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Network Management

2G = Second-Generation
3G = Third Generation
4G = Fourth Generation
5G = Fifth Generation
6G = Sixth Generation
AAL = ATM adaptation layer
ACE = access control entry
ACK = acknowledge
ACLs = Access Control Lists
ACPI = Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
ACT = Application Compatibility Toolkit
AD = Active Directory
AD DS = Active Directory Domain Services
ADS = Automated Deployment Services
ADSL = Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AES = Advanced Encryption Standard
AGP = Accelerated Graphics Port
ALTO = Application Layer Traffic Optimization
AM = Amplitude Modulation
AMD = Advanced Micro Devices
ANSI = American National Standards Institute
AOSS = AirStation One-Touch Secure System
AP = Access Point
API = application programming interface
APIPA = Automatic Private IP Addressing
APM = Advanced Power Management
APN = access point name
APU = accelerated processing unit
ARP = Address Resolution Protocol
ARPA = Advanced Research Projects Agency
ARPANET = Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASP = Active Server Pages
AT = Advanced Technology
ATA = Advanced Technology Attachments
ATM = Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATX = Advanced Technology Extended
AUI = Attachment Unit Interface
AVR = Automatic Voltage Regulator
BAP = Bandwidth Allocation Protocol
BCC = block check character
BD = Blu-ray Disc
BDC = backup domain controller
BDD = Business Desktop Deployment
BGP = Border Gateway Protocol
BGP-TE = Border Gateway Protocol Traffic Engineering
BHOs = Browser Helper Objects
BIND = Berkeley Internet Name Domain
BIOS = basic input/output system
bit = binary digit
BNC = British Naval Connectors
BOOTP = bootstrap protocol
BOP = Bit Orientated Protocols
bps = bits per second
BRI = Basic Rate Interface
BSA = Business Software Alliance
BSOD = Blue Screen of Death
CA = certification authority
CALs = Client Access Licenses
CB Radio = Citizens Band Radio
CCP = Compression Control Protocol
CCTV = Close Circuit Television
CDDI = Copper Distributed Data Interface
CD-R = Recordable compact disc
CD-RW = Rewritable compact disc
CEPT = European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications
CGI = Common Gateway Interface
CHAP = Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
CIDR = Classless Inter-Domain Routing
CIP = Certified Internet Professional
CMOS = Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
CNA = Certified Novell Administrator
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CNAP = Cisco Networking Academy Program

CNE = Certified Novell Engineer
CNI = Certified Novell Instructor
CNS = Certified Novell Salesperson
COA = Certificate of Authenticity
COM1 = Communication Port 1
CompTIA = Computing Technology Industry Association
COP = Character Orientated Protocols
CPU = central processing unit
CRC = Cyclic Redundancy Check
CRT = cathode-ray tube
CSA = Certified Solaris Administrator
CSID = called subscriber ID
CSMA/CA = Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance
CSMA/CD = Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection
CSP = Cloud Service Provider
CSU = Channel Service Unit
CWMP = CPE WAN Management Protocol
DACL = discretionary access control list
DARPA = Defense Advanced Research Project Agency
dB = decibels
DCE = Data Communication Equipment
DDE = Dynamic Data Exchange
DDN = Defense Data Network
DDoS = Distributed Denial-of-Service
DEC = Digital Equipment Corporation
DHCP = Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DISM = Deployment Image Servicing and Management
DLCI = Data Link Connection Identifier
DLE = Data Link Escape
DLL = dynamic-link library
DLNA = Digital Live Network Alliance
DMA = direct memory access
DMZ = demilitarized zone
DNS = Domain Name System
DNSSEC = Domain Name System Security Extensions
DoS = Denial of Service
DOS = Disk Operating System
DPI = Deep Packet Inspection
DRAM = Dynamic RAM
DRM = digital rights management
DSL = digital subscriber line
DSU = Data Service Unit
DTE = Data Terminal Equipment
DVI = Digital Video Interface
DVR = digital video recorder
EB = Exabyte
EBCDIC = Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
EDT = Express Deployment Tool
EEPROM = Electronically Erased PROM
EFI = Extensible Firmware Interface
EFS = Encrypting File System
EGPRS = Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution
EIA = Electronics Industries Association
EIGRP = Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
EMI = Electromagnetic Interference
ENS = Enhanced Network Selection
EoIP = Ethernet over IP
EPC = Evolved Packet Core
EPROM = Eraseable PROM
ESD = electrostatic discharge
ETSI = European Telecommunications Standards Institute
EULA = End-User License Agreement
FAT = File Allocation Table
FB = Facebook
FCC = Federal Communications Commission
FDD = Floppy Disk Drive
FDDI = Fiber Distributed Data Interface
FiOS = Fiber Optic Service
FIPS = Federal Information Processing Standards
FLSM = Fixed-Length Subnet Masking
FM = Frequency Modulation
FOC = Fiber Optic Cable
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FPP = Full Packaged Product

FPU = Floating Point Unit
FQDN = fully qualified domain name
FSF = Free Software Foundation
FSRM = File Server Management Resource Management
FTM = Faster Time to Market
FTP = File Transfer Protocol
FTTH = Fiber to the Home
GB = Gigabytes
Gbps = Gigabits per second
GGWA = Get Genuine Windows Agreement
GHz = Gigahertz
GPMC = Group Policy Management Console
GPO = Group Policy Object
GPRS = General Packet Radio Services
GPS = Globally Positioning System
GPT = GUID partition table
GPU = graphics processing unit
GSI = Genuine Software Initiative
GSM = Global System for Mobile Communications
GUI = graphical user interface
GUID = Globally Unique Identifier
HCL = Hardware Compatibility List
HDD = Hard Disk Drive
HDLC = high level data link control
HDMI = high-definition multimedia interface
HDSL = High-bit-rate DSL
HDTV = high-definition television
HP = Hewlett-Packard
HPNA = Home phoneline network adapter
HSPA+ = Evolved High-Speed Packet Access
HTTP = hypertext transfer protocol
HWID = hardware ID
Hz = Hertz
I/O = input/output
I2RS = Interface to the Routing System
IaaS = Infrastructure as a Service
IAB = internet architecture board
IBM = International Business Machine
ICMP = Internet Control Message Protocol
ICS = Internet Connection Sharing
ICT = Information and Communication Technology
IDE = IDE = Integrated Development Environment [Software]
IDE = Integrated Device Electronics [Hardware]
IDN = International Domain Names
IE = Internet Explorer
IEEE = Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
IETF = Internet Engineering Task Force
IGMP = Internet Group Management Protocol
IIS = Internet Information Services
ILD = Injection Laser Diode
IMS = IP Multimedia System
IMSI = International Mobile Subscriber Identity
Intel = Integrated Electronics
InterNIC = Internet Network Information Center
IODD = Internal Optical Disc Drive
IP = Internet Protocol
IPsec = Internet Protocol Security
IPv4 = Internet Protocol version 4
IPv6 = Internet Protocol version 6
IPX = Internetwork Packet Exchange
IPX/SPX = Internetwork Packet Exchange / Sequenced Packet Exchange
IR = infrared
IRC = Internet Relay Chat
IrDA = Infrared Data Association
IRQ = Interrupt Request
IRTF = Internet Research Task Force
ISA = Industry Standard Architecture
iSCSI = Internet Small Computer System Interface
ISDN = Integrated Services Digital Network
IS-IS = Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System
ISO = International Organization for Standardization
ISP = Internet service provider
ITU = International Telecommunications Union
ITU-T = International Telecommunication Union - Telecommunication
Kbps = kilobits per second
KVM = Keyboard Video Mouse
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L2TP = Layer Two Tunneling Protocol

LAN = local area network
LBFO = load balancing and failover
LCD = liquid-crystal display
LDAP = Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LED = light-emitting diode
LIF = Low Insertion Force
Li-ion = lithium ion
LLC = logical link control
LLTD = Link-Layer Topology Discovery
LPT1 = Line Printer 1
LTE = Long Term Evolution
LUN = Logical unit number
MAC = media access control / medium access control
MAN = metropolitan area network
MAU = Medium Attachment Unit
MB = Megabytes
Mbps = Megabits per seconds
MBR = master boot record
MBSA = Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
MCP = Microsoft Certified Professional
MCSD = Microsoft Certified Solution Developer
MCSE = Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
MCT = Microsoft Certified Trainer
MDOP = Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
MDT = Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
ME = Millennium Edition
MGCP = Media Gateway Control Protocol
MHz = Megahertz
MILNET = Military Network
MIME = Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extension
MIMO = multiple-input multiple-output
MIT = Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MMC = Microsoft Management Console
MMS = Multimedia Messaging Service
modem = modulator / demodulator
MSDN = Microsoft Developer Network
MS-DOS = Microsoft - Disk Operating System
MSE = Microsoft Security Essentials
MSI = Micro-Star International Co., Ltd
MSIE = Microsoft Internet Explorer
MSMQ = Microsoft Message Queue Server
MTA = Microsoft Technology Associate
Multics = Multiplexed Information and Computing Service
MVA = Microsoft Virtual Academy
NACK = negative acknowledge
NAP = Network Access Point
NAP = Network Access Protection
NAT = network address translation
NCLC = NCL Communication
NCP = Network Control Protocol
NCS = Network Control System
NCSA = National Center for Supercomputing Applications
NetBEUI = NetBIOS Extended User Interface
NetBIOS = network basic input/output system
NFC = Near Field Communication
NFS = Network File System
NFV = Network Functions Virtualization
NGI = Next-Generation Internet
NIC = network interface card
NiCd = nickel cadmium
NII = National Information Infrastructure
NiMH = nickel metal hydride
NIST = National Institute for Standard and Technology
NITZ = Network Identity and Time Zone
NMS = Network management station
NMT = Nordic Mobile Telephone
NNTP = Network News Transfer Protocol
NORSAR = Norwegian Seismic Array
NOS = Network Operating System
NSN = Nokia Solutions & Networks
NT = New Technology
NTFS = New Technology File System
NUC = Next Unit of Computing
NUI = Natural User Interface
ODBC = Open Database Connectivity
OEM = original equipment manufacturer
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OFDMA = Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access

OMG = Object Management Group
ONF = Open Networking Foundation
ONRC = Open Networking Research Center
OPAC = Online Public Access Catalog
OS = Operating System
OSD = Open Source Definition
OSI = Open Systems Interconnection
OSPF = Open Shortest Path First
OUs = organizational units
OVA = Open Virtualization Alliance
P2P = Peer-to-peer
PABX = private automatic branch exchange
PAD = Packet Assembly/Disassembly
PAN = personal area network
PANU = personal area network user
PATA = Parallel ATA or Parallel Advanced Technology Attachments
PB = Petabyte
PBX = private branch exchange
PC = Personal Computer
PCEP = Path Computation Element Protocol
PCI = Peripheral Component Interconnect
PCI-E = Peripheral Component Interconnect - Express
PCMCIA = Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
PCN = Personal communications network
PCOS = precinct count optical scan
PDC = primary domain controller
PID = Process ID
PIN = Personal Identification Number
PING = Packet Internet Groper
PNP = Plug and Play
POS = Point-of-Sale
POST = Power on Self-Test
POTS = Plain Old Telephone Service
PPP = Point-to-Point Protocol
PPTP = Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
PRI = Primary Rate Interface
PROM = Programmable ROM
PSK = pre-shared key
PSTN = Public Switched Telephone Network
PTN = Portugal Telecom
PUK = PIN unblock key
PUR = Product Use Rights
QoS = quality of service
RADAR = RAdio Detection And Ranging
RADSL = Rate Adaptive DSL
RAID = Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives / Independent Disks
RAM = Random Access Memory
RAN = Radio Access Network
RAS = remote access service
RCP = Remote Control Protocol
RCS = Rich Communication Services
RD Gateway = Remote Desktop Gateway
RD Web Access = Remote Desktop Web Access
RDC = Remote Desktop Connection
RDMA = Remote Direct Memory Access
RDP = Remote Desktop Protocol
ReFS = Resilient File Systems
RFB = Remote Frame Buffer protocol
RIP = Routing Information Protocol
RIPv2 = Routing Information Protocol v2
RIPX = Routing Information Protocol over IPX
RIS = Remote Installation Service
RJ-11 = Registered Jack-11
RJ-45 = Registered Jack-45
RNR = receiver not ready
RODC = Read Only Domain Controller
ROHS = Reduction of Hazardous Substances
ROM = Read-Only Memory
RR = receiver ready
RR = resource record
RRA = Rental Rights Agreement
RSAT = Remote Server Administration Tools
RSL = registry size limit
RSVP = Resource ReSerVation Protocol
RTP = Real-time Transport Protocol
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RTSP = Real Time Streaming Protocol

SACL = system access control list
SAN = solar area network
SAP = Service Advertising Protocol
SATA = Serial ATA or Serial Advanced Technology Attachments
SBU = Sensitive but Unclassified
SCSI = small computer system interface
SDK = Software Development Kit
SDLC = synchronous data link control
SDM = System Distributed Management
SDN = Software-Defined Networking
SDP = Session Description Protocol
SECC = Single Edge Contact Cartridge
SEO = Search engine optimization
SEPP = Single Edge Processor Package
SGRAM = Synchronous Graphics RAM
S-HDSL/SDSL = Single-pair or Symmetric High-bit-rate DSL
SIM = Subscriber Identity Module
SIP = Session Initiation Protocol
SLIP = Serial Line Internet Protocol
SMS = Short Message Service
SMTP = Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNMP = Simple Network Management Protocol
SP1 = Service Pack 1
SP2 = Service Pack 2
SP3 = Service Pack 3
SPAM = Stupid Persons AdvertiseMent
SPAM = Stupid, Pointless Annoying Message
SPID = Service Profile Identifier
SQL = Structure Query Language
SRAM = Static RAM
SSD = solid-state drive
SSID = service set identifier
SSIDs = Secure Set Identifiers
SSL = Secure Sockets Layer
STP = Shielded Twisted Pair
S-Video = Separate Video or Super Video
TAPI = Telephony API
TB = Terabytes
Tbps = Terabit per second
TCG = Trusted Computing Group
TCP =Transmission Control Protocol
TCP/IP = Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol
TFTP = Trivial File Transfer Protocol
TI = Texas Instruments
TLS = Transport Layer Security
TPA = Third Party Auditing
TPM =Trusted Platform Module
TSD = Technical Support Department
TTL = Time to Live
UCE = Unsolicited commercial e-mail
UDMA = Ultra Direct Memory Access
UDP = User Datagram Protocol
UEC = Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud
UFD = USB Flashdrive
UMTS = Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
UNC = Universal Naming Convention
UNICS = UNiplexed Information and Computing Service
UNR = Ubuntu Netbook Remix
UPMC = Ultra Portable Mobile Computer
UPS = Uninterruptible Power Supply
URI = uniform resource identifier
URL = uniform resource locator
URN = uniform resource name
USB = Universal Serial Bus
Usenet = Users Network
USMT = User State Migration Tool
UTP = Unshielded Twisted Pair
UUI = Universal USB Installer
VAIO = Video Audio Integrated Operation
VAIO = Visual Audio Intelligent Organizer [2008]
VB = Visual Basic
VDI = Virtual desktop infrastructure
VDSL = Very High-bit-rate asymmetric DSL
VHDs = Virtual Hard Disks
Virus = Vital Information Resource Under Siege
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VL = Volume Licensing
VLSM = variable-length subnet mask
VMs = Virtual machines
VNC = Virtual Network Computing
VNF = Virtualization of Network Functions
VNFaaS = Virtualization of Network Function as a Service
VNPaaS = Virtualization of Network Platform as a Service
VoIP = Voice over IP
VoLTE = Voice over LTE
VPN = virtual private networking
VRAM = Video RAM
VxLAN = Virtual Extensive LAN
W3C = World Wide Web Consortium
WAN = wide area network
WAP = Wireless Application Protocol
WCS = Wireless Control System
WDS = Windows Deployment Services
WebDAV = Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning
WEC = Web Extender Client
WEP = Wired Equivalent Privacy
WGA = Windows Genuine Advantage
WiDi = Wireless Display

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Wi-Fi = Wireless Fidelity

WiMAX = Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access
Windows ADK = Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit
Windows AIK = Windows Automated Installation Kit
Windows PE = Windows Preinstallation Environment
Windows SIM = Windows System Image Manager
WINS = Windows Internet Name Service
WiSM = Wireless Services Module
WLAN = Wireless LAN
WLC = Wireless LAN Controller
WMI = Windows Management Instrumentation
WPA = Wi-Fi Protected Access
WPA2 = Wi-Fi Protected Access 2
WPS = Wireless Protected Setup
WRAM = Windows RAM
WWAN = wireless wide area network
WWW = World Wide Web
XML = Extensible Markup Language
XP = experience
YM = YM = Yahoo Mail / Yahoo Messenger
ZIF = Zero Insertion Force

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