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IT Information Technology

ISO International Organization for Standardization

OSI Open Systems Interconnection
DSL Digital Subscriber Line
ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
LAN Local Area Network
WAN Wide Area Network
MAN Metropolitan Area Network
PAN Personal Area Network
Wi-Fi Wireless Fidelity
SOHO Small Office/Home Office
ROBO Remote Office/Branch Office
RFC Requests For Comments
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
URL Uniform Resource Locators
URI Universal Resource Identifiers
DDN Dotted-Decimal Notation
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
UDP User Datagram Protocol
IP Internet Protocol
PDU Protocol Data Unit
AP Access Point
SWD Distribution Switch
UTP cable Unshielded Twisted-Pair cable
EMI Electromagnetic Interference
SFP+ Enhanced Small Form-factor Pluggable
MAC Media Access Control (802.3 Ethernet)
Wireless LAN 802.11
OUI Organizationally Unique Identifier
NIC Network Interface Card
BIA Burned-In Address (burned into the ROM chip on the NIC)
SNA Systems Network Architecture
CSMA/CD Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
WWW World Wide Web
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
CO Central Offices
CPE Customer Premises Equipment
CSU/DSU Channel Service Unit/Data Service Unit
DTE cable Data Terminal Equipment cable
DCE cable Data Communications Equipment cable
HDLC High-Level Data Link Control
PPP Point-to-Point Protocol
SP Service Provider
ISP Internet Service Provider
PoP Point of Presence
PSTN Public Switched Telephone Network
DSLAM DSL Access Multiplexer
DNS Domain Name System
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
Ping Packet Internet Groper
ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
TFTP Trivial File Transfer Protocol
FTP File Transfer Protocol
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
POP3 Post Office Protocol version 3
SYN SYNchronize the sequence numbers
FIN FINished
NFS Network File System
URI Uniform Resource Identifier
URL Universal Resource Locator
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
CLI Command Line Interface
IOS Internetwork Operating System == Operating System
SSH Secure Shell
FQDN Fully Qualified Domain Name
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
SOHO Small Office/Home Office
WLAN Wireless LAN
WLC Wireless LAN Controller
LWAPs lightweight Aps
CAPWAP Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points
VTP VLAN Trunking Protocol (IEEE 802.1q)
DTP Dynamic Trunking Protocol
PBX voice switch or Private Branch Exchange
CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check
FCS Frame Check Sequence
ACL Access Control List
SVI Interfaz Virtual de Switch
CUCM Cisco Unified Communications Manager
UCM Unified Communications Manager
STP Spanning Tree Protocol (IEEE 802.1d)
RSTP Rapid STP (IEEE 802.1w)
STA Spanning-Tree Algorithm
PVST+ Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus
ISL Inter-Switch Link
APIPA Automatic Private IP Address
PagP Port Aggregation Protocol
LACP Link Aggregation Control Protocol
BPDU Bridge Protocol Data Unit
CDP Cisco Discovery Protocol
LLDP Link Layer Discovery Protocol
NTP Network Time Protocol
DoS Denial of Service
ACS Cisco Access Control Server
AAA Authentication, Authorization, Accounting
EAP Extensible Authentication Protocol
RU Rack Unit
VSS Virtual Switching System
MEC Multichassis EtherChannel
MPLS MultiProtocol Label Switching
EoMPLS Ethernet over MPLS
VLSM Variable-Length Subnet Mask
RIR Regional Internet Registries
ARIN the RIR for North America
NAT Network Address Translation
CIDR Classless InterDomain Routing
VoIP Voice over IP
NIMs Network Interface Modules
ISR Integrated Services Router
RIP Routing Information Protocol
OSPF Open Shortest Path First
IGP Interior Gateway Protocol
IGRP Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
EIGRP Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
EGP Exterior Gateway Protocol
IPAM IP Address Management
CSR Customer support representatives
TTL Time To Live
MTU Maximum Transmission Unit
QoS Quality of Service
QoE Quality of Experience
CIDR Classless InterDomain Routing
PAT Port Address Translation
IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
ICANN Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
RIR Regional Internet Registries
AS Autonomous System
ASN AS Number
BGP Border Gateway Protocol
RID Router ID
DD Database Description
DR Designated Router
BDR Backup DR
RTP Reliable Transport Protocol
RTP Real-time Transport Protocol, which is used to transmit voice and video IP
FD Feasible Distance
RD Reported Distance
DUAL Diffusing Update Algorithm
MD5 Message Digest 5
NLRI Network Layer Reachability Information
PoP Points of Presence
PA Path Attribute
DMZ Security Demilitarized Zone
CO Central Office
CPE Customer Premises Equipment
WIC WAN Interface Cards
HWIC High-speed WICs
NIM Network Interface Modules
TDM Time-Division Multiplexing
DS1 Digital Signal level 1
DCE Data Circuit-terminating Equipment
DTE Data Terminal Equipment
VTY Virtual Teletype
CAM Content-addressable memory
VPWS Virtual Private Wire Service
VPLS Virtual Private LAN Service
UNI User Network Interface
CEF Cisco Express Forwarding
IETF Internet Engineering Task Force
SLAAC Stateless Address Autoconfiguration
EUI Extended Unique Identifier
MEF Metro Ethernet Forum
BWP Bandwidth Profiles
CIR Committed Information Rate
VPN Virtual Private Network
CE Customer Edge
PE Provider Edge
GRE Generic Routing Encapsulation
PPPoE PPP over Ethernet
PPP Point-to-Point Protocol
Ipsec IP Security
SSL Secure Sockets Layer
ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network
ASA Adaptive Security Appliance
NDP Neighbor Discovery Protocol
PMTUD Path MTU Discovery
ACE Access Control Entry
DSCP Differentiated Services Code Point
MIPv6 Mobile IPv6