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UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service)

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UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service) is a third-generation (3G) broadband, packet-based transmission of text, digitized voice, video, ...

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)

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UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) is a so-called "third-generation (3G)," broadband, packet -based transmission of text, digitized ...

HSDPA (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) is a packet-based mobile telephony protocol used in 3G UMTS radio networks. (...Continued)

IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity)

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IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) is a 15- or 17-digit code that uniquely identifies mobile phone sets. The IMEI code can ensure that a ...

3G card

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

A 3G card is a modem that allows a computing device to access the Internet wirelessly through a cellular provider's 3G network.

femtocell

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A femtocell is a wireless access point that improves cellular reception inside a home or office building. The device, which resembles a wireless ...

Virtual Home Environment (VHE)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

In mobile computing, the Virtual Home Environment (VHE) is the concept that a network supporting mobile users should provide them the same computing ...

High-Speed Circuit-Switched Data (HSCSD)

Definition | SearchNetworking

High-Speed Circuit-Switched Data (HSCSD) is circuit-switched wireless data transmission for mobile users at data rates up to 38.4 Kbps, four times ...

EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a faster version of GSM designed to deliver data at rates up to 384 Kbps and enable the delivery of ...

2.5G

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2.5G describes the state of wireless technology and capability usually associated with General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) - that is, between the ...

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  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

  • smart contract

    A smart contract, also known as a cryptocontract, is a computer program that directly controls the transfer of digital currencies...

  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

SearchSecurity

  • challenge-response authentication

    In information security, challenge-response authentication is a type of authentication protocol where one entity presents a ...

  • Secure Shell (SSH)

    SSH, also known as Secure Shell or Secure Socket Shell, is a network protocol that gives users, particularly system ...

  • honeypot (computing)

    A honeypot is a network-attached system set up as a decoy to lure cyberattackers and to detect, deflect or study hacking attempts...

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SearchDisasterRecovery

  • virtual disaster recovery

    Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized ...

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

SearchStorage

  • exbibyte (EiB)

    An exbibyte (EiB) is a unit used to measure data capacity.

  • zebibyte (ZiB)

    A zebibyte (ZiB) is a unit used to measure computing and storage capacity.

  • tiered storage

    Tiered storage is a way to assign different categories of data to various types of storage media with the objective of reducing ...

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