Acronym for Network System, interconnection and cabling

Common Acronym used for  Network System, Interconnection and Cabling

ACL : Access Control List

ADSL : Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

AES : Advanced Encryption Statndard

AP : Access Point

ARIN : American Registry for Internet Numbers

ARP : Address Resolution Protocol

ATM : Asynchronous Transfer Mode

BERT : Bit-Error Rate Test

BGP : Border Gateway Protocol

BLE : Bluetooth Low Energy

CaaS : Communication as a Service

CAN : Campus Area Network

CASB : Cloud Access Security Broker

CAT : Category

CCTV : Closed Circuit Television

CDMA : Code Division Multiple Access

CoS : Class of Service

CPU : Central Processing Unit

CRC : Cyclic Redundancy Check

dB : Decibel

DHCP : Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

DLC : Data Link Control

DLP : Data Loss Prevention

DMZ : Demilitarized Zone

DNS : Domain Name Service/Server/System

DOCSIS : Data-Over-Cable Service Interface Specification

DSL : Digital Subscriber Line

E1 : E-carrier level 1

EAP : Extensible Authentication Protocol

EDNS : Extension Mechanisms for DNS

EGP : Exterior Gateway Protocol

EIA/TIA : Electronics Industries Alliance/Telecommunication Industries Association

EMI : Electromagnetic Interference

ESD : Electrostatic Discharge

FC : Fibre/Fiber Channel

FCoE : Fibre/Fiber Channel over Ethernet

FDM : Frequency division Multiplexing

FHSS : Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum

FM : Frequency Modulation

FTP : File Transfer Protocol

FTPS : File Transfer Protocol Security

GBIC : Gigabit Interface Converter

GbPS : Gigabits per second

GSM : Global System of Mobile Communication

HDLC : High-Level Data Link Control

HDMI : High-Definition Multimedia Interface

HSPA : High-Speed Packet Access

HTTP : Hypertext Transfer Protocol

HTTPS : Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure

IANA : Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

ICANN : Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICMP : Internet Control Message Protocol

IDS : Intrusion Detection System

IEEE : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IGMP : Internet Group Message Protocol

IGP : Interior Gateway Protocol

IGRP : Interior Gateway Routing Protocol

IKE : Internet Key Exchange

IMAP : Internet Message Access Protocol

IoT : Internet of Things

IP : Internet Protocol

IPSec : Internet Protocol Security

IPv4 : Internet Protocol Version 4

IPv6 : Internet Protocol Version 6

ISDN : Integrated Services Digital Network

ISP : Internet Service Provider

IT : Information Technology

Kbps : Kilo bits per second

L2TP : Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol

LACP : Link Aggregation Control Protocol

LAN : Local Area Network

LDAP : Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

LLC : Logical Link Control

LLDP : Link Layer Discovery Protocol

LTE : Long Term Evolution

MAC : Media/Medium Access Control

MAN : Metropolitan Area Network

Mbps : Megabits per second

MBps : Megabytes per second

MDF : Main Distribution Frame

MDI : Media Dependent Interface

MDIX : Media Dependent Interface Crossover

MGCP : Media Gateway Control Protocol

MIMO : Multiple Input, Multiple Output

MMF : Multimode Fibre/Fiber

MPLS : Multi-Protocol Label Switching

MTU : Maximum Transmission Unit

NAC : Network Access Control

NAT : Network Address Translation

NCP : Network Control Protocol

NFC : Near Field Communication

NFS : Network File Service

NIC : Network Interface Card

NIDS : Network Intrusion Detection System

NIPS : Network Intrusion Prevention System

NTP : Network Time Protocol

OCSP : Online Certificate Status Protocol

OCx : Optical Carrier

OSI : Open Systems Interconnect

OSPF : Open Shortest Path First

OTDR : Optical Time Domain Reflectometer

PAN : Personal Area Network

PAP : Password Authentication Protocol

PAT : Port Address Translation

PC : Personal Computer

PDU : Protocol Data Unit

PGP : Pretty Good Privacy

PKI : Public Key Infrastructure

PoE : Power over Ethernet

POP : Post Office Protocol

POTS : Plain Old Telephone System

PPP : Point-to-Point Protocol

PPPoE : Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet

PSTN : Public Switched Telephone Network

QoS : Quality of Service

RARP : Reverse Address Resolution Protocol

RFI : Radio Frequency Interference

RIP : Routing Internet Protocol

RJ : Registered Jack

RSA : Rivest, Shamir, Adelman

RSH : Remote Shell

RTP : Real-Time Protocol

SaaS : Software as a Service

SCADA : Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

SCP : Secure Copy Protocol

SDSL : Symmetrical Digital Subscriber Line

SFTP : Secure File Transfer Protocol

SIP : Session Initiation Protocol

SMB : Server Message Block

SMF : Single Mode Fibre/Fiber

SMS : Short Message Service

SMTP : Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SNAT : Static/Source Network Address Translation

SNMP : Simple Network Management Protocol

SNTP : Simple Network Time Protocol

SOHO : Small Office Home Office

SONET : Synchronous Optical Network

SOP : Standard Operating Procedure

SSH : Secure Shell

SSID : Service Set Identifier

T1 : Terrestrial Carrier level 1

TCP : Transmission Control Protocol

TCP/IP : Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

TDM : Time Division Multiplexing

TDR : Time Domain Reflectometer

TKIP : Temporary Key Integrity Protocol

TLS : Transport Layer Security

TTL : Time to Live

TTLS : Tunneled Transport Layer Security

UC : Unified Communication

UDP : User Datagram Protocol

UNC : Universal naming Convention

URL : Uniform Resource Locator

VLAN : Virtual Local Area Network

VoIP : Voice over IP

VPN : Virtual Private Network

VTP : VLAN Trunk Protocol

WAF : Web Application Firewall

WAN : Wide Area Network

WEP : Wired Equivalent Privacy

WLAN : Wireless Local Area Network

WPA : Wi-fi Protected Access

WPS : Wi-fi Protected Setup


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