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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)

Definition | WhatIs.com

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)

Definition | WhatIs.com

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

femtocell

Definition | SearchTelecom

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

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

Definition | WhatIs.com

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

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.

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SearchCompliance

  • 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

  • certificate authority (CA)

    A certificate authority (CA) is a trusted entity that issues digital certificates, which are data files used to cryptographically...

  • hacktivism

    Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose.

  • advanced persistent threat (APT)

    An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a prolonged and targeted cyberattack in which an intruder gains access to a network and ...

SearchHealthIT

  • Cerner Corp.

    Cerner Corp. is a public company in North Kansas City, Mo., that provides various health information technologies, ranging from ...

  • clinical decision support system (CDSS)

    A clinical decision support system (CDSS) is an application that analyzes data to help healthcare providers make decisions and ...

  • Health IT (health information technology)

    Health IT (health information technology) is the area of IT involving the design, development, creation, use and maintenance of ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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.

  • ransomware recovery

    Ransomware recovery is the process of resuming options following a cyberattack that demands payment in exchange for unlocking ...

SearchStorage

  • SSD (solid-state drive)

    An SSD (solid-state drive) is a type of nonvolatile storage media that stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory.

  • file system

    In a computer, a file system -- sometimes written filesystem -- is the way in which files are named and where they are placed ...

  • storage virtualization

    Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage ...

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