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Networking Acronyms

Extensive List of Computer Related Acronyms:

  • 2G - Second Generation
  • 3G - Third Generation
  • 3GL - Third Generation Language
  • 3GPP - 3G Partnership Project
  • 4GL - Fourth Generation Language
  • A - Amperes
  • AA - Auto Answer
  • AAAAA - Anonym Association Against Acronym Abuse
  • AAC - Advanced Audio Coding
  • AAL - ATM Adaptation Layer
  • AAL0 - ATM Adaptation Layer Type 0 refers to raw ATM cells
  • AAL1 - ATM Adaptation Layer Type 1 supports constant bit rate, time dependent traffic such as voice and video
  • AAL2 - ATM Adaptation Layer Type 2 reserved for variable bit rate video transfer
  • AAL3/4 - ATM Adaptation Layer Type 3/4 supports variable bit rate, delay tolerant data traffic requiring some sequencing and/or error detection support
  • AAL5 - ATM Adaptation Layer Type 5 supports variable bit rate, delay tolerant connection oriented data traffic requiring minimal sequencing or error detection support
  • AALCP - AAL Common Part
  • AALM - AAL Management
  • AAP - Applications Access Point [DEC]
  • AARP - Appletalk ARP
  • AASP - ASCII Asynchronous Support Package
  • AAT - Average Access Time
  • ABATS - Automatic Bit Access Test System
  • ABC - Atanasoff-Berry Computer (First digital calculating machine that used vacuum tubes)
  • ABEL - Advanced Boolean Expression Language
  • ABEND - Abnormal End
  • ABI - Application Binary Interface
  • ABIOS - Advanced BIOS
  • ABM - Asynchronous Balanced Mode
  • AMB - Accunet Bandwidth Manager
  • ABNF - Augmented Backus-Naur Form
  • ABR - Available Bit Rate
  • ABRD - Automatic Baud Rate Detection
  • ABS - Absolute
  • ABT - Abort
  • AC - Alternating Current
  • ACAP - Application Configuration Access Protocol
  • ACC - Accumulator
  • ACD - Automatic Call Distributor
  • ACE - Advanced Computing Environment [SCO]
  • ACE - Adverse Channel Enhancements [Microcom]
  • ACE - Automatic Computing Engine
  • ACE - Access Control Entry [Microsoft]
  • ACF - Advanced Communication Function
  • ACF - Access Control Field
  • ACHEFT - Automated ClearingHouse Electronic Funds Transfer
  • ACK - ACKnowledge
  • ACK - ACKnowledgement flag, TCP header
  • ACL - Access Control List
  • ACL - Advanced Cmos Logic
  • ACM - Association for Computing Machinery
  • ACMS - Application Control Management System
  • ACNA - Access Customer Name Abbreviation
  • ACP - Argus Communications Protocol
  • ACP - Ancillary Control Program
  • ACP - Auxillary Control Process
  • ACPI - Advanced Configuration and Power Interface [Microsoft]
  • ACS - Asynchronous Communications Server
  • ACS - Advanced Communications System
  • ACSE - Association Control Service Element (ISO/CCITT layer 7)
  • ACTEF - ACcess TEchnologies Forum
  • ACTS - Advanced Communications Technology Satellite
  • ACTS - Automatic Coin Telephone Service [Telephony]
  • ACUTA - Association of College and University Telecomm
  • ACU - Automatic Calling Unit
  • ACW - Alternating Continuous Waves
  • A/D - Analog to Digital conversion
  • ADA - Automatic Data Acquisitions
  • ADA - (Programming Language named after Agusta Ada Lovelace)
  • ADC - Analog to Digital Converter
  • ADC - Adaptive Data Compression (protocol)
  • ADCCP - Advanced Data Communication Control Procedure
  • ADCI - Automatic Display Call Indicator
  • ADF - Adapter Description File (file name extension)
  • ADF - Automatic Document Feed
  • ADI - AutoCad Device Interface (driver)
  • ADL - Address Data Latch
  • ADLAT - Adaptive Lattice Filter
  • ADM - Active Device Mount
  • ADMD - ADministrative Management Domain [X.400]
  • ADN - Advanced Digital Network Service
  • ADO - ActiceX Data Objects
  • ADP - Automatic Data Processing
  • ADPCM - Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation
  • ADPCM - Adaptive Data Pulse Code Modulation
  • ADR - AdDRess
  • ADS - Application Development Solutions [AT&T]
  • ADS - Application Development System
  • ADS - Automatic Distribution System
  • ADSC - Address Status Changed
  • ADSI - Active Directory Service Interface
  • ADSL - Assymetric bit rate Digital Subscriber Line
  • ADSP - AppleTalk Data Stream Protocol
  • ADSR - Administration of Designed Services Review
  • ADSR - Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
  • ADT - Application Data Types
  • ADTS - Automated Digital Terminal System
  • ADU - Analog-Digital-Umsetzer
  • ADU - Automatic Dialing Unit
  • AE - Application Entity
  • AE - Account Executivpplication Engineer
  • AE - Above or Equal
  • AEB - Analog Expansion Bus [Dialogic]
  • AEC - Alternate Exchange Carrier
  • AEP - AppleTalk Echo Protocol
  • AES - Advanced Encryption Standard
  • AF - Auxilary carry Flag
  • AFC - Automatic Font Change
  • AFCEA - Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association
  • AFD - Automatic File Distribution
  • AFDAS - Accenet Flexible Digital Access Service
  • AFIWC - Air Force Information Warfare Center
  • AFII - Association for Font Information Interchange
  • .AFM - Adobe Font Metrics (file name extension) [Adobe Systems]
  • AFNOR - Association Francaise de NOrmalisation
  • AFOSR - Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • AFP - AppleTalk Filing Protocol
  • AFP - Apple File Protocol
  • AFS - Andrew File System
  • AFTP - APPC File Transfer Protocol
  • AGC - Automatic Gain Control
  • AGI - Address Generation Interlock
  • AGP - Advanced Graphics Port
  • AGU - Address Generation Unit
  • AI - Artificial Intelligence
  • AI - Access Interface
  • AI - Analog Input
  • AIA - Air Intelligence Agency
  • AIA - Applications Integration Architecture [DEC]
  • AIFF - Audio Interchange File Format
  • AIIM - Association for Information and Image Management
  • AIM - Asynchronous Interface Module
  • AIN - Advanced Intelligent Network
  • AIOD - Automatic Identified Outward Dialing
  • AIS - Alarm Indication Signal
  • AIS - Automatic Intercept System
  • AISB - Association of Imaging Service Bureaus
  • AISP - Association of Information Systems Professionals
  • AISPRT - Automated Information Security Policy Review Team
  • AIX - Advanced Interactive eXecutive (IBM's name for UNIX)
  • AL - Artificial Life
  • ALC - Arithmetic and Logic Circuits
  • ALC - Automatic Level Control
  • ALE - Address Latch Enable
  • ALGOL - Algorithmic Oriented Language
  • ALGOL - ALGOrithmic Language
  • ALIT - Automatic Line Insulation Testing [Telephony]
  • ALR - Advanced Logic Research, Inc.
  • ALSA - Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
  • ALS - Active Line State
  • ALT - ALTernate (mode)
  • ALU - Arithmetic-Logic Unit
  • AM - Amplitude Modulation
  • AMA - Automatic Message Accounting
  • AMANDDA - Automated Messaging and Directory Assistance
  • AMATPS - Automatic Message Accounting Tele-processing System
  • AMD - Active Matrix Display
  • AMD - Administration Management Domain
  • AMD - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • AMEL - Active Matrix Electro-Luminescence
  • AMI - Alternate Mark Inversion (see also NRZ, NRZI, B8ZS)
  • AMI - American Megatrends Inc.
  • AMLCD - Active Matrix LCD
  • AMMA - Advanced Memory Management Architecture [Everex Systems]
  • AMPS - Advanced Mobile Phone System
  • AMR - Audio/Modem Riser
  • AMRL - Adjusted Main Ring Length
  • ANAC - Automatic Number Announcemnt Circuit [Telephony]
  • ANC - All Number Calling [Telephony]
  • ANCOVA - ANalysis of COVAriance
  • ANI - Automatic Number Identification
  • ANOVA - ANalysis Of VAriance
  • ANPX - Advanced News Picture indeX
  • ANSI - American National Standards Institute
  • ANW - Advanced Netware
  • AO - Analog Output
  • AO/DI - Always Online/Dynamic ISDN
  • AOE - Application Operating Environment [AT&T]
  • AOL - America OnLine
  • AOS - Add Or Subtract
  • AOS - Array Of Structures
  • AP - Application Process
  • AP - Application Processor
  • AP - Adjunct Processor
  • AP - Access Point
  • APA - All Points Addressable
  • APAD - Asynchronous Packet Assembler/Disassembler
  • APAR - Authorized Program Analysis Report [IBM]
  • APAREN - Address Parity Enable [IBM]
  • APCUG - Association of PC User Groups
  • APDU - Application Protocol Data Unit
  • APF - AppleTalk Filing Protocol
  • API - Application Programming Interface
  • APIC - Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller
  • APL - A Programming Language
  • APM - Advanced Power Management
  • APNIC - Asian Pacific Network Information Center
  • APOP - Authenticated POP
  • APP - A PPlication Data
  • APPC - Advanced Program-to-Program Communications (protocol) [IBM]
  • APPN - Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking [IBM]
  • APT - Advanced Photoscale Technology
  • AQCB - Automated Quote Contract Billing
  • ARA - AppleTalk Remote Access
  • ARB - Architecture Review Board
  • ARC - ATM Research Consortium
  • ARCNET - Attached Resources Computing NETworks
  • ARIN - American Registry for Internet Numbers
  • ARIS - Aggregate Route-based IP-Switching
  • ARL - Adjusted Ring Length
  • ARL - Army Research Laboratory
  • ARM - Asynchronous Response Mode
  • ARMD - ATAPI Removable Media Device
  • ARP - Address Resolution Protocol
  • ARPA - Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • ARPANET - Advanced Research Projects Agency NETwork
  • ARQ - Automatic ReQuest to repeat
  • AS - Autonomous System
  • ASCII - American Standard Code for Information Interchange
  • ASD - Automated Software Distribution
  • ASE - Application Service Element
  • ash - Almquist SHell
  • ASI - Adapter Support Interface (IBM)
  • ASIC - Application Specific Integrated Circuit
  • ASIO - Audio Stream I/O
  • ASID - Access, Searching, and Indexing of Directories
  • ASIS - American Society for Industrial Security
  • ASN.1 - Abstract Syntax Notation One
  • ASO - Address Supporting Organization
  • ASP - Apple Session Protocol
  • ASP - Active Server Pages
  • ASP - Applet Security Profile
  • ASO - Address Supporting Organization
  • ASP - AppleTalk Session Protocol
  • ASPI - Advanced SCSI Programming Interface
  • ASR - Access Service Request
  • ASR - Automatic Speech Recognition
  • AT - Advanced Technology
  • AT - ATtention (Modembefehle)
  • ATA - AT-bus Attachment
  • ATAPI - AT-bus Attachment Packet Interface
  • ATCP - AppleTalk Control Protocol
  • ATDM - Asynchronous Time Division Multiplexing
  • ATIP - Absolute Time in Pregroove
  • ATL - Active Template Library
  • ATM - Automatic Teller Machine
  • ATM - Asynchronous Transfer Mode
  • ATMARP - ATM Address Resolution Protocol
  • ATME - Automatic Transmission Measuring Equipment
  • ATP - Apple Transaction Protocol
  • ATR - Answer To Reset
  • ATRAC - Adaptive Transform Accoustic Coding
  • ATS - Abstract Test Suite
  • ATT - ATTenuation
  • A/UX - Apple UniX
  • AUI - Attachment Universal Interface
  • AUO - Active User Object
  • AUO - Attachment Unit Interface
  • AUSCERT - Austrialian Computer Emergency Response Team
  • AUTODIN - AUTOmatic DIgital Network
  • AUTOVON - AUTOmatic VOice Network
  • ATW - Advanced Windowing Toolkit
  • A/UX - Apple UniX
  • AVI - Audio Video Interleave
  • AWG - American Wire Gauge
  • AVL - Andelson-Velskij/Landis
  • AWM - Advanced Wave Memory
  • AWK - Aho, Weinberger, and Kernighan
  • AWT - Abstract Window Toolkit
  • AXCS - Advanced X.25 Connection Services
  • B8ZS - Binary 8 Zero Substitution (see also NRZ, NRZI, AMI)
  • BAA - Blanket Authorization Agreemenr
  • BAP/BACP - Bandwidth Allocation Protocol/Bandwidth Allocation Control Protocol (PPP suite)
  • BALUN - BALanced-UNbalanced
  • BAMM - Bidirectional Asymmetric Multipoint-to-Multipoint
  • BAP - Bandwidth Allocation Protocol (PPP suite)
  • BAPM - Bidirectional Asymmetric Point-to-Multipoint
  • BAPP - Bidirectional Asymmetric Point-to-Point
  • BAS - Basic Activity Subset
  • bash - Bourne-Again SHell
  • BASIC - Beginners All Symbolic Instruction Code
  • BBS - Bulletin Board Service
  • BCAST - BroadCAST Protocol (Novell protocols)
  • BCC - Block Check Character
  • BCC - Broadcast Call Control
  • BCD - Binary Coded Decimal
  • BCDIC - Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
  • BCP - Byte Controlled Protocols
  • BCP - Bridging Control Protocol (PPP suite)
  • BCPL - Basic Combined Programming Language
  • BCS - Basic Combined Subset
  • BCVS - Basic Conversational Verb Set
  • BDC - Backup Domain Controller
  • BDS - Basic Data Service
  • BE - Back End
  • BEB - Binary Exponential Backoff
  • BECN - Backward Explicit Congestion Notification
  • BEDO - Burst EDO
  • BER - Bit Error Rate
  • BER - Basic Encoding Rules
  • BERT - Bit Error Rate Test
  • BG - Border Gateway
  • BGA - Ball Grid Array
  • BGP - Border Gateway Protocol(TCP/IP)
  • BHT - Branch History Table
  • BI - Backbone Interface
  • B-ICI - Broadband (BISDN) Inter-Carrier Interface (ATM PNNI Signaling)
  • BiCMOS - Bipolar Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
  • BIND - Berkeley Internet Name Domain
  • BIP - Bit-Interleaved Parity
  • BIOS - Basic Input/Output System
  • B-ISDN - Broadband ISDN
  • B-ISSI - Broadband Inter-Switching System Interface
  • BIST - Built-In Self Test
  • BISUP - Broadband ISDN User Part
  • BISYNC - BInary SYNChronous communications protocol
  • BIT - BInary digiT
  • BLAM - Binary Logarithmic Arbitration Method
  • BLAST - BLocked ASynchronous Transmission
  • BLERT - BLock Error Rate Test
  • B-LMI - Broadband Local Management Interface
  • BLOB - Binary Large OBject
  • BMP - Burst Mode Protocol (Novell protocols)
  • BMP - BitMaP (Bildformat)
  • BMP - Bean Managed Persistance
  • BMS - Bandwidth Management Services
  • BN - Boundary Node
  • BNA - Burroughs Network Architecture
  • BNC - Bayonet-Neill-Concelman connector
  • BNF - Backus-Naur Form
  • BNI - Broadband-to-Narrowband Interface
  • BOa - Basic Object Adapter
  • BOC - Bell Operating Company
  • BODT - Bunch Of Dumb Terminals
  • BOM - Beginning Of Message
  • BONDING - Bandwidth ON Demand INteroperability Group
  • BOOTP - BOOTstrap Protocol
  • BOP - Byte Oriented Protocol
  • BPAD - Bisynchronous Packet Assembler/Disassembler
  • BPF - Berkeley Packet Filter
  • BPDU - Bridge Protocol Data Unit
  • BPI - Bits Per Inch
  • BPS - Bits Per Second
  • BRE - Bridge Relay Encapsulation, proprietary Ascom Timeplex protocol that extends bridging across WAN links by means of encapsulation (Frame Relay).
  • BRI - Basic Rate Interface
  • BSC - Binary Synchronous Communications
  • BSC - Base Station Controller
  • BSD - Berkeley Software Distribution
  • BSI - British Standards Institute
  • BSIG - Bluetooth Special Interest Group
  • BSMM - Bidirectional Symmetric Multipoint-to Multipoint
  • BSMTP - Batched Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  • BSPM - Bidirectional Symmetric Point-to Multipoint
  • BSPP - Bidirectional Symmetric Point-to Point
  • BSRAM - Burst Static RAM
  • BSS - Broadband Switching System
  • BT - British Telecom
  • BT - Broadband Terminal
  • BT - Burst Tolerance
  • BTA - Basic Trading Area
  • B-TE - Broadband Terminal Equipment
  • BTAM - Basic Telecommunications Access Method
  • BTS - Base transceiver station
  • BVCP - PPP Banyan VINES Control Protocol (PPP suite)
  • C - programming language (successor to B, which was based on BCPL)
  • CA - Collision Avoidance (as in CSMA/CA (q.v.))
  • CA - Certification Authority
  • CABEB - Capture Aviodance Binary Exponential Backoff
  • CAC - Connection Admission Control
  • CAD - Computer Aided Design
  • CALL - Computer Assisted Language Learning
  • CAM - Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • CAM - Content Addressable Memory
  • CAMAC - Computer Aided Measurement And Controlling
  • CAN - Content Addressable Memory
  • CAP - Carrierless Amplitude/Phase modulation
  • CAPI - Common Application Programming Interface
  • CAPI - Crypto API [Microsoft]
  • CAR - Contents of the Address part of the Register (LISP)
  • CAS - Column Access Strobe (siehe auch RAS)
  • CASE - Computer Aided Software Enginering
  • CATV - Community Antenna TeleVision
  • CAU - Controlled Access Unit
  • CAUCE - Coalition Aganinst Unsolicited Commercial E-mail
  • CAV - Constant Angular Velocity (Umdrehung bei Festplatten)
  • CB - Communications Base
  • CB - Cable Budget
  • CBC - Cipher Block Chain
  • CBNS - Corporate Backbone Network Switch
  • CBR - Constant Bit Rate
  • CBS - Committed Burst Size
  • CBT - Computer-Based Training
  • CBX - Computerized Branch Exchange
  • CC - Cluster Controller
  • CCD - Charge Coupled Device
  • CCF - Configuration Control Element
  • CCFL - Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp
  • CCIA - Computer and Communications Industry Association
  • CCIS - Common Channel Interoffice Signalling system
  • CCITT - Comite Consultatif International Telegraphique st Telephonique
  • CCL - Communications Command Language
  • CCM - Common Configuration Method (Novell)
  • CCP - Compression Control Protocol [Microsoft] (PPP suite)
  • CCRL - Computer Crime Research Laboratories
  • CCS - Common Communications Support
  • CCTLD - country code Top Level Domain
  • CCTV - Closed Circuit TeleVision
  • CCU - Communications Control Unit
  • CD - Carrier Detect
  • CD - Compact Disc
  • CD - Connection Director
  • CD - Collision Detection (as in CSMA/CD (q.v.))
  • CD-DA - CD Digital Audio
  • CDDI - Copper Distributed Data Interface
  • CDE - Cooperative DEvelopment Environment
  • CDE - Common Desktop Environment
  • CDFS - CD File System
  • CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access
  • CDP - CRL Distribution Point [Microsoft]
  • CDPD - Cellular Digital Packet Data
  • CD-R - CD Recordable
  • CDRAM - Cache DRAM
  • CDROM - Compact Disk Read Only Memory
  • CD-RW - CD ReWritable
  • CDS - Current Directory Structure
  • CDSA - Common Data Security Architecture
  • CD-WORM - CD Write Once Read Many
  • CDV - Cell Delay Variation
  • CDVT - Cell Delay Variation Time
  • CE - Compact Edition
  • CeBIT - Centrum für Büro und InformationsTechnik
  • CEG - Continuous Edge Graphics
  • CEN - Comite Europeen de Normalisation
  • CENTR - Council of European National Top level domain Registries
  • CERN - Centre Européen de Recherche Nucléaire
  • CERT - Computer Emrgency Response Team
  • CES - Consumer Electronics Show
  • CFC - Cipher Feedback Chain
  • CFM - ConFiguration Management
  • CGA - Color Graphics Adapter
  • CGI - Common Gateway Interface
  • CGM - Computer Graphics Metafile
  • CHAP - Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (PPP suite)
  • CHARGEN - CHARacter GENerator
  • CHILL - CCITT HIgh-Level Language
  • CHV - Card Holder Value
  • CI - Control Interface
  • CI - Cell Identity
  • CIAC - Computer Incident Advisory Capability
  • CIC - Carrier Identification Code (10XXX codes)[Telephony]
  • CICS - Customer Interface Control System (IBM)
  • CIDR - Classless Inter-Domain Routing
  • CIF - Cells in Frames (ATM over LAN)
  • CIFS - Common Internet File System
  • CIM - Common Information Model
  • CIMOM - CIM Object Manager
  • CIP - Common Indexing Protocol
  • CIR - Committed Information Rate
  • CIRC - Cross-Interleave-Reed-Solomon-Code
  • CIS - Contact Image Sensor
  • CISC - Complex Instruction Set Computing
  • CIX - Commercial Internet eXchange
  • CL - Cache Latency
  • CLA - Carry Lookahead Adder
  • CLF - Common Log Format
  • CLI - Command Line Interpreter
  • CLI - Call Level Interface
  • CLIP - Calling Line Identification Presentation
  • CLIP - CLassical IP (over ATM)
  • CLIR - Calling Line Identification Restriction
  • CLK - Clock
  • CLNP - Connectionless Network Protocol
  • CLNS - ConnectionLess Network Service (Protocol)
  • CLP - Cell Loss Priority
  • CLR - Cell Loss Ratio
  • CLR - CLeaR
  • CLS - Cycle Line State
  • CLSID - Class ID
  • CLV - Constant Linear Velocity (Umdrehung bei CD-DA)
  • CMA - Communications Managers Association
  • CMC - Common Mail Calls
  • CMD - Compatibility Mode Drivers
  • CMIP - Common Management Information Protocol
  • CMIS - Common Management Information Services
  • CMISE - Common Management Information Service Element
  • CMNS - Connection Mode Network Service
  • CMOS - Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
  • CMOT - CMIS Over TCP/IP
  • CMP - Congestion Monitoring Period
  • CMP - Container Managed Persistance
  • CMS - Code Morphing Software
  • CMT - Connection ManageMent
  • CMYK - Cyan Magenta Yellow blacK
  • CNC - Computerized Numerical Control
  • CNE - Certified NetWare Engineer
  • CNI - Certified Netware Instructor
  • CNM - Customer Network Management
  • CNMS - Communications Network Management System
  • CNR - Carrier-to-Noise Ratio
  • CNRI - Corporation for National Research Initiatives
  • CO - Central Office
  • COAST - Computer Operations, Audit, and Security Technology
  • COBM - Central Office-Based Multiplexing
  • COBOL - Common Business Oriented Language
  • COBRA - Common Object Request Broker Architecture
  • CODEC - COder-DECoder
  • CODEL - Communications Definition Language
  • COM - Continuation Of Message
  • COM - Component Object Model
  • COM - Computer Output (on) Microfiche
  • COM - Computer Output (on) Microfilm
  • COMSAT - COMmunications SATellite corporation
  • CONS - Connection-Oriented Network Services
  • COPS - Common Open Policy Service
  • CORBA - Common Object Request Broker Architecture
  • COS - Corporation for Open Systems
  • COS - Class Of Service
  • COSE - Common Open Software Environment
  • CP - Communications Processor
  • CP - Common Part
  • CPAN - Comprehensive Perl Archive Network
  • CPCS - Common Part of Convergence Sublayer
  • CPE - Customer Premises Equipment
  • CPI - Common Programming Interface
  • CPI - Common Part Indicator
  • CPI-C - Common Programming Interface - Communications
  • CPN - Customer Premises Node
  • CPS - Characters Per Second
  • CPU - Central Processing Unit
  • CR - Carriage Return (ASCII 15 octal)
  • CRC - Cyclic Redundancy Check
  • CRL - Certificate Revocation List [Microsoft]
  • CRM - Connection Request Mode
  • CRMI - Committed Rate Measurement Interval
  • CRS - Cell Relay Service
  • CRS - Content Replication System
  • CRT - Cathode Ray Tube
  • CS - Convergence Sublayer
  • CS - Circuit switched
  • CSA - Canadian Standards Association
  • CSF - Customer Support Facility
  • CSID - Called Subscriber ID
  • CSLIP - Compressed SLIP
  • CSMA - Carrier Sense Multiple Access
  • CSMA/CA - Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance
  • CSMA/CD - Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection
  • CSP - Cryptographic Service Provider
  • CSS - Cascading Style-Sheets
  • CSS1 - Cascading Style-Sheets level 1
  • CSTC - Computer Security Technology Center
  • CSU - Channel Service Unit
  • CSV - Comma Separated Values
  • CSV - Common Service Verbs
  • CTCP - Client To Client Protocol
  • CTERM - Command TERMinal (DECnet)
  • CTI - Computer/Telephone Integration
  • CTL - Certificate Trust List [Microsoft]
  • CTS - Clear-To-Send
  • CTS - Common Transport Semantics
  • CU - Call UNIX
  • CUA - Common User Access
  • CUG - Closed User Group
  • CUT - Control Unit Terminal
  • D/A - Digital to Analog conversion
  • DA - Directory Agent
  • DAA - Direct Access Arrangement
  • DAB - Digital Audio Broadcasting
  • DAC - Digital Audio Copy
  • DAC - Digital to Analog Converter
  • DAC - Dual Attached Concentrator
  • DACL - Discretionary Access Control List [Microsoft]
  • DACS - Digital Access and Cross-connect System
  • DAE - Distributed Automation Edition
  • DAE - Digital Audio Extraction
  • DAI - Distributed Artificial Intelligence
  • DAML - Digital Added Main Line
  • DAO - Data Access Object
  • DAO - Disc At Once
  • DAP - Directory Access Protocol
  • DAP - Data Access Protocol (DECnet)
  • DARPA - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • DAS - Dual Attached Station
  • DASD - Directly Accessible Storage Device
  • DAT - Digital Audio Tape
  • DATE - Dedicated Access to X.25 Transport Extension
  • DAU - Digital-Analog-Umsetzer
  • dB - Decibel
  • DB2 - DataBase 2
  • DBA - DataBase Administrator
  • DBCS - Double-Byte Character Set
  • DBMS - Data Base Management System
  • DBS - Direct Broadcast Satellite
  • DC - Direct Current (Gleichstrom)
  • DCA - Document Control Architecture
  • DCAP - Data Link Switching Client Access Protocol
  • DCC - Data Communication Channel
  • DCC - Direct Client Connection
  • DCD - Data Carrier Detect
  • DCE - Data Carrier Equipment
  • DCE - Data Circuit-terminating Equipment
  • DCE - Distributed Computing Environment
  • DCE - Data Communications Equipment
  • DCI - Display Control Interface
  • DCOM - Distributed Component Object Model
  • DCP - Data Compression Protocol over Frame Relay
  • DCPCP - DCP Control Protocol
  • DCR - Direct Connecting Receptacle
  • DCS - Digital Cross-connect System
  • DCS - Data Communication Services
  • DCS - Digital Cellular System
  • DCTL - Direct Coupled Transistor Logic
  • DDCMP - Digital Data Communications Message Protocol
  • DDA - Digital Differential Analyzer
  • DDC - Display Data Channel
  • DDE - Dynamic Data Exchange
  • DDI - DEvice Driver Interface
  • DDI - Direct Dialing In
  • DDL - Description Definition Language
  • DDM - Distributed Data Management
  • DDN - Defense Data Network
  • DDNS - Dynamic DNS
  • DDO - Dynamic Data Object
  • DDoS - Distributed Denial of Service attack
  • DDP - Distributed Data Processing
  • DDP - Datagram Delivery Protocol
  • DDPT - Disk Drive Parameter Table
  • DDR SDRAM - Double Data Rate SDRAM
  • DDS - Dataphone Digital Service (ATT)
  • DDX - Dialog Data eXchange
  • DE - Discard Eligibility
  • DEC - Digital Equipment Corporation
  • DECT - Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication
  • DEL - Decode Encode Language
  • DEMS - Digital Electronic Message Service
  • deque - Double-Ended QUEue
  • DES - Data Encryption Standard
  • DET - Directory Entry Table
  • DFA - DXI Frame Address
  • DFP - Digital Flat Panel
  • DFS - Distributed File System
  • DFT - Diskrete Fourier Transformation
  • DFT - Distributed Function Terminal
  • DGA - Direct Graphics Access
  • DGIS - Direct Graphics Interface Standard
  • DHCP - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • DHTML - Dynamic HTML
  • DIA - Document Interchange Architecture
  • DIA - Directory Information Base
  • DIA - Device Independent Bitmap
  • DIAG - DIAGnostic Responder protocol (Novell)
  • DIB - Dual Independent Bus
  • DID - Direct Inward Dial
  • DIME - DIrect Memory Execute (AGP)
  • DIME - Direct Internet Message Encapsulation
  • DIMM - Dual In-line Memory Module
  • DIN - Deutschen Institut für Normunsgwesen
  • DIP - Dual-In-line Package
  • DIPL - Drain Induced Barrier Lowering
  • DIRx - Device Identification Register x (Cyrix CPUs)
  • DISA - Data Interchange Standards Association
  • DISA - Defense Information Systems Agency
  • DISOSS - DIStributed Office Support System
  • DIT - Directory Information Tree
  • DIW - Defensive Information Warfare
  • DIX - DEC/Intel/Xerox standard
  • DLC - Data Link Control
  • DLCI - Data Link Connection Identifier
  • DLL - Dynamic Link Library
  • DLL - Dynamic Load Libraries
  • DLL - Data Link Layer
  • DLPI - Data Link Provider Interface
  • DLSW - Data Link SWitching (IBM SNA)
  • DM - Disconnect Mode
  • DMA - Direct Memory Access
  • DMB - Digital Multipoint Bridge
  • DME - Distributed Management Environment
  • DMI - Digital Multiplexed Interface
  • DMI - Desktop Management Interface
  • DML - Data Manipulation Language
  • DMT - Descrete MultiTone modulation
  • DMT - Direct MultiTone
  • DMTF - Desktop Management Task Force
  • D-MTU - Default Maximum Transmission Unit
  • DN - Distinguished Names
  • DNA - Digital Network Architecture
  • DNA - Downstream Neighbor Address
  • DNCC - Domain Network Control Center
  • DNCP - PPP DECnet Phase IV Control Protocol (PPP suite)
  • DNIC - Data Network Identification Code
  • DNIS - Dialed Number Identification Service
  • DNR - Domain Name Resolver
  • DNS - Domain Name Service
  • DNS - Domain Name System
  • DNSO - Domain Name Supporting Organization
  • DOCSIS - Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification
  • DOD - Department Of Defense
  • DOD - Dial On Demand
  • DODIIS - Department Of Defense Intelligence Information System
  • DOE - Department of Energy
  • DOM - Document Ovject Model
  • DOMF - Distributed Object Management Facility
  • DOR - Digital Optical Recording
  • DOS - Denial of Service attack
  • DOS - Disk Operating System
  • DPG - Dedicated Packet Group
  • DPI - Distributed Protocol Interface
  • DPI - Dots Per Inch
  • DPMI - DOS Protected Mode Interface
  • DPMS - Display Power Management Signaling
  • DPN - Deutsches Provider Netzwerk
  • DPSK - Differential Phase Shift Keying
  • DQDB - Distributed Queue Dual Bus
  • DQDB - Dual Queue Dual Bus
  • DRAM - Dynamic Random Access Memory
  • DRL - Dynamically Reconfigurable Logic
  • DRPA - Defense Research Projects Agency
  • DRPA - Distributed Relational Database Architecture
  • DRQ - DMA Request
  • DRUMS - Detailed Revision/Update of Message Standards
  • DRx - Debug Register x
  • DS - Dansk Standardiseringsrad
  • DS - Distribution System
  • DSA - Directory System Agents
  • DSA - Destination Sub-Area
  • DSAP - Destination Service Access Point
  • DSC - DiSConnect
  • DSD - Direct Stream Digital
  • DSE - Data Switching Equipment
  • DSL - Digital Subscriber Line
  • DSMON - Differentiated Services MONitoring
  • DSN - Data Source Name
  • DSO - Dynamic Shared Object
  • DSOM - Distributed System Object Model
  • DSMCC - Digital Storage Media Command and Control (Audio Visual over ATM)
  • DSP - Display System Protocol
  • DSP - Directory System Protocol
  • DSP - Digital Signal Processor
  • DSS - Department Store System
  • DSS - Decision Support System
  • DSS - Digital Signature Standard [Microsoft]
  • DSS1 - Digital Subscriber System 1 (normiertes ISDN-Protokoll in Europa)
  • DSSS - Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum
  • DSTN - Double Super Twisted Nematic
  • DSTN - Dual Scan Twisted Nematic
  • DSU - Digital Service Unit
  • DSVD - Digital Simultaneous Voice and Data
  • DTAG - Deutsche Telekom AG
  • DTCP - Digital Transmission Content Protocol
  • DTD - Document Type Definition
  • DTE - Data Terminal Equipment
  • DTE - Domain and Type Enforcement
  • DTIC - Defense Technical Information Center
  • DTMF - Dual-Tone MultiFrequency
  • DTP - Data Transfer Process
  • DTP - DeskTop Publishing
  • DTP - Distributed Transaction Processing
  • DTR - Data-Terminal-Ready
  • DTS - Distributed Time Service
  • DUA - Directory User Agents
  • DUA - Distance Vector Algorithms
  • DUN - Dial-Up Networking
  • DVB - Digital Video Broadcast
  • DVD - Digital Versatile Disc
  • DUA - Digital Video Disc
  • DVD-R - DVD Recordable
  • DVD-RW - DVD ReWritable
  • DVI - DeVice Independent
  • DVI - Digital Visual Interface
  • DVMRP - Distance-Vector Multicast Routing Protocol
  • DWDM - Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing
  • D-WiN - Deutsches WissenschaftsNetz
  • DWMT - Discrete Wavelet MultiTone
  • DXF - Data eXchange File
  • DXF - Drawing eXchange Format
  • EAB - Extended Attribute Byte
  • EAI - External Authoring Interface
  • EAP - Extensible Authentication Protocol [Microsoft]
  • EAR - Enterprise Application Repository
  • EAX - Environmental Audio eXtension
  • EAX - Extended AX (und EBX, ECX ...)
  • EBCDIC - Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
  • EBCOT - Embedded Block Coding with Optimized Truncation
  • EBI - Extended BIOS Interface
  • EBIM - Ethernet Bridge Interface Module
  • EBONE - European IP backBONE
  • EBS - Excess Burst Size
  • EC - Error Checking
  • ECB - Electronic Code Book
  • ECC - Error Checking and Correction
  • ECF - ECho Frame
  • ECL - Emitter-Coupled Logic
  • ECL - Execution Control List
  • ECM - Error Correction Mode
  • ECM - Entity Coordination Management
  • ECMA - European Computer Manufacturers Association
  • ECML - Electronic Commerce Markup Lamguage
  • ECO - Electronic Commerce Forum (Verband der deutschen Internet-Wirtschaft)
  • ECP - Encryption Control Protocol (PPP suite)
  • ECSA - Exchange Carriers Standards Association
  • ED - Ending Delimiter
  • EDAC - Error Detecting and Correcting
  • EDGE - Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolutions
  • EDI - Electronic Data Interchange
  • EDICUSA - EDI Council of the U.S.A.
  • EDIFACT - EDI For Administration, Commerce, and Transport
  • EDMS - Electronic Document Management System
  • EDO-RAM - Extended Data Out RAM
  • EDP - Electronic Data Processing
  • EDV - Elektronische DatenVerarbeitung
  • EECL - Equivalent Electrical Cable Length
  • EEHLLAPI - Entry Emulator High-Level Language Application Programming Interface
  • EELL - Equivalent Electrical Lobe Length
  • EEMRL - Equivalent Electrical Main Ring Length
  • EEMS - Enhanced Expanded Memory Specification
  • EEPROM - Electrically Erasable/Programmable ROM
  • EFF - Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • EFM - Eight to Fourteen Modulation (Aufzeichnungsverfahren bei Audio-CDs)
  • EFS - Encrypting File System [Microsoft]
  • EFT - Electronic Funds Transfer
  • EGA - Enhanced Graphics Adapter
  • EGP - Exterior Gateway Protocol
  • EHLLAPI - Emulator High-Level Language Application Programming Interface
  • EIA - Electronic Industries Association
  • EIDE - Enhanced IDE
  • EIF - European Internet Foundation
  • EIP - Extended Internet Protocol
  • EIR - Equipment Identification Center
  • EIS - Employee Information System
  • EIS - Executive Information System
  • EISA - Extended Industry Standard Architecture
  • EJB - Enterprise JavaBeans
  • ELAN - Emulated Local Area Network
  • ELD - Electro-Luminescence Display (aktives LCD)
  • ELF - Executable and Linking Format
  • ELF - Extensible Linking Format
  • ELLC - Enhanced Logical Link Control
  • ELSTER - ELektronische STeuerERklärung
  • EMA - Enterprise Management Architecture
  • EMACS - Editor MACroS
  • EMC - Explicit Multiplexing Capability
  • EMF - Electro-Magnetic Force
  • EMF - Enhanced Metafile
  • EMI - ElectroMagnetic Interference
  • EMMS - Electronic Media Management System
  • EMP - Excessive Multiple Posting
  • EMS - Expanded Memory Services
  • EMS - Enhanced Memory Services
  • EMSD - Efficient Mail Submission and Delivery
  • EMV - ElekroMagnetische Verträglichkeit
  • EN - End Node
  • ENA - Extended Network Addressing
  • ENIAC - Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer
  • EOCB - Electrical-Optical Circuit Board
  • EOF - End Of File
  • EOI - End Of Interrupt
  • EOL - End Of Line
  • EOR - End Of Record
  • EOT - End Of Transmission
  • EPIC - Electronic Privacy Information Center
  • EPIC - Explicit Parallel Instruction Computing
  • EPP - Enhanced Parallel Port
  • EPROM - Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
  • EPS - Encapsulated PostScript
  • ER - Explicit Route
  • ERP - Emergency Repair Disk [Microsoft]
  • ES - End Systems
  • ESCD - Extended Setup Configuration Data
  • ESCON - Enterprise Systems CONnection
  • ESD - Electro-Static Discharge
  • ESDI - Enhanced Small Device Interface
  • ESDRAM - Enhanced SDRAM
  • ESF - Extended Superframe Format
  • ESF - Extended Servvice Frame
  • ES-IS - End System to Intermediate System (ISO protocols)
  • ESMTP - Extended SMTP
  • ESP - Enterprise Server Platform
  • ESP - Encapsulating Security Payload
  • ESS - Electronic Switching System
  • ESS - Extended Service Set
  • ETP - Extended Thermal Plate
  • ETR - Early Token Release
  • ETSC - European Telecommunications Standardization Institute
  • ETSI - European Telecommunications Standards Institute
  • EW - Electronic Warfare
  • FA - From ARPANET
  • FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
  • FASL - Fujitsu-AMD Semiconductor Ltd.
  • FAT - File Allocation Table (DOS)
  • FATMA - Frequency And Time Multiple Access
  • FC - Frame Control
  • FCAPS - Faults, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, Security (Netzwerkmanagement-Gesichtspunkte)
  • FCB - File Control Block [Microsoft]
  • FCC - Federal Communications Commission
  • FCFS - First Come First Served
  • FC-PGA - Flip Chip Pin Grid Array
  • FCRAM - Fast Cycle RAM
  • FCS - Frame Check Sequence
  • FCS - Frame Control Sequence
  • FCS - Fiber Channel Standard
  • FDD - Floppy Disk Drive
  • FDDI - Fiber Distributed Data Interface
  • FDL - Facility Data Link
  • FDM - Frequency Division Multiplexing
  • FDX - Full DupleX operation
  • FDX - Forms Data eXchange
  • FE - Front End
  • FEBE - Far-End Bit Error
  • FEC - Front-End Controller
  • FEC - Forward Error Correction
  • FECN - Forward Explicit Congestion Notification
  • FED - Field Emission Displays (Konkurrenz zu LCD)
  • FEP - Front End Processor
  • FERF - Far-End Receive Failure
  • FET - Field Effect Transistor
  • FF - Form Feed
  • FFOL - FDDI Follow-On Lan
  • FFT - Fast Fourier Transformation
  • FIF - Fractal Image Format
  • FIFO - First-In First-Out
  • FILO - First-In Last-Out
  • FIPS - Federal Information Processing Standard
  • FIR - Fast InfraRed
  • FIRST - Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams
  • FHSS - Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
  • FLAG - Fiberoptic Link Around the Globe
  • FLOPS - FLoating point Operations Per Second
  • FM - Frequency Modulation
  • FMD - Function Management Data
  • FMT - Fine grain MultiThreading
  • FO - Fragment Offset
  • FOIRL - Fiber Optic Inter-Repeater Link
  • FOMAU - Fiber Optic Medium Access Unit
  • FOP - Frame Oriented Protocol
  • FORTRAN - Formula Translator
  • FOSSIL - Fido/Opus/Seadog Standard Interface Level
  • FOTS - Fiber-Optic Terminal System
  • FPGA - Field Programmable Gate Array
  • FPM-RAM - Fast Page Mode RAM
  • FPS - Fast Packet Switching
  • FPU - Floating Point Unit
  • FQDN - Fully Qualified Domain Name
  • FRAM - Ferroelectric RAM
  • FRBS - Frame Relay Bearer Service
  • FRF - Frame Relay Fragmentation
  • FRICC - Federal Research Internet Coordinating Committee
  • FRMR - FRaMe Reject
  • FRS - File Replication System
  • FRS - File Record Segment
  • FRU - Field Replaceable Unit
  • FS - Frame Status
  • FSAA - Full Screen AntiAliasing
  • FSB - Front Side Bus
  • FSF - Free Software Foundation
  • FSK - Frequency Shift Keying
  • FSMO - Flexible Single Master Operation
  • FSP - File Server Processes
  • FSS - Food Service System
  • FTAM - File Transfer Access and Management
  • FTAM - File Telecommunications Access Method
  • FTP - File Transfer Protocol
  • FUBAR - Fouled Up Beyond All Recognition
  • FUNI - Framebased UNI (User Network Interface)
  • FVF - Flexible Vertex Format
  • FWH - FirmWare Hub
  • FYI - For Your Information
  • FX - Foreign eXchange service
  • FXO - Foreign eXchange Office
  • FXS - Foreign eXchange Subscriber
  • FXS - Foreign eXchange Station
  • GAL - Generic Array Logic
  • GAN - Global Area Network
  • GART - Graphics Address Remapping Table
  • GAS - Gallium Arsenide
  • Gb - Interface between a SGSN and a BSS
  • GC - Global Catalog
  • GC - Interface between a GGSN and a HLR
  • GCC - Group Call Control
  • GCCS - Global Comand and Control System
  • GCRA - Generic Cell Rate Algorithm
  • Gd - Interface between a SMS-GMSC and a SGSN, and between a SMS-IWMSC and a SGSN
  • GDI - Graphical Device Inferface
  • GDS - Graphic Data Syntax
  • Gf - Interface between a SGSN and an EIR
  • GFC - Generic Flow Control
  • GFLOPS - Giga-FLoating point Operations Per Second
  • GFSK - Gaussian Frequency Shift Keying
  • GGP - Gateway-to-Gateway Protocol
  • GGSN - Gateway GPRS Support Node
  • Gi - Reference point between GPRS and an external packet data network
  • GIF - Graphics Interchange Format
  • GIS - Graphical Information System
  • GIWU - GSM interWorking Unit
  • GLAN - Global LAN
  • GMM - GPRS Mobility Management
  • GMSC - Gateway Mobile Services switching Center
  • GMT - Greenwich Mean Time
  • Gn - Interface between two GSNs within the same PLMN
  • GNU - Gnu is Not Unix
  • GOSIP - Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile
  • GPF - General Protection Fault
  • GPRS - General Packet Radio Service
  • GPSC - General Purpose Synchronous Communications board
  • Gr - Interface between a SGSN and a HLR
  • GREP - Generalized REgular Expression Parser
  • Gs - Interface between a SGSN and a MSC/VLR
  • GSM - Global System for Mobile Communications
  • GSM - GPRS Session Management
  • GSMP - General Switch Management Protocol (IP Switching)
  • GSN - GPRS Support Node (xGSN)
  • GTP - GPRS Tunneling Protocol
  • GUI - Graphical User Interface
  • GUID - Global Unique IDentifier (128 Bit Code)
  • GUUG - GateWay
  • GW - German Unix User Group
  • HAL - Hardware Abstraction Layer
  • HCL - Hardware Compatibility List [Microsoft]
  • HDD - Hard Disk Drive
  • HDLC - High-level Data Link Control
  • HDSL - High bit rate Digital Subscriber Line
  • HDSL-RA - HDSL Rate Adaptive
  • HDTP - Handheld Device Transport Protocol
  • HDTV - High-Definition TV
  • HDX - Half DupleX
  • HEC - Header Error Control
  • HEL - Hardware Emulation Layer
  • HERF - High Energy Radio Frequency
  • HFS - Hierarchial File System
  • HIPPI - HIgh Performance Parallel Interface
  • HL - Horizontal Length
  • HLLAPI - High-Level Language Application Programming Interface
  • HLR - Home Location Register
  • HLS - Halt Line State
  • HMA - High Memory Area
  • HMAC - Hash-based Message Authentication Code
  • HP - Hewlett-Packard
  • HP-UX - Hewlett-Packard's UNIX implementation
  • HPAD - Host PAD
  • HPFS - High Performance File System (OS/2)
  • HPGL - Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language
  • HPPI - High-Performance Parallel Interface
  • HPRAPPN - High Performance Routing Advanced Peer to Peer Network, IBM network architecture for dynamic routing across arbitrary network topologies
  • HPUX - Hewlett-Packard UniX
  • HRC - Hybrid Ring Control
  • HSCSD - High-speed Circuit-Switched Data
  • HSM - Hardware-Specific Module
  • HSSI - High-Speed Serial Interface
  • HSTR - High Speed Token Ring
  • HTA - HTml Application
  • HTML - Hyper Text Markup Language
  • HTTP - Hyper Text Transport Protocol
  • HTTPR - Reliable HTTP
  • HZ - HertZ
  • I - Information
  • IAB - Internet Architecture Board
  • IAB - Internet Activity Board
  • IACR - International Association for Cryptologic Research
  • IANA - Internet Assigned Number Authority
  • IAS - Information Access Service
  • IASIW - Institute for the Advanced Study of Information Warfare
  • IBR - Intermediate Bit Rate
  • IC - Interexchange Carrier
  • IC - Integrated Circuit
  • ICA - International Communications Association
  • - Independent Computing Architecture
  • ICC - International Color Consortium
  • ICD - Installable Client Driver
  • ICH - I/O Controller Hub
  • ICI - Interface Control Information
  • ICMP - Internet Control Message Protocol
  • ICMPv6 - revision of ICMP (TCP/IP)
  • ICP - Initial Connection Protocol
  • ICS - Internet Connection Sharing
  • ICSL - Internet Communication Search Language
  • IDAPI - Integrated Database Application Programming Interface
  • IDC - Insulation Displacement Connector
  • IDE - Integrated Drive Electronics
  • IDEA - International Data Encryption Algorithm
  • IDF - Intermediate Distribution Frame
  • IDF - Intel Developer's Forum
  • IDI - International Development Institute
  • IDL - Interface Definition Language
  • IDN - Integrated Data Network
  • IDP - Internet Datagram Protocol (XNS)
  • IDRP - InterDomain Routing Protocol
  • IE - Information Element
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • IEN - Internet Experimental Note
  • IESG - Internet Engineering Steering Group
  • IETF - Internet Engineering Task Force
  • IF - InterFace
  • IFMP - Ipsilon Flow Management Protocol (IP Switching)
  • IFS - Installable File System
  • IGMP - Internet Group Management Protocol
  • IGP - Interior Gateway Protocol
  • IGRP - Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
  • IHL - Internet Header Length
  • IIOP - Internet Inter-ORB Protocol
  • IIS - Internet Information Server
  • IISP - Interim Interswitch Signalling Protocol (ATM Signalling)
  • ILD - Integrated LAN Driver
  • ILD - Injection Laser Diode
  • ILMI - Interim Local Management Interface
  • ILS - Idle Line State
  • IMAC - Isochronous Medium Access Controller
  • IMAP - Internet Message Access Protocol
  • IMAP2 - Interim Mail Access Protocol, version 2
  • IMC - Isochronous Maintenance Channel
  • IMC - Internet mail Consortium
  • IME - Input Method Editor [Microsoft]
  • IMP - Interface Message Processor
  • InATMARP - ATM Address Resolution Protocol
  • INF - Interactive Network Facility
  • INMS - Integrated Network Management System
  • INN - Intermediate Network Node
  • INN - InterNet News
  • InterNIC - Internet Network Information Center
  • INXS - InterNet eXchange System
  • IO - Input/Output
  • IOCTL - IO-ConTroL
  • IP - Internet Protocol
  • IPC - Integrated Protocol Converter
  • IPC - InterProcess Communication
  • IPCP - Internet Protocol Control Protocol
  • IPES - Improved Proposed Encryption Standard
  • IPHC - IP Header Compression
  • IPI - Intelligent Peripheral Interface
  • IPL - Information Processing Language (Programmiersprache für künstliche Intelligenz)
  • IPSec - IP Security
  • IPSO - Internet Protocol Security Options
  • IPX - Internet Packet Exchange
  • IPXCP - Internet Packet eXchange Control Protocol
  • IPV6 - revised version of IP (TCP/IP)
  • IPV6CP - IPv6 PPP Control Protocol, responsible for configuring, enabling and disabling the IPv6 protocol modules on both ends of a PPP link
  • IRC - Internet Relay Chat
  • IrDA - InfraRed Data Association
  • IrLAP - InfraRed Link Access Protocol
  • IrLMP - InfraRed Link Management Protocol
  • IrOBEX - InfraRed OBject EXchange protocol
  • IRQ - Interrupt ReQuest
  • IRTF - Internet Research Task Force
  • IS - Intermediate System
  • ISA - Industry Standard Architecture
  • ISAPI - Internet Server API
  • ISCA - Intelligent Synchronous Communication Adapter
  • ISDN - Integrated Services Digital Network
  • ISI - Information Sciences Insitute
  • IS-IS - Intermediate System to Intermediate System protocol
  • ISLAN - Integrated Services Local Area Network
  • ISN - Information Systems Network
  • ISO - International Organization for Standardization
  • ISOC - Internet Society
  • ISOIP - ISO Internetworking Protocol, includes builtin error signalling to aid in routing management
  • ISOSP - ISO Session Protocol, specifies procedures for a single protocol for the transfer of data and control information from one session entity to a peer session entity
  • ISOTP - ISO Transport Protocol
  • ISP - International Standardized Profile
  • ISP - Internet Service Provider
  • ISRC - International Standard Recording Code
  • ISSA - Information Systems Security Association
  • ISUP - ISDN User Part
  • ISV - Independent Software Vendor
  • IT - Information Technology
  • ITU - International Telecommunications Union
  • IVD - Integrated Voice Data
  • IWF - InterWorking Function
  • IWU - Interworking Unit
  • IXA - Internet eXchange Architecture
  • IXC - IntereXchange Carrier
  • JAF - JavaBeans Activation Framework
  • JARS - Java Applet Rating Service
  • JAXP - Java API for XML Parsing optional package
  • JBIG - Joint Bi-level Image expert Group
  • JCL - Job Control Language
  • JDBC - Java DataBase Connectivity
  • JDK - Java Development Kit
  • JED - Journal of Electronic Defense
  • JEIDA - Japan Electronics Industry Department Association
  • JFIF - JPEG File Intercharge Format
  • JFS - Journaling File System
  • JFT - Job File Table
  • JINI - Java Intelligent Network Infrastructure
  • JISC - Japanese Industrial Standards Committee
  • JIT - Just-In-Time
  • JMS - Java Messaging Service
  • JNDI - Java Naming and Directory service Interface
  • JNI - Java Native Interface
  • JNT - Java Network Technology
  • JPEG - Joint Photographic Experts Group
  • JS - JavaScript
  • JSAPI - Java Speech API
  • JSDK - Java Servlet Development Kit
  • JSP - Java Server Pages
  • JTA - Java Transaction API
  • JTM - Job Transfer and Manipulation
  • JTS - Java Transaction Service
  • JVM - Java Virtual Machine
  • KB - KiloByte
  • KBPS - KiloBits Per Second
  • KCC - Knowledge Consistency Checker
  • KDC - Kerberos key Distribution Center
  • KDE - K Desktop Environment
  • KEA - Key Exchange Algorithm
  • KI - Künstliche Intelligenz
  • KNI - Katmai New Instructions
  • KSH - Korn SHell
  • KSR - Keyboard Send/Receive
  • L2F - Layer 2 Forwarding
  • L2TP - Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol
  • LAB - Link Access Procedure (not balanced)
  • LAB - Latency Adjustment Buffer
  • LAI - Location Area Identity
  • LAN - Local Area Network
  • LANA - Local-Area Network Adapter
  • LANE - LAN Emulation
  • LAP - Link Access Procedure
  • LAPB - Link Access Procedure (Balanced)
  • LAPD - Link Access Procedure, D channel
  • LAPF - Link Access Procedure F (Frame Relay), modified LAPD standard for Frame Relay
  • LAPM - Link Access Procedure for Modems
  • LAPX - Link Access Procedure eXtended
  • LASER - Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
  • LAT - Local Area Terminal
  • LAT - Local Area Transport
  • LATA - Local Access and Transport Area
  • LAVC - Local Area VAX Cluster protocol, communications between DEC VAX computers in a cluster (DECnet)
  • LBA - Logical Block Addressing
  • LCD - Liquid Crystal Display
  • LCD - Loss of Cell Delineation
  • LCG - Linear Congruent Generator
  • LCN - Logical Channel Number
  • LCOS - Liquid Crystal On Silicon
  • LCP - Link Control Protocol (PPP suite)
  • LCR - Least Cost Router
  • LCT - Link Confidence Test
  • LDA - Local Delivery Agent
  • LDAP - Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
  • LDD - Lightly Doped Drain
  • LDIF - LDAP Data Interchange Format
  • LDM - Local Domain Manager
  • LDP - Linux Documentation Project
  • LDP - Label Distribution Protocol
  • LDSL - Low bit rate Digital Subscriber Line
  • LEC - Local Exchange Carrier
  • LEC - LAN Emulation Client
  • LECS - LAN Emulation Configuration Server
  • LED - Light Emitting Diode
  • LEM - Link Error Monitor
  • LEN - Low-Entry Networking
  • LER - Label Edge Router
  • LES - LAN Emulation Server
  • LF - Line Feed
  • LFN - Long FileName
  • LFN - Long Fat Network
  • LFS - Large File Support
  • LFSR - Linear Feedback Shift Register
  • LFV - Logical File Viewer
  • LGPL - Library GPL
  • LGX - Light Guide Cross Connect
  • LIDE - LED Indirect Exposure
  • LIFO - Last In First Out
  • LILO - Last In Last Out
  • LILO - LInux LOader
  • LIM - Lotus/Intel/Microsoft
  • Linux - LInus' UniX
  • LIS - Logical IP Subnetwork
  • LISP - LISt Processing language
  • LISP - LISt Processor
  • LL - Lobe Length
  • LLC - Link Layer Control
  • LLC - Logical Link Control
  • LLNL - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • LLP - Lower-Level Protocol
  • LLTSR - Logs and Tallies Terminate and Stay Resident program
  • LME - Layer Management Entity
  • LMI - Layer Management Interface
  • LMI - Local Management Interface
  • LMMP - Lan Man Management Protocol
  • LMP - Link Management Protocol
  • LMU - Lan Manager for Unix
  • LNNI - LAN emulation Network to Network Interface
  • LOD - Level Of Detail
  • LOF - Loss Of Frame
  • LON - Local Operation Network
  • LOP - Loss Of Pointer
  • LOS - Loss Of Signal
  • LPC - Local Procedure Call
  • LPCM - Linear Pulse Code Modulation
  • LPD - Line Printer Daemon protocol - Berkeley
  • LPDGWY - Line Printer Daemon Gateway
  • LPI - Lines Per Inch
  • LPM - Line Processing Module
  • LPR - Line Printer Remote
  • LPS - Labeled Switch Path
  • LPT - Line Printer
  • LPNC - Logical Private Network Capability
  • LRC - Logical Redundancy Check
  • LQR - Link Quality Report, specifies the mechanism for link quality monitoring with PPP
  • LRU - Least Recently Used
  • LSA - Link State Algorithms
  • LSB - Least Significant Byte
  • LSB - Least Significant Bit
  • LSB - Linux Standard Base
  • LSF - Load Sharing Facility
  • LSI - Large Scale Integration
  • LSL - Link Support Layer
  • LSM - Linux Software Map
  • LSU - Line State Unknown
  • LT - Line Termination
  • LTPS - Low Temperature Poly Silicium
  • LU - Logical Unit
  • LUN - Logical Unit Number
  • LUNI - LAN emulation User to Network Interface
  • LVDS - Low Voltage Differential Signaling
  • LVDS - Low Voltage Differential Swing
  • LVM - Logical Volume Manager
  • LVTTL - Low Voltage Transistor Transistor Logic
  • MAC - Media Access Control
  • MAC - Message Authentication Code
  • MADCAP - Multicast Address Dynamic Client Allocation Protocol
  • MAJC - Micro Architecture for Java Computing (gesprochen magic)
  • MAN - Metropolitan-Area Network
  • MAP - Manufacturing Automation Protocol
  • MAP - Management Access Protocol
  • MAPI - Message Application Programming Interface (Microsoft)
  • MAPOS - Multiple Access Protocol over SONET / SDH
  • MARS - Multicast Address Resolution Server (TCP/IP)
  • MAU - Medium Attachment Unit (Ethernet)
  • MAU - Multistation Access Unit (Token Ring)
  • MB - MegaByte
  • MBCS - MultiByte Character Set
  • MBONE - Multicast backBONE
  • MBPS - Million Bits Per Second
  • MBR - Master Boot Record
  • MBR - Mail-Based Replication
  • MBS - Maximum Burst Size
  • MC - Micro Channel
  • MC - Motion Compensation
  • MCA - Micro Channel Architecture
  • MCF - Meta Content Format
  • MCGA - Memory Controller Gate Array
  • MCH - Memory Controller Hub
  • MCI - Media Control Interface
  • MCIA - Micro Channel Interface Adapter (NCR)
  • MCM - Multi-Carrier Module
  • MCM - Multi-Chip Module
  • MCR - Minimal Cell Rate
  • MCS - MultiCast Server
  • MCU - MicroController Unit
  • MD5 - Message Digest 5
  • MDA - Monochrome Display Adapter
  • MDF - Main Distribution Frame
  • MDG - Minimum Delay Generator
  • MDI - Multiple Document Interface
  • MDI - Medium Dependent Interface
  • MDSL - Medium bit rate Digital Subscriber Line
  • MEDEA - Micro-Electronics Development for European Applications
  • MEGACO - MEdia GAteway COntrol
  • MEMS - Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems
  • MESI - Modified-Exclusive-Shared-Invalid (Cache-Protokoll für Multiprozessorumgebung)
  • METAL - Machine and Translation of Natural Language
  • MF - MultiFunction
  • MFLOPS - Millions of FLOating Point Operations per Second (MegaFlops)
  • MFM - Modified Frequency Modulation
  • MHS - Message Handling Service
  • MHS - Message Handling System (Novell)
  • MFT - Master File Table
  • MFTP - Multicast File Transfer Protocol
  • MGCP - Media Gateway Control Protocol
  • MHS - Message Handling System
  • MHTML - Mime encapsulation of aggreagte HTML document
  • MHz - MegaHertZ
  • MIB - Management Information Base
  • MIC - Management Interface Connector
  • MIC - Media Interface Connector
  • MIC - Message Integrity Check
  • MID - Message IDentification
  • MIDI - Musical Instrument Digital Interface
  • MIF - Management Information Format
  • MIFD - Management Information Format Database
  • MII - Media Independent Interface
  • MILNET - MILitary NETwork
  • MIMD - Multiple-Instruction Multiple-Data
  • MIME - Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
  • MIMIX - MIniature UniX
  • MIPS - Million Instructions Per Second
  • MIS - Management Information System
  • MISD - Multiple-Instruction Single Data
  • MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MJ - Modular Jack
  • M-JPEG - Motion JPEG
  • MLAN - Mobile LAN
  • MLD - Multicast Listener Discovery
  • MLID - Multiple Link Interface Driver
  • MLP - Multilink Procedure, added upper sublayer of the LAPB, operating between the packet layer and a multiplicity of single data link protocol functions (SLPs) in the data link layer (X.25).
  • MLS - Master Line State
  • MM - Mobility management
  • MMC - MultiMedia Card
  • MMDF - Multi-channel Memo Distributing Facility
  • MMJ - Modified Modular Jack
  • MML - Man-Machine Language
  • MMPM - MultiMedia Presentation Manager
  • MMS - Manufacturing Message Standards
  • MMS - Microsoft Metadirectory Services
  • MMU - Memory Management Unit
  • MMVF - MultiMedia Video Format
  • MMX - MultiMedia eXtension
  • MNP - Microcom Network Protocol
  • MNP4 - Microcom Network Protocol Four
  • MNP5 - Microcom Network Protocol Five
  • MO - Managed Object
  • MODCA - Mixed Object Document Content Architecture
  • MODEM - MOdulator / DEModulator
  • MOF - Managed Object Format
  • MOM - Manager Of Managers
  • MOM - Message-Oriented Middleware
  • MOP - Maintenance Operation Protocol, utility services such as uploading and downloading system software, remote testing and problem diagnosis (DECnet)
  • MOPS - Millions of Operations Per Second
  • MOS - Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
  • MOSPF - Multicast Open Shortest Path First
  • MOSS - MIME Object Security Services
  • MOTIS - Message Oriented Text Interchange System
  • MP - MultiProcessor
  • MP3 - MPEG audio layer 3
  • MPC - Multimedia PC
  • MPCA - Multi-Protocol Communications Adapter (NCR)
  • MPDU - Message Protocol Data Unit
  • MPEG - Moving Pictures Experts Group
  • MPL - Mozilla Public License
  • MPLS - Multi-Protocol Label Switching
  • MPOA - Multi-Protocol Over ATM
  • MPP - Massively Parallel Processor
  • MPPC - Microsoft PointtoPoint Compression Protocol
  • MPSL - Multi Protocol Label Switching
  • MPTS - Multi Protocol Transport Services
  • MPTN - Multi Protocol Transport Network
  • MPU - MicroProcessor Unit
  • MQI - Message Queuing Interface
  • MRAM - Magnetic RAM
  • MRCI - Microsoft Real-Time Compression Interface
  • MRH - Memory Repeater Hub
  • MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • MRJ - Macintosh Runtime for Java
  • MRL - Main Ring Length
  • MRM - Multi-Resolution-Mesh
  • MR-SDSL - MultiRate SDSL
  • MRSID - Multi Resolution Seamless Image Database
  • MRU - Maximum Receive Unit
  • MRX - MagnetoResistive eXtended
  • MS - Message Store
  • MS - Mobile station
  • MSAU - Multi-Station Access Unit
  • MSB - Most Significant Bit
  • MSB - Most Significant Byte
  • MSC - Mobile services Switching Center
  • MS-DOS - Microsoft Disk Operating System
  • MSDP - Multicast Source Discovery Protocol
  • MSDSL - Multirate SDSL
  • MSDTS - Microsoft Distributed Transaction Controller [Microsoft]
  • MSE - Microsoft Scripting Engine
  • MSFS - Mail Slot File System
  • MSI - Medium Scale Integration
  • MSL - Maximum Segment Lifetime
  • MSM - Media Support Module
  • MSN - Monitoring cell Sequence NUmber
  • MSN - Multiple Subscriber Numbers
  • MSP - Management Service Provider
  • MSS - Maximum Segment Size
  • MTA - Mail Transfer Agent
  • MTA - Message Transfer Agent
  • MTBF - Mean Time Between Failures
  • MTC - MIDI Time Code
  • MTF - Message Transfer Facility
  • MTH - Memory Translator Hub
  • MTJ-RAM - Magnetic Tunnel Junction RAM
  • MTP - Mail Transfer Part
  • MTP - Message Transfer Part
  • MTP2 - Message Transfer Part, Level 2, signalling link which together with MTP3 provides reliable transfer of signalling messages between two directly connected signalling points (SS7)
  • MTP3 - Message Transfer Part, Level 3, connects Q.SAAL to the users (SS7 suite)
  • MTRR - Memory Type Range Register
  • MTS - Message Transfer System
  • MTS - Microsoft Transaction Server
  • MTTR - Mean Time To Repair
  • MTU - Maximum Transmission Unit
  • MULTICS - MULTiplexed Information and Computing System
  • MUP - Multiple UNC Provider
  • MUX - MUltipleXer
  • MVS - Multiple Virtual Storage
  • NAC - Null Attachment Concentrator
  • NACS - Network Asynchronous Communications Services
  • NAIC - National Air Intelligence Center
  • NAK - Negative AcKnowledgement
  • NANP - North American Numbering Plan
  • NAP - Network Access Points
  • NAS - Network Attached Storage
  • NAS - Network access server
  • NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NAT - Network Address Translation
  • NAU - Network-Addressable Unit
  • NAVCERT - Naval Computer Incident Response Team
  • NBFCP - NetBios Frames Control Protocol
  • NBMA - NonBroadcast, MultiAccess
  • NBP - AppleTalk Name Binding Protocol, manages the use of names on AppleTalk networks
  • NBS - National Bureau of Standards
  • NC - Network Computer
  • NC - Norton Commander
  • N/C - No Connect
  • NCC - Network Control Center
  • NCM - Network Control and Management
  • NCP - NetWare Core Protocol
  • NCP - Network Control Program
  • NCS - National Communications Systems
  • NCS - Network Computing System
  • NCSA - National Computer Security Association
  • NCSC - National Computer Security Center
  • NCTA - National Cable Television Association
  • NDIS - Network Driver Interface Specification (IBM/Microsoft)
  • NDL - Network Database Language
  • NDM - Netlabs Dual Manager
  • NDPS - Novell Distributed Print Services
  • NDS - NetWare Directory Services
  • NDS - Novell Directory Services
  • NE - Network Element
  • NE - Name Error
  • NEC - National Electric Code
  • NEMA - National Electric Manufacturers Association
  • NetBEUI - NetBIOS Extended User Interface
  • NetBIOS - NETwork Basic Input/Output System
  • NETPRC - NetRemote Procedure Call, used to access VINES applications such as StreetTalk and VINES Mail (Banyan).
  • NEXT - Near End crossTalk
  • NFR - Near Field Recording
  • NFS - Network File System (Sun)
  • NHBU - Networking Hardware Business Unit
  • NHC - Next Hop Client
  • NHDR - Network layer HeaDeR, begins the frame used by RTP nodes
  • NHRP - Next Hop Resolution Protocol
  • NHS - Next Hop Server
  • NI - Network Interface
  • NIAS - Novell Internet Access Server
  • NIC - Network Interface Card
  • NIC - Network Information Center
  • NIDL - Network Interface Definition Language
  • NIF - Neighbor Information Frame
  • NIP - Non-Impact Printer
  • NIST - National Institute for Standards and Technology
  • NIT - Network Interface Tap
  • NIU - Network Interface Unit
  • NIUF - North-american ISDN User Forum
  • NLM - Netware Loadable Module
  • NLS - Noise Line State
  • NLS - Native Language Support
  • NLSP - Netware Link Services Protocol
  • NMAS - Network Management Alert System
  • NMAS - Novell Modular Authentication Service
  • NMC - Network Management Center
  • NMI - Non-Maskable Interrupt
  • NMIB - Network Management Information Base
  • NMMP - Network Management Manager Process
  • NMOS - Negatively doped Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
  • NMP - Network Management Protocol
  • NMPE - Network Management Protocol Entry
  • NMS - Network Management System
  • NMUP - Network Management User Process
  • NMVT - Network Management Vector Transport
  • NN - Network Node
  • NN - Next Node
  • NNI - Nederlands Normalisatie-Instituut
  • NNI - Network-Node Interface
  • NNI - Network to Network Interface
  • NNS - Netware Name Service (Novell)
  • NNTP - Network News Transfer Protocol
  • NOP - No OPeration
  • NOS - Network Operating System
  • NPA - Numbering Plan Area
  • NPAD - Non PAD
  • NPD - Network Products Division (NCR)
  • NPFS - Named Pipes File System
  • NPSI - NCP Packet Switching Interface
  • NREM - National Research and Engineering Network
  • NRM - Normal Response Mode
  • NSA - Next Station Addressing
  • NSA - National Security Agency
  • NSAI - National Standards Authority Of Ireland
  • NSAP - Network Service Access Point
  • NSAPI - Netscape Server API
  • NSC - National Semiconductor Corporation
  • NSF - National Science Foundation
  • NSFNET - National Science Foundation NETwork
  • NSP - Network Services Protocol, provides reliable virtual connection services with flow control to the network layer Routing Protocol (DECnet)
  • NSP - Name Service Protocol
  • NSS - Netware Storage Services
  • NSS - Network and Switching Subsystem
  • NT - New Technology
  • NT - Network Termination
  • NT1 - Network Termination 1
  • NT2 - Network Termination 2
  • NTFS - NT File System (NT)
  • NTP - Network Time Protocol, time synchronization system for computer clocks through the Internet network (TCP/IP)
  • NTRI - NCP Token-Ring Interface
  • NTS - Network Time Protocol
  • NTS - New Typesetting System
  • NTSC - National Television Systems Committee
  • NUA - Network User Address
  • NUI - Network User Identification
  • NUMA - Non-Unified Memory Architecture
  • NURBS - Non Uniform Rational B-Splines
  • NVFS - Network Virtual File System
  • NVP - Network Voice Protocol
  • NVP - Nominal Velocity of Propagation
  • NVRAM - Non Volatile RAM
  • NVT - Netware Virtual Terminal
  • NVT - Network Virtual Terminal
  • NWOC - New Way Of Computing
  • OAM - Operations, Administration and Maintenance
  • OAM - Operations, Administration and Management
  • OCC - Open, Cooperative Computing
  • OCCA - Open, Cooperative Computing Architecture
  • OCD - Out-of-Cell Delineation
  • OCR - Optical Character Recognition
  • OCU - Office Channel Unit
  • ODA - Office Document Architecture
  • ODBC - Open Data Base Connectivity (Microsoft)
  • ODBMS - Object Database Management System
  • ODETTE - Organization for Data Exchange by Tele Transmission in Europe
  • ODI - Open Data-Link Interface
  • ODI - Open Driver Interface (Novell)
  • ODIF - Office Document Interchange Format
  • ODL - Object Definition Language
  • ODSI - Open Directory Services Interface
  • OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • OLAP - OnLine Analytical Processing
  • OLE - Object Linking and Embedding
  • OMF - Open Modeling Forum
  • OMF - Object Management Facility
  • OMG - Open Management Group
  • OML - Object Manipulayion Language
  • ONC - Open Network Computing
  • ONE - Open Network Environment
  • ONR - Office of Naval Research
  • ONU - Optical Network Unit
  • OOF - Out Of Frame
  • OOP - Object Orientated Programming
  • OOT - Object-Oriented Technology
  • OOUI - Object Oriented User Interface
  • OPTIS - Overlapped PAM Transmission with Interlocking Spectra
  • OPX - Off-Premises eXtension
  • OQL - Object Query Language
  • ORB - Object Request Broker
  • OS - Operating System
  • OSE - Office Server Extensions
  • OSF - Open Software Foundation
  • OSF - Open Systems Foundation
  • OSI - Open Systems Interconnection
  • OSI - Open Source Initiative
  • OSINLCP - OSI Network Layer Control Protocol, responsible for configuring, enabling and disabling the OSI protocol modules on both ends of the PPP link
  • OSIRM - Open Systems Interconnection Reference Model
  • OSPF - Open Shortest Path First, linkstate routing protocol used for routing IP (TCP/IP)
  • OSS - Operations Support System
  • OTLF - One-Time License Fee
  • OU - Organizational Unit
  • PABX - Private Automatic Branch Exchange
  • PAD - Packet Assembly/Disassembler
  • PAL - Phase Alternating Line
  • PAL - Programmable Array Logic
  • PAM - Pulse Amplitude Modulation
  • PAP - Printer Access Protocol
  • PAP - Password Authentication Protocol
  • PAWS - Protection Against Wrapped Sequence numbers
  • PBX - Private Branch Exchange
  • PC - Personal Computer
  • PCB - Printed Circuit Board
  • PCI - Peripheral Component Interface
  • PCI - Protocol Control Information
  • PCL - Printer Control Language
  • PCM - Pulse Code Modulation
  • PCM - Physical Connection Management
  • PCMCIA - People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms
  • PCMCIA - Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
  • PCR - Peak Cell Rate
  • PCS - Personal Communications Services
  • PCSA - Personal Computing System Architecture
  • PCSN - Private Circuit Switching Networks
  • PCTA - Personal Computer Terminal Adapter
  • PCU - Packet Control Unit
  • PDA - Personal Digital Assistant
  • PDC - Primary Domain Controller
  • PDE - Page Directory Entry
  • PDF - Portable Document Format
  • PDL - Page Description Language
  • PDN - Packet data network
  • PDN - Public Data Network
  • PDS - Premises Distribution System
  • PDS - Persistent Data Services
  • PDP - Packet Data Protocol
  • PDU - Protocol Data Unit
  • PDV - Path Delay Values
  • PEM - Privacy Enhanced Mail
  • PEP - Packet Exchange Protocol, provides a semireliable packet delivery service that orients towards singlepacket exchanges (XNS)
  • PERL - Practical Extraction and Report Language
  • PERM - Parallele Elektronische Rechenmaschine München
  • PES - Proposed Encryption Standard
  • PET - Personal Electronic Transactor
  • PET - Privacy Enhancement Technology
  • PFF - Page Fault Frequency
  • PGA - Pin Grid Array
  • PGA - Professional Graphics Adapter (IBM-Standard mit max. 640x480)
  • PGP - Pretty Good Privacy
  • PHY - PHYsical layer medium independent
  • PICS - Protocol Implementation Conformance Statement
  • PID - Process IDentifier[Microsoft]
  • PIF - Program Information File
  • PIM - Personal Information Manager
  • PIM - Protocol Independent Multicast
  • PIM-DM - Protocol Independent Multicast/Dense Mode
  • PIM-SM - Protocol Independent Multicast/Sparse Mode
  • PIN - Personal Identification Number
  • PING - Packet INternet Groper
  • PIO - Programmed I/O
  • PIU - Path Information Unit
  • pixel - picture cell
  • pixel - picture element
  • PIXIT - Protocol Implementation eXtra Information for Testing
  • PJL - Printer Job Language
  • PKCS - Public Key Cryptography Standards
  • PKI - Public Key Infrastructure
  • PKZIP - Phil Katz ZIP
  • PL1 - Programming Language 1
  • PLA - Programmable Logic Array
  • PLC - PowerLine Communication
  • PLCC - Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier
  • PLCP - Physical Layer Convergence Protocol
  • PLD - Programmable Logic Device
  • PLIP - Parallel Line IP
  • PLL - Phase Locked Loop
  • PLL - Programming Language for Linguistics
  • PLMN - Public Land Mobile Network
  • PLP - Packet Layer Protocol
  • PM - Presenation Manager
  • PMA - Physical Medium Attachment
  • PMAP - Port Mapper protocol, manages the allocation of transport layer ports to network server applications (Sun)
  • PMD - Physical Media Dependent (Token Ring)
  • PMD - Product Marketing Division
  • PMF - Parameter Management Frame
  • PMOS - Positively doped Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
  • PMP - Point to MultiPoint
  • PNG - Portable Network Graphics
  • PNNI - Private NetworktoNetwork Interface, hierarchial, dynamic linkstate routing protocol (ATM)
  • PnP - Plug'n'Play
  • PO - Persistent Object
  • POF - Plastic Optical Fiber
  • POI - Path Overhead Identifier
  • POM - Persistent Object Manager
  • POP - POint Of Presence
  • POP - Post Office Protocol
  • POP3 - Post Office Protocol version 3
  • POS - Point Of Sale
  • POS - Programmable Option Select
  • POSIX - Portable Operating System Interface for computer environments
  • POST - Power-on Self Test
  • POTS - Plain Old Telephone Service
  • POTS - Point of Termination Station
  • PP - ISO Presentation Protocol, performs context negotiation and management between open systems
  • PPC - Power PC
  • PPD - Postscript Printer Definition
  • PPGA - Plastic Pin Grid Array
  • PPP - Point to Point Protocol
  • PPPBPDU - PPP Bridge Protocol Data Unit, used to connect remote bridges
  • PPPMultilink - Multilink PointtoPoint Protocol, permits a system to indicate to its peer that it is capable of combining multiple physical links into a "bundle"
  • PPPoE - PPP Over Ethernet
  • PPS - Packets Per Second
  • PPTP - Point to Point Tunneling Protocol, allows PPP to be channeled through an IP network (PPP)
  • PRECOMP - write PRECOMPensation
  • PRI - Primary Rate Interface (ISDN)
  • PROFS - PRofessional OFfice System
  • PROLOG - PROgramming in LOGic
  • PROM - Programmable Read-Only Memory
  • PS - Post Script
  • PS/2 - Personal System/2
  • PSDN - Packet-Switched Data Network
  • PSPDN - Packet Switched Public Data Network
  • PSK - Phase Shift Keying
  • PSN - Private Switching Networks
  • PSTN - Public Switched Telephone Network
  • PTE - Page Table Entry
  • PTI - Payload Type Indicator
  • PTT - Postal, Telephone, and Telegraph Agency
  • PTT - Prenegotiated Target Time
  • PU - Physical Unit
  • PUK - Personal Unblocking Key
  • PUP - PARC Universal Packet protocol
  • PVC - Permanent Virtual Circuit
  • PVC - Permanent Virtual Connection
  • PVC - PolyVinyl Chloride
  • PVT - Permanent Virtual Terminal
  • PWM - Pulse Width Modulation
  • QAM - Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
  • QBE - Query By Example
  • QFP - Quad-FlatPack
  • QIC - Quarter Inch Cartridge
  • QLLC - Qualified Logical Link Control
  • QLS - Quiet Line State
  • QOS - Quality Of Service
  • QPSX - Queued Packet Switch eXchange
  • QSM - Queued Serial Module
  • RAD - Rapid Application Development
  • RADIUS - Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service
  • RAF - Resource Allocation Frame
  • RAID - Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks
  • RAM - Random Access Memory
  • RAPID - Reusable Application Specific Intellectul Property Developers
  • RARP - Reverse ARP
  • RAS - Remote Access Service
  • RBOC - Regional Bell Operating Company
  • RCP - Remote Communications Processor
  • RCP - Remote Copy Program
  • RDA - Remote Database Access protocol
  • RDBMS - Relational Data Base Management System
  • RDF - Request Denied Frame
  • RDF - Resource Description Format
  • RDF - Resource Description Framework
  • RDI - REmote DEfect Indicator
  • RDO - Remote Data Object
  • RDP - Reliable Datagram protocol
  • RDP - Remote Desktop Protocol
  • RDS - Remote Data Service
  • REJ - REJect
  • RES - Robots Exclusion Standard (robots.txt)
  • REXX - REstructured eXtended eXecutor
  • RF - Radio Frequency
  • RFB - Remote Frame Buffer
  • RFC - Request For Comment
  • RFI - Radio Frequency Interference
  • RFI - Request For Information
  • RFP - Request For Proposal
  • RFS - Remote File Service
  • RFS - Remote File System
  • RGB - Red Green Blue
  • RI - Ring In
  • RIAA - Recording Industry Association of America
  • RIF - Routing Information Field
  • RIP - Routing Information Protocol
  • RIP - Routing Interface Protocol
  • RISC - Reduced Instruction Set Computing
  • RJE - Remote Job Entry
  • RL - Reconfigurable Logic
  • RLE - Run Length Encoding
  • RLL - Run Length Limited
  • RLOGIN - Remote Login
  • RLP - Radio Link Protocol
  • RMA - Return Merchandise Authorization
  • RMA - Revolution in Military Affairs
  • RMF - Remote Management Facility
  • RMF - Rich Music Format
  • RMI - Remote Method Invocation
  • RMI-IIOP - Remote Method Invocation Internet Inter-ORB Protocol
  • RMM - Read Mostly Memory
  • RMON - Remote MONitoring
  • RMS - Root Mean Squared
  • RMW - Read Modify Write
  • RNG - Random Number Generator
  • RMN - Remote Multiplexer Node
  • RMON - Remote Monitoring
  • RMT - Ring ManageMent
  • RNR - Receive Not Ready
  • ROM - Read Only Memory
  • RPC - Remote Procedure Call
  • ROLC - Routing Over Large Clouds
  • ROM - Read Only Memory
  • ROS - Remote Operations Service
  • ROSE - Remote Operations Service Element
  • RP - Routing Protocol, distributes routing information among DECnet hosts
  • RPC - Remote Procedure Call
  • RPM - Rotations Per Minute
  • RPOA - Recognized Private Operating Agencies
  • RPSL - Routing Policy Specification Language
  • RR - Receive Ready
  • RR - Resource Record
  • RRAS - Routing and Remote Access Service
  • RSA - Rives/Shamir/Adleman
  • RSAC - Recreational Software Advisory Council
  • RSDL - Reverse Spiral Dual Layer
  • RSE - Remote Streams Environment
  • RSL - Registry Size Limit[Microsoft]
  • RST - ReSeT
  • RSVP - resource ReSerVation Protocol
  • RTC - Real Time Clock
  • RTD - Round Trip Delay
  • RTF - Rich Text Format
  • RTFM - Read The Flaming Manual
  • RTM - Response Time Monitor
  • RTMP - Routing Table Maintenance Protocol, manages routing information for AppleTalk networks
  • RTO - Retransmission Time Out
  • RTP - Routing Update Protocol, used to distribute network topology (Banyan).
  • RTS - Request To Send
  • RTSE - Reliable Transfer Service Element
  • RTT - Round Trip Time
  • RUDP - Reliable UDP
  • rt-VBR - Real Time Variable Bit Rate
  • RVD - Remote Virtual Disk Protocol
  • RVP - Remote Voice Protocol
  • RW - Read/Write
  • RWIN - Receive WINdow
  • S/MIME - Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
  • SA - Security Association
  • SA - Service Agent
  • SAA - Systems Application Architecture
  • SAA - System Application Architecture (IBM)
  • SAA - Standards Association of Australia
  • SAAL - Signaling ATM Adaption Layer
  • SABM - Set Asynchronous Balanced Mode
  • SAC - Single Attached Concentrator
  • SACD - Super Audio CD
  • SACK - Selective Acknowledgement
  • SACL - System Access Control List [Microsoft]
  • SAG - SQL Access Group
  • SALI - Subnetwork Adjacent Layer Interface
  • SAM - Scalable ADSL Modem
  • SAM - Security Accounts Manager
  • SAM - Sequential Access Memory
  • SAN - Storage Area Network
  • SANE - Scanner Access Now Easy
  • SAP - Service Advertising Protocol
  • SAP - Service Access Point
  • SAR - Segmentation And Reassembly sublayer
  • SARM - Set Asynchronous Response Mode
  • SAS - Single Attached Station (FDDI)
  • SASE - Specific Application Service Elements
  • SASI - Shugart Associates Standard Interface (Seagate)
  • SASO - Saudi Arabian Standards Organization
  • SBA - Synchronous Bandwidth Allocation
  • SBA - Side Band Addressing
  • SCAM - SCSI Configured AutoMagically
  • SCART - Syndicat des Constructeurs d'Appareils Radio receteurs et Téléviseurs
  • SCCP - Signalling Connection Control Part
  • SCEP - Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol
  • SCHWAFEL - Self Constructing Hyper Wavelet Algorithms For Extrapolating Linguistics
  • SCI - Scalable Coherent Interface
  • SCM - Service Control Manager
  • SCO - Santa Cruz Operations
  • SCP - Session Control Protocol, manages logical links for DECnet connections
  • SCR - Sustainable Cell Rate
  • SCS - SNA Character String
  • SCSI - Small Computer System Interface
  • SCTP - Stream Control Transmission Protocol
  • SD - Starting Delimiter
  • SDCP - PPP Serial Data Control Protocol, responsible for configuring, enabling and disabling the SDTP modules on both ends of the pointtopoint link
  • SDDS - Sony Dynamic Digital Sound
  • SDF - Sub Distribution Frame
  • SDF - Shortest Delay First
  • SDH - Synchronous Digital Hierarchy
  • SDI - Serial Digital Interface
  • SDI - Single Document Interface
  • SDIF - Standard Document Interchange Format
  • SDK - Software Development Kit
  • SDL - System Description Language
  • SDLC - Service Data Link Control
  • SDLC - Synchronous Data Link Control
  • SDM - Sub-rate Data Multiplexer
  • SDMI - Secure Digital Music Initiative
  • SDP - Session Description Protocol
  • SDRAM - Synchronous DRAM
  • SDSL - Single line Digital Subscriber Line
  • SDSL - Single pair Digital Subscriber Line
  • SDSL - Symmetrical bit rate Digital Subscriber Line
  • SDSL - Symmetrical single pair Digital Subscriber Line
  • SDT - Structured Data Transfer
  • SDU - Satellite Delay Units
  • SDU - Service Data Unit
  • SEAL - Simple and Efficient Adaptation Layer
  • SEAL - Software-optimized Encryption ALgorithm
  • SECC - Single Edge Contact Cartridge
  • SED - Stream EDitor
  • SEF - Source-Explicit Forwarding
  • SEI - Software Engineering Institute
  • SEPP - Single Edge Processor Package
  • SEK - Swedish Electrical Commission
  • SER - Serialization packet, ensures that a single version of NetWare is not being loaded on multiple servers
  • SES - Smart Energy System
  • SET - Secure Electronic Transaction
  • SF - Superframe Format
  • SFD - Start Frame Delimiter
  • SFS - Suomem Standardisoimisliitto
  • SFP - System File Protection
  • SFT - System Fault Tolerance
  • SFT - System File Table
  • SFTP - Simple File Transfer Protocol
  • SGI - Silicon Graphics Inc.
  • SGML - Standard Generalized Markup Language
  • SGMP - Simple Gateway Monitoring Port
  • SGRAM - Static Graphics RAM
  • SGRAM - Synchronous Graphic RAM
  • SGSN - Serving GPRS Support Node
  • SHA - Secure Hash Algorithm
  • SHARP - Self-Healing Alternate Route Protection
  • SHAZAM - Semi-Heuristic Algorithm by Zemel And Miller
  • SHTML - SSI HTML (Kennzeichnung für HTML-Dateien mit SSI)
  • S-HTTP - Secure HTTP
  • SIA - Systems Interconnect Architecture
  • SIB - Security Information Base
  • SID - Security ID
  • SID - Society for Information Displays
  • SIF - Status Information Frame
  • SIF - Source Input Format
  • SIG - Special Interest Group
  • SIGINT - SIGnal INTelligence
  • SIIA - Software and Information Industry Association
  • SIM - Synchronous Interface Module
  • SIM - Subscriber Identity Module
  • SIMD - Single-Instruction Multiple-Data
  • SIMD-FP - Single Instruction, Multiple Data-Floating Point
  • SIMM - Single In-line Memory Module
  • SINIX - SIemens unIX
  • SIP - Serial Interface Protocol
  • SIP - Single In-line Package
  • SIP - SMDS Interface Protocol, threelevel protocol that controls access to the network
  • SIPP - Single In-Line Pin Package
  • SIR - Serial InfraRed
  • SIR - Standard InfraRed
  • SIS - Standardiseringskommissionen I Sverige
  • SISD - Single-Instruction Single-Data
  • SLA - Service-Level Agreement
  • SLC - Simple Line Code
  • SLD - Second Level Domain
  • SLDRAM - SyncLink DRAM
  • SLFP - Serial Line Framing Protocol
  • SLI - Scan Line Interleaving
  • SLIP - Serial Line Internet Protocol
  • SLM - Service Level Management
  • SLP - Service Locator Protocol
  • SMART - Self Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology
  • SMB - Service Message Block
  • SMB - System Management Bus
  • SMD - Surface Mount Device
  • SMDS - Switched Multi-megabit Data Service
  • SMI - Structure of Management Information
  • S/MIME - Secure MIME
  • SMM - System Management Mode
  • SMNP - Simple Network Management Protocol
  • SMP - Symmetric Multi-Processor
  • SMP - Simple Management Protocol
  • SMS - Selective Multicast Server
  • SMS - Short Message Service
  • SMS - System Management Server
  • SMSC - Short Message Service Center
  • SMT - Simultanous MultiThreading
  • SMT - Station ManagemenT
  • SMT - Surface Mount Technology
  • SMTP - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  • SNA - System Network Architecture
  • SNACP - SubNetwork ACcess Protocol
  • SNAPDS - SNA Distribution Services
  • SNAP - SubNetwork Access Protocol
  • SNI - SNA Network Interconnect
  • SNI - Subscriber Network Interface
  • SNICP - Subnetwork Independent Convergence Protocol
  • SNMP - Simple Network Management Protocol
  • SNP - Sub-Network Protocol
  • SNPA - Sub-Network Point of Attachment
  • SNR - Signal to Noise Ratio
  • SOA - Start Of Authentication
  • SOA - Start Of Authority
  • SOA - Structure Of Arrays
  • SOA - Semiconductor Optical Amplifier
  • SOAP - Simple Object Access Protocol
  • SOAP-DSIG - SOAP Security Extensions: Digital Signature
  • SODIMM - Small Outline DIMM
  • SOHO - Small Office/Home Office
  • SOI - Silicon-On-Isolator
  • SOIC - Small Outline Integrated Circuit
  • SOL - Small OutLine
  • SOL - System on a Chip
  • SOM - System Object Model
  • SOM - Start Of Message
  • SONET - Synchronous Optical Network
  • SP - Service Pack
  • SPAG - Standards Promotion and Applications Group
  • SPANS - Simple Protocol for ATM Network Signalling, developed by FORE Systems for use in ATM networks
  • SPARC - Scalable Performance ARChitecture
  • SPC - Stored Program Control
  • SPD-EEPROM - Serial Presence Detect EEPROM
  • S/P-DIF - Sony/Philips Digital InterFace
  • SPE - Synchronous Payload Envelope
  • SPI - Syncronization Programming Interface
  • SPID - Service Profile IDentifier
  • SPKAC - Signed Public Key And Challenge
  • SPM - SONET Physical layer Mapping
  • SPMD - Single Program Multiple Data
  • SPP - Sequenced Packet Protocol, provides reliable transport delivery with flow control (XNS)
  • SPOOL - Simultaneous Peripheral Operation On Line
  • SPT - Sectors Per Track
  • SPX - Sequenced Packet Exchange
  • SQE - Signal Quality Error
  • SQL - Structured Query Language
  • SRAM - Static RAM
  • SRB - Source Routing Bridging, proprietary header of Bay Networks which passes Token Ring information over WAN lines
  • SRDC - SubRate Data Cross-connect
  • SRDM - SubRate Data Multiplexer
  • SRF - Status Report Frame
  • SRI - Stanford Research Institute
  • SRMU - SubRate Multiplexer Unit
  • SRPI - Server-Requester Programming Interface
  • SRTS - Synchronous Residual Time Stamp
  • SRV - SeRVice resource
  • SS7 - Signaling System Number 7
  • SSAP - Source Service Access Point
  • SSCF - Service-Specific Coordination Function
  • SSCOP - Service-Specific Connection-Oriented Protocol
  • SSCP - System Service Control Point
  • SSI - Server Side Includes
  • SSL - Secure Sockets Layer
  • SSNC - StarGROUP Server for Netware Clients
  • SSP - Servvice-Specific Part
  • SST - Spread-Spectrum Technology
  • SST - Silicon Storage Technology
  • SSTL_2 - Stab Series Terminated Logic for 2,5 V
  • S/STP - Screened Shielded Twisted Pair
  • S/UTP - Screened Unshielded Twisted Pair
  • STA - Spanning Tree Algorithm
  • STD - STandarD
  • STDM - Synchronous Time Division Multiplexing
  • STE - Signaling Terminal Equipment
  • STM - Synchronous Transport Module
  • STN - SuperTwist Nematic
  • STP - Shielded Twisted Pair
  • STP - Signal Transfer Point
  • STP - Spanning Tree Protocol, prevents the formation of logical looping in the network (DECnet)
  • STS - Synchronous Transport Signal level
  • STU - Streaming Tape Unit
  • STUN - Serial TUNnel
  • SUS - Single Unix Specification
  • SVC - Switched Virtual Circuit
  • SVD - Simultaneous Voice over Data
  • SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics
  • SVGA - Super Video Graphics Array
  • SVID - System V Interface Definition
  • SVR4 - System V Release 4
  • SWA - SOAP Messages with Attachments
  • SWAP - Shared Wireless Access Protocol
  • SWDS - SoftWare Distribution System
  • SWS - Silly Window Syndrome
  • SYNC - SYNChronous
  • SYSV - SYStem V (= roman 5)
  • TA - Terminal Adapter
  • TAC - Terminal Access Controller
  • TALI - Transfer Adjacent Layer Interface
  • TAN - TransAction Number
  • TAO - Track At Once
  • TAP - Telocator Alphanumeric Protocol
  • TAPI - Telephony API
  • TASI - Time Assignment Speech Interpolation
  • TBR - Technical Basis for REgulations
  • TCA - Tele-Communications Association
  • TCAP - Transaction Capabilities Application Part
  • TCE - Targeted Client Environment
  • TCL - Tool Command Language
  • TCM - Trellis Code Modulation
  • TCNS - Thomas Conrad Network System
  • TCP - Transmission Control Protocol
  • TCP/IP - Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
  • TDCC - Transportation Data Coordinating Committee
  • TDF - Tab Delimited Files
  • TDM - Time Division Multiplex
  • TDMA - Time Division Multiple Access
  • TDP - Tag Distribution Protocol, a two party protocol that runs over a connection oriented transport layer with guaranteed sequential delivery
  • TDR - Time Domain Reflectometer
  • TDS - TeX Directory Structure
  • TE - ISDN Terminal Equipment
  • TEI - Terminal Endpoint Identifier
  • TEI - Text Encoding Initiative
  • TELNET - TELecommunications NETwork
  • TFT - Thin Film Transistor
  • TFTP - Trivial File Transfer Protocol
  • TGA - TarGA
  • TGS - Ticker-Granting Service
  • TGT - Ticker-Granting Ticket
  • THT - Token Holding Frame
  • TIA - Telecommunications Industry Association
  • TIC - Token-ring Interface Coupler
  • TIFF - Tagged Image File Format
  • TIGA - Texas Instruments Graphics Architecture
  • TI-RCP - Transport-Independent Remote Procedure Call
  • TK - Tool Kit
  • TL - Total Length
  • TLB - Translation-Lookaside Buffer
  • TLD - Top Level Domain
  • TLI - Transport Layer Interface
  • TLP - Thread Level Parallelism
  • TLV - Tag/Length/Value
  • TSL - Transport Layer Security
  • TM - Terminal Multiplexer
  • TMAX - Maximum TTRT
  • TMDS - Transition Minimized Differential Signaling
  • TMN - Telecommunications Management Network
  • TMSI - Temporary Mobule Subscriber Identity
  • TN - Twisted Nematic
  • TNA - Taskbar Notification Area
  • TOP - Technical and Office Protocol
  • TOS - Type Of Service
  • TP - Transaction Program
  • TPAD - Terminal PAD
  • TPDU - Transport Protocol Data Unit
  • TPI - Tracks Per Inch
  • TPON - Telephony Passive Optical Networks
  • TPS - Transactions Per Second (Bus)
  • TPS - Triangles Per Second
  • TPU - Time Processing Unit
  • TREQ - Requested TTRT
  • TRFS - Transparent Remote File System
  • TRN - Token-Ring Network
  • TRT - Token Rotation Time
  • TRx - Test Register x
  • TS - Time slot
  • TSC - Time Stamp Counter
  • TSI - Time Slice Intervals
  • TSMC - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactoring Company
  • TSO - Time Sharing Option
  • TSR - Terminate and Stay Resident
  • TTCN - Tree and Tabular Combined Notation
  • TTF - TrueType Font
  • TTL - Time To Live
  • TTL - Transistor-Transistor Logic
  • TTML - Tagged Text Markup Language
  • TTRT - Target Token Rotation Time
  • TTS - Transaction Tracking System
  • TTY - TeleTYpe
  • TUBA - TCP and UDP with Bigger Addresses
  • TUC - Total User Cell
  • TUG - TeX Users Group
  • Tux - Torvald's UniX
  • TWA - Two Way Alternate
  • TWAIN - Technology Without An Interesting Name (Scannerschnittstelle)
  • TwinVQ - Transform-domain Weighted Interleave Vector Quantization (Soundkompression)
  • TWIP - TWentIeth of a Point
  • TWS - Two Way Simultaneous
  • UA - User Agent
  • UA - Unnumbered Acknowledgement
  • UA - Unbalance Asynchronous
  • UART - Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter
  • UAWG - Universal ADSL Working Group
  • UBR - Unspecified Bit Rate
  • UCI - User Class Identifier
  • UCITA - Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act
  • UCP - Universal Computer Protocol
  • UCS - Universal Component System
  • UDC - Universal Digital Channel
  • UDDI - Universal Description, Discovery and Integration
  • UDF - Universal Disk Format
  • UDMA - Ultra-DMA
  • UDP - User Datagram Protocol
  • UDT - Unstructurede Data Transfer
  • UE - User Elements
  • UIP - Update In Progress
  • UL - Underwriters Laboratories
  • ULP - Upper Level Protocol
  • UM - Interface between the MS and the GPRS fixed network part
  • UMA - Unified Memory Architecture
  • UMA - Universal Mainboard Architecture
  • UMB - Upper Memory Block
  • UME - UNI Management Entity
  • UML - Unified Modeling Language
  • UML-RT - UML RealTime
  • UMM - Unidirectional Multipoint-to-Multipoint
  • UMS - Unified Messaging Services
  • UMTS - Universal Mobile Telecommunications Systems
  • UN - Unbalanced Normal
  • UNA - Upstream Neighbor Address
  • UNC - Universal Naming Convention
  • UNI - User Network Interface
  • UNIX - From UNICS, a pun on its predecessor MULTICS
  • UNMA - Unified Network Management Architecture
  • UP - User Plane
  • UPC - Usage Parameter Control
  • UPC - Universal Product Code
  • UPM - Unidirectional Point-to Multipoint
  • UPnP - Universal Plug and Play
  • UPP - Unidirectional Point-to-Point
  • UPS - Uninterruptible Power System
  • URI - Universal Resource Identifier
  • URL - Uniform Resource Locator
  • URM - Universal Retention Module
  • URN - Uniform Resource Name
  • URT - Utah Raster Toolkit
  • USART - Universal Synchronous/Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus
  • USDC - US Display Consortium
  • USENET - USEr NETwork
  • USL - Unix System Labs
  • USM - User-based Security Model
  • USML - UDDI Search Markup Language
  • USTA - United States Telephone Association
  • UTC - Universal Coordinated Time
  • UTP - Unshielded Twisted Pair
  • UUCP - UNIX to UNIX Copy Program
  • UUNET - Unix to Unix NETwork
  • UUX - Unix to Unix eXecute
  • Vac - Volts of Alternating Current
  • VACM - View-based Access Control Model
  • VAN - Value Added Network
  • VAP - Value Added Process
  • VAR - Value Added Reseller
  • VAR - Volt Amp Reactive
  • VARP - VINES Address Resolution Protocol, used for finding the node Data Link Control address from the node IP address (Banyan)
  • VAS - Value-added services
  • VAT - Virtual Allocation Table
  • VAX - Virtual Address eXtension
  • VB - Visual Basic
  • VBA - Visual Basic for Applications
  • VBE - VESA BIOS Extension
  • VBR - Variable Bit Rate
  • VBS - Visual Basic Script
  • VC - Virtual Circuit
  • VC - Virtual Channel
  • VC - Virtual Call
  • VC-SDRAM - Virtual Channel SDRAM
  • VCC - Virtual Channel Connection
  • VCI - Virtual Channel Identifier
  • VCL - Virtual Channel Link
  • VCM - Virtual Channel Memory
  • VCPI - Virtual Control Programming Interface
  • VCR - Video Cassette Recorder
  • Vdc - Volts of Direst Current
  • VDM - Vienna Development Method
  • VDT - Visual Display Terminal
  • VDSL - Very high bit rate Digital Subscriber Line
  • VDU - Visual Display Unit
  • VESA - Video Electronics Standards Association
  • VF - Voice Frequency
  • VFAT - Virtual File Allocation Table
  • VGA - Video Graphics Array
  • VGCS - Voice Group Call Service
  • VHDL - Virtual Hardware Description Language
  • VIBE - Virtual Bass Enhancement technology
  • VIM - Vendor Independent Messaging
  • VINCE - Vendor Independent Network Control Entity
  • VINES - VIrtual NEtworking Software
  • VL - VESA Local Bus
  • VLAN - Virtual LAN
  • VLB - VESA Local Bus
  • VLIW - Very Long Instruction Word
  • VLIW - VVery Long Instruction Words
  • VLM - Very Large Memory
  • VLR - Visitor location register
  • VLSI - Very Large Scale Integration
  • VLSIC - Very Large Scale Integrated Circuit
  • VM - Virtual Machine
  • VM - Virtual Memory
  • VME - VersaModule Eurocard
  • VML - Vector Markup Language
  • VMM - Virtual Memory Manager
  • VMS - Virtual Memory System
  • VMS - Voice Mail Server
  • VMSC - Voice Mail Service Center
  • VMTP - Versatile Message Transaction Protocol
  • VNC - Virtual Network Computer
  • VPS - Video Programming System
  • VOB - Video OBject
  • VOFDM - Vector Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
  • VOIP - Voice-Over-IP
  • VP - Virtual Path
  • VPC - Virtual Path Connection
  • VPE - Virtual Private Network
  • VPI - Virtual Path Identifier
  • VPL - Virtual Path Link
  • VPN - Virtual Private Network
  • VR - Virtual Reality
  • VR - Voltage Regulated
  • VRAM - Video RAM
  • VRE - Voltage Regulated Extended (CPU)
  • VRML - Virtual Reality Modeling Language
  • VRRP - Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
  • VRT - Voltage Reduction Technology (CPU)
  • VSAT - Very Small Aperture Terminal
  • VSB - Vestigial Side Band
  • VSB - VME Subsystem Bus
  • VSE - Virtual Storage Extended
  • VSIA - Virtual Socket Interface Alliance
  • VT - Virtual Terminal
  • VTAM - Virtual Telecom Access Method (IBM)
  • VTAM - Virtual Terminal Access Method
  • VTC - Volume Texture Compression
  • VTS - Virtual Terminal Support
  • VUI - Video User Interface
  • W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
  • WAE - Wireless Application Environment
  • WAIS - Wide Area Information Server
  • WAN - Wide-Area Network
  • WAP - Wireless Access Protocol
  • WAPI - Windows Application Binary Interface
  • WATS - Wide Area Telephone Service
  • WBC - WideBand Channel
  • WCAT - Web Capacity Analaysis Tool
  • WDM - Wavelength Division Multiplexing
  • WDOG - WatchDOG protocol (Novell)
  • WFW - Windows For Workgroups
  • WIMPS - Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointers, Scroll bars
  • WIN-TCP - Wollongong Integrated Networking/TCP
  • WMI - Windows Management Instrumentation
  • WML - Wireless Markup Language
  • WOFTBO - Watch Out For The Burn Out
  • WORM - Write Once Read Many
  • WOS - Workstation Operating System
  • WOSA - Window Open Services Architecture (Microsoft)
  • WS-Inspection - Web Services Inspection Language
  • WS-License - Web Services License Language
  • WS-Referral - Web Services Referral Protocol
  • WS-Routing - Web Services Routing Protocol
  • WS-Security - Web Services Security Language
  • WSCL - Web Services Conversation Language
  • WSCM - Web Services Component Model
  • WSDL - Web Services Description Language
  • WSEL - Web Services Endpoint Language
  • WSFL - Web Services Flow Language
  • WSML - Web Services Meta Language
  • WSP - Wireless Session Protocol
  • WSXL - Web Services Experience Language
  • WTLS - Wireless Transport Layer Security
  • WTP - Wireless Transaction Protocol
  • WSUI - Web Services for Business Process Design
  • WWW - World Wide Web
  • WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
  • XBM - X BitMap
  • XDMCP - X Display Manager Control protocol
  • XENIX - XENos unIX
  • XML - eXtensible Markup Language
  • XNS - Xerox Network Services
  • XOM - X/Open Management
  • XOT - Cisco Systems' X.25 over TCP
  • XPM - X Pixel Map
  • XTI - X/Open Transport layer Interface
  • YAHU - Yet Another Header Utility
  • ZIP - Zone Information Protocol