and where they make purchases.
  • multichassis multilink PPP - Multichassis multilink PPP (MMP) is an extension of multilink PPP (MP) in which the subscriber can consist of more than one computer.
  • multicore processor - A multi-core processor is an integrated circuit (IC) to which two or more processors have been attached for enhanced performance, reduced power consumption, and more efficient simultaneous processing of multiple tasks.
  • Multics - Multics (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service) was a mainframe time-sharing operating system that was developed in the 1963-1969 period through the collaboration of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), General Electric (GE), and Bell.
  • Multics (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service) - Multics (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service) was a mainframe time-sharing operating system that was developed in the 1963-1969 period through the collaboration of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), General Electric (GE), and Bell.
  • multidimensional database - A multidimensional database (MDB) is a type of database that is optimized for data warehouse and online analytical processing (OLAP) applications.
  • multidimensional database (MDB) - A multidimensional database (MDB) is a type of database that is optimized for data warehouse and online analytical processing (OLAP) applications.
  • multidimensional expressions - multidimensional expressions (MDX).
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