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Acronyms


 
 
  

ACL

Access Control List

ADC

Analog-to-Digital Converter

ADF

Automatic Document Feeder

ADSL

Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

AGP

Accelerated Graphics Port

AIFF

Audio Interchange File Format

AIX

Advanced Interactive Executive

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

API

Application Program Interface

ARP

Address Resolution Protocol

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ASP

Active Server Page or Application Service Provider

 ATA

Advanced Technology Attachment

ATM

Asynchronous Transfer Mode

Bcc

Blind Carbon Copy

BIOS

Basic Input/Output System

BMP

Bitmap

CAD

Computer-Aided Design

Cc

Carbon Copy

CCD

Charged Coupled Device

CD

Compact Disc

CD-R

Compact Disc Recordable

CD-ROM

Compact Disc Read-Only Memory

CD-RW

Compact Disc Re-Writable

 CDFS

Compact Disc File System

CDMA

Code Division Multiple Access

CGI

Common Gateway Interface

CISC

Complex Instruction Set Computing

CLOB

Character Large Object

CMOS

Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

CPA

Cost Per Action

CPC

Cost Per Click

CPL

Cost Per Lead

CPM

Cost Per 1,000 Impressions

CPU

Central Processing Unit

CRM

Customer Relationship Management

CSS

Cascading Style Sheet

CTP

Composite Theoretical Performance

CTR

Click-Through Rate

CSR

 Customer Service Representative

DAC

Digital-to-Analog Converter

DBMS

Database Management System

DDL

Data Definition Language

DDR

Double Data Rate

DDR2

Double Data Rate 2

DHCP

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

DIMM

Dual In-Line Memory Module

DLL

Dynamic Link Library

DMA

Direct Memory Access

DNS

Domain Name System

DOS

Disk Operating System

DPI

Dots Per Inch

DRAM

Dynamic Random Access Memory

DRM

Digital Rights Management

DSL

Digital Subscriber Line

DSLAM

Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer

DTD

Document Type Definition

DV

Digital Video

DVD

Digital Versatile Disc

DVD+R

Digital Versatile Disc Recordable

DVD+RW

Digital Versatile Disk Rewritable

DVD-R

Digital Versatile Disc Recordable

DVD-RAM

Digital Versatile Disc Random Access Memory

DVD-RW

Digital Versatile Disk Rewritable

DVI

Digital Video Interface

DVR

Digital Video Recorder

ECC

Error Correction Code

EDI

Electronic Data Interchange

EIDE

Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics

EPS

Encapsulated PostScript

EUP

Enterprise Unified Process

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FiOS

Fiber Optic Service

FLOPS

Floating Point Operations Per Second

FPU

Floating Point Unit

FSB

Frontside Bus

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

GIF

Graphics Interchange Format

GIS

Geographic Information Systems

GPS

Global Positioning System

GPU

Graphics Processing Unit

GUI

Graphical User Interface

GUID

Globally Unique Identifier

HDMI

High-Definition Multimedia Interface

HFS

Hierarchical File System

HSF

Heat Sink and Fan

HTML

Hyper-Text Markup Language

HTTP

HyperText Transfer Protocol

HTTPS

HyperText Transport Protocol Secure

I/O

Input/Output

ICANN

Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers

ICF

Internet Connection Firewall

ICMP

Internet Control Message Protocol

ICS

Internet Connection Sharing

ICT

Information and Communication Technologies

IDE

Integrated Device Electronics or Integrated Development Environment

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IGP

Integrated Graphics Processor

IM

Instant Message

IMAP

Internet Message Access Protocol

IP

Internet Protocol

IPX

Internetwork Packet Exchange

IRC

Internet Relay Chat

IRQ

Interrupt Request

ISA

Industry Standard Architecture

iSCSI

Internet Small Computer Systems Interface

ISDN

Integrated Services Digital Network

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

ISP

Internet Service Provider

ITS

Information Technology Services

IVR

Interactive Voice Response

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

JRE

Java Runtime Environment

JSP

Java Server Page

Kbps

Kilobits Per Second

KVM Switch

Keyboard, Video, and Mouse Switch

LAN

Local Area Network

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display

LED

Light-Emitting Diode

LIFO

Last In, First Out

LPI

Lines Per Inch

LUN

Logical Unit Number

MAC Address

Media Access Control Address

MANET

Mobile Ad Hoc Network

Mbps

Megabits Per Second

MCA

Micro Channel Architecture

MIDI

Musical Instrument Digital Interface

MIPS

Million Instructions Per Second

MPEG

Moving Picture Experts Group

MTU

Maximum Transmission Unit

NAT

Network Address Translation

NetBIOS

Network Basic Input/Output System

NIC

Network Interface Card

NNTP

Network News Transfer Protocol

NOC

Network Operations Center

NTFS

New Technology File System

NVRAM

Non-Volatile Random Access Memory

OASIS

Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards

OCR

Optical Character Recognition

ODBC

Open Database Connectivity

OEM

Original Equipment Manufacturer

OLAP

Online Analytical Processing

OLE

Object Linking and Embedding

OOP

Object-Oriented Programming

OSD

On Screen Display

OSPF

Open Shortest Path First

P2P

Peer To Peer

PC

Personal Computer

PCB

Printed Circuit Board

PCI

Peripheral Component Interconnect

PCI-X

Peripheral Component Interconnect Extended

PCMCIA

Personal Computer Memory Card International Association

PDA

Personal Digital Assistant

PDF

Portable Document Format

PHP

Hypertext Preprocessor

PIM

Personal Information Manager

PMU

Power Management Unit

PNG

Portable Network Graphic

POP3

Post Office Protocol

PPC

Pay Per Click

PPGA

Plastic Pin Grid Array

PPI

Pixels Per Inch

PPL

Pay Per Lead

PPM

Pages Per Minute

PPP

Point to Point Protocol

PPPoE

Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet

PPTP

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol

PRAM

Parameter Random Access Memory

PROM

Programmable Read-Only Memory

PS/2

Personal System/2

QBE

Query By Example

RAID

Redundant Array of Independent Disks

RAM

Random Access Memory

RDF

Resource Description Framework

RDRAM

Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory

RFID

Radio-Frequency Identification

RGB

Red Green Blue

RISC

Reduced Instruction Set Computing

ROM

Read-Only Memory

RPC

Remote Procedure Call

RPM

Revenue Per 1,000 Impressions

RSS

RDF Site Summary

RTE

Runtime Environment

RTF

Rich Text Format

RUP

Rational Unified Process

SaaS

Software as a Service

SAN

Storage Area Network

SATA

Serial Advanced Technology Attachment

SCSI

Small Computer System Interface

SD

Secure Digital

SDK

Software Development Kit

SDRAM

Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory

SDSL

Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line

SEO

Search Engine Optimization

SERP

Search Engine Results Page

SIMM

Single In-Line Memory Module

SKU

Stock Keeping Unit

SLI

Scalable Link Interface

SMART

Self-Monitoring Analysis And Reporting Technology

SMB

Server Message Block

SMM

Social Media Marketing

SMS

Short Message Service

SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SNMP

Simple Network Management Protocol

SO-DIMM

Small Outline Dual In-Line Memory Module

SOA

Service Oriented Architecture

SOAP

Simple Object Access Protocol

SQL

Structured Query Language

SRAM

Static Random Access Memory

sRGB

Standard Red Green Blue

SSD

Solid State Drive

SSH

Secure Shell

SSID

Service Set Identifier

SSL

Secure Sockets Layer

TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

TFT

Thin-Film Transistor

TIFF

Tagged Image File Format

TTL

Time To Live

TWAIN

Toolkit Without An Informative Name

UDDI

Universal Description Discovery and Integration

UDP

User Datagram Protocol

UML

Unified Modeling Language

UNC

Universal Naming Convention

UPnP

Universal Plug and Play

UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply

URI

Uniform Resource Identifier

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

USB

Universal Serial Bus

VCI

Virtual Channel Identifier

VDU

Visual Display Unit

VFAT

Virtual File Allocation Table

VGA

Video Graphics Array

VLB

VESA Local Bus

VLE

Virtual Learning Environment

VM

Voice Mail + Virtual Machine

VoIP

Voice Over Internet Protocol

VPI

Virtual Path Identifier

VPN

Virtual Private Network

VRAM

Video Random Access Memory

VRML

Virtual Reality Modeling Language

W3C

World Wide Web Consortium

WAIS

Wide Area Information Server

WAN

Wide Area Network

WEP

Wired Equivalent Privacy

Wi-Fi

Wireless Fidelity

WPA

Wi-Fi Protected Access

WWW

World Wide Web

XHTML

Extensible Hypertext Markup Language

XML

Extensible Markup Language

XSLT

Extensible Style Sheet Language Transformation

Y2K

Year 2000

ZIF

Zero Insertion Force

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