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ATA
Dominant hard disk interface for the PC. AT attachment
Bus
set of conductors conn var funct units in a comp
CPU
programmable logic device that perf instruction, logic, and mathematical processing in a computer
DAS
meth for conn data strg dev to computers directly. Direct Attach Storage.
DDS
digital mag tape format orig dev for audio rec now used for comp backup. formerly DAT, Digital Data Storage
DLT
stationary-head tape-based comp backup format w/per cartridge native capacity from 10 to 40 GB
DSL
Digital Subscriber Line, data comm tech that transmits info over copper wires that make up the local loop of the public swithced telephone network
FDDI
fiber distributed data interface, hi speed LAN std using fiber optics
FDDI
fiber distributed data interface, hi speed LAN std using fiber optics
Frame Relay
hi speed packet switching protocol popular in networks, including WANs, LANs and LAN to LAN conn across vast dist
ISDN
serv offered by most telephone carriers for the transmission of voice and data INTEGRATED SERVICES DIGITAL NETWORK
NAS
network attached storage, hard disk storage dev that is set up with its own network address rather than being attached dir to the comp that is serving applications or files to a network's users
OEM
original equipment manufactuer
Packet Switching
data transmission method that divides messages into standard-sized packets for greater efficiency of routing and transport through a network
PCI
primary high-speed conn that is the primary way of adding devices to your computer PERIPHERAL COMPONENT INTERCONNECT
PSTN
PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK. world's collection of interconn public telephone networks des prim for voice traffic
RAID
Redundant Array of Independent Disks
Router
dev that determines the next network point to which a data packet should be forwarded enroute toward its destination
S-AIT
Super Advanced INtelligent Tape- helical scan tech dev for tape backup/archive of networks and servers, spec addressing midrange to high end backup req
SAN
storage Area Network, att comp storage dev to servers
SCSI
SMall Comp System Interface, drive format that is more expensive, more flexible, and generally faster
TCP/IP
Transmission Control Protocol/ INternet Protocol
PSTN
PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK. world's collection of interconn public telephone networks des prim for voice traffic
RAID
Redundant Array of Independent Disks
Router
dev that determines the next network point to which a data packet should be forwarded enroute toward its destination
S-AIT
Super Advanced INtelligent Tape- helical scan tech dev for tape backup/archive of networks and servers, spec addressing midrange to high end backup req
SAN
storage Area Network, att comp storage dev to servers
SCSI
SMall Comp System Interface, drive format that is more expensive, more flexible, and generally faster
TCP/IP
Transmission Control Protocol/ INternet Protocol