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A digital network used to send data between computers.
A global network connecting millions of computers, making it possible to exchange information.
The process of transferring a copy of a file from a remote computer to a local computer's storage device.
Real-time communications between two or more people through text. The text is conveyed through computers connected over a network.
Events or signals that show output as fast as possible, or as they happen.
A website where entries are made in journal style. A user creates a blog, makes changes to it through templates or altering HTML code. Visitors can leave posts of the blog.
Digital files that are distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds, for playback on portable media players and personal computers.
A website where users are able to freely add new content and edit existing content.
Two or more people working together on a project.
A drag-and-drop network simulator developed by Cisco to design, configure and troubleshoot network equipment within a simulated environment.
a company's private data network that uses internet standards and technology
The origin of the PDU. This can be a process, a host, or a node. This depends on the layer to which you are referring to.
A __________ forwards packets across computer networks.
A symbol used to represent of part of the network whose details are being ignored.
Internet Protocol (IP)
Address A number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet.
Term used to refer to the trend of manufacturers offering computers and devices with technologies that overlap.
The design on networks that can continue to operate without interruption in the case of hardware, software or communications failures.
The ability or a protocol, system or component to be modified to fit a new need.
A combination of many IP subnets and networks, as created by building a network using routers. It can include several IP networks.
Data files are split up into these so that different parts of the same file can take different paths to get to the intended address
Quality of Service (QoS)
A control mechanism that can provide different priorities to different users or data flows, or guarantee a certain level of performance to a data flow in accordance with requests from the application program.
A measure for the speed (amount of data) you can send through an Internet connection. The more __________, the faster the connection
A routing feature in which frames in an interface output queue are prioritized based on various characteristics such as packet size and interface type.
__________ ensures that the individual is who they claim to be (the authentic or genuine person) and not an imposter.
(computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers
Single Point of Failure
A system or network design characterized by one or more major components that are required to maintain operation.
A network configuration that allows selected outside organizations to access internal information systems
Technology that allows communication without needing physical connectivity. Examples include cell phones, personal digital assistants (PDA) wireless access points and wireless NICs.
An internationally recognized definition of technical specifications that ensure worldwide consistency.
Binary Digit used in the binary number system. Each bit can either be a 1 or 0. Bits are units for information storage in computing.
A numbering system characterized by 1s and 0s.
Something that helps people collaborate in a software context.
A network architecture designed to eliminate network downtime caused by a single point of failure.