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Number

10 Gigabit Ethernet
1000BASE-CX
1000BASE-LX
1000BASE-SX
1000BASE-T
100BASE-T
100BASE-T4
100BASE-TX
100BASE-FX
100BASE-X
100VG-AnyLAN
10BASE-2
10BASE-5
10BASE-T
1U
2U
3GPP
3U
4U
586A
586B
5U
6to4
6U
7U
802 standards
802.3
802.3ab
802.3ae
802.3u
802.3z
802.11
802.11a
802.11b
802.11c
802.11d
802.11e
802.11f
802.11g
802.11i
802.11j
802.11n
802.12
802.16

A

A record
Access log
Access point
Access rights
Access server
Account
Ack
ACL
ACR
Active directory
Active topology
Ad
Ad hoc
Address resolution protocol
ADSL
Agent
APIPA
Aloha
Anonymous
Antenna
Apache server
Apple Airport
AppleTalk
Application layer
ARCnet
ARP
ARPANET
AS
ASN.1
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATM
Attachment Unit Interface
AUI
Autonomous system

B

Backbone
Bandwidth
Base station
Baseband
BDC
Beowulf
BER
BGMP
BGP
Bind
Bisync
Bit stuffing
Bitnet
Bittorrent
BlackBerry Enterprise Server
BlackBerry Messenger
Blade
Blade server
BNC
BNC Connector
BOOTP
Bootstrap protocol
Border Gateway Protocol
Bottleneck
BPDU
BPL
BPSK
BranchCache
Bridge
Broadband
Broadcast
Broadcast address
Broadcast domain
BSS
BSSID
Brouter
Burst
Bus topology

C

Cable
Cable tester
CAP
Cascading hubs
CAT3
CAT4
CAT5
CAT5e
CAT6
CAT7
CCIE
CCNA
CCNP
CCS
CDDI
CDN
CHAP
Chernobyl packet
CIDR
CIFS
CIR
Citrix
Class A
Class B
Class C
Class D
Class E
Clear text
CLI
Client
Cloud computing
Clustering
CNAME
CNE
CNST
CO
Coaxial cable
Co-location
Coaxial cable
Collision
Colo
Colocation
Command Line Interface
Communications
Communications controller
Computer name
Connectionless
Contention
Convergence
Core router
CREN
Crimp
Crimping tool
Crossover cable
Cross-platform network
Crosstalk
CSMA/CD
CSNET
CSU/DSU
CTCP
cURL

D

Data center
Data line
Data link layer
Data transfer
Data transfer rate
Datagram Delivery Protocol
DB-9
DB-15
DDP
DDR
Dedicated server
Decentralized process
Deep Space Network
Denial Of Service
DHCP
Dial-on-Demand Routing
Directory harvest attack
Disk quota management
Disk server
Diskless workstation
Distributed systems
DIX
DNS
DNS hijacking
DNS record
DoCoMo
Domain
Domain controller
Domain forwarding
Domain join
Domain local group
Domain name
Domain name registrar
Domain namespace
Domain Name System
Domain tree
DOS
Download
DSAP
DSL
DS3
Dumb terminal
Dynamic allocation
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

E

E-mail
E-1
Echo
Edge device
Edge router
EDIINT
Egress filtering
EIGRP
Encapsulation
Enterprise-Wide Network
Error rate
Ethereal
Ethernet
Ethernet adapter
Ethernet controller
Ethernet frame
Ethernet SNAP
Ethertalk
Evil twin
Exchange
Expect
External IP address
External LAN adapter
Extrenet port
Extranet

F

F connector
Fast Ethernet
Fault tolerance
FCIP
FDDI
FDDI-2
FEC
FEP
FFDT
Fiber-optic
File server
File sharing
File transfer
File Transfer Protocol
Firewall
Flood
FOIRL
Forests and trees
Forward error correction
FQDN
FR
Frame relay
Free Space Optics
Front End Processor
FSO
FSP
FTAM
FTP

G

G.SHDSL
Gateway
GBIC
Glass house
Ground loops
GroupWare
Guest

H

Handshake
HDSL
HELO
Heterogeneous network
Hidden share
Home network
Homogeneous Network
Hop
Hops
Host
Host computer
Host priority
Hosts file
Hostid
Hostname
HSS
HTTP server
Httperf
Hub
Hubbed mode
Hybrid cloud
Hybrid topology
Hyper-V

I

IANA
ICA
Icacl
ICANN
ICMP
ICT
IDSL
IEEE 802 standards
IGMP
IGRP
IIS
IMAP
Infrared broadband
Internal IP address
Internet
Internet Information Server
Internet node
Internet Packet eXchange \ Sequential Packet eXchange
Internet Protocol
Internet Protocol Television
Intranet
InterNIC
Interoperability
IP
IP cloaking
IP spoofing
IPP
IPsec
Iptables
IPTV
IPX/SPX
IPv4
IPv6
IS
ISATAP
ISDN
ISP

J

Jabber

K

Kerberos

L

L2TP
LAN
LAN segment
Latency
LAWN
Layer 1
Layer 2
Layer 3
Layer 4
Layer 5
Layer 6
Layer 7
Layer 8
Leased line
Leech
LFAP
Link aggregation
Link state packet
LLC
Lmhost
Load balancing
Local
Local Area Network
Local IP address
Localhost
Locking
Lockout
Log on
Log off
Logical unit
LOF
LOS
LSP
LU

M

MAC
Mail server
Mainframe
MAN
Map
MAPI
MAU
MCSA
MCSE
MDaemon
Mesh topology
Metcalfe's Law
MIB
Miroring
MMS
Modbus
MPLS
MPP
MRU
MSAU
MSCS
MTU
Multi-mode fiber
Multi-user system
Multicast
Multiplex
MX record
My Network Places

N

N+
NAK
Nameserver
Name server protocol
NAP
NAPT
Narrowband transmission
NAS
NAT
NBT
NCP
NDIS
NDR
NDRO
'Net
Net architect
Net neutrality
NetBEUI
NetBIOS
NetBIOS over TCP/IP
Netio
Netmask
Netstat
Netting
NetWare
Network
Network+
Network Access Protection
Network adapter
Network address
Network administrator
Network architecture
Network Control Panel
Network database
Network directory
Network drive
Network engineer
Network layer
Network media
Network Management System
Network Neighborhood
Network operating system
Network printer
Network segment
Network server
Network socket
Network structure
Network terminal number
NFS
NIC
NIT
NMS
NNTP
Node
Node address
NOS
Notwork
NSAP
NSFNET
Nslookup
NSP
NSPA
NTN
NTP

O

Octet
ODI
Open
OpenSSL
Optical wireless
OSPF
Overlay network

P

Packet
Packet aggregation
Packet switching
PAD
PAN
PAT
Patch cable
Patch panel
Payload
PDC
PDU
Peer
Peer-to-peer communications
Peer-to-peer network
Permission
Physical layer
Physical unit
Piggyback
PIM
Ping
Ping of death
Ping pong
POP
POP3
Port
Port forwarding
Port scanner
Port triggering
PPP
PPPoE
PPTP
Presentation layer
Print server
Promiscuous mode
Protocol
Proxy
Proxy server
Push e-mail

Q

QMAC
QoS
QPSK

R

Rackmount
RADSL
RAP
RAS
rDNS
RDP
Remote access
Remote Access Server
Remote user
Repeater
RequestTTY
Reserved address space
Resource record
REST
Reverse DNS lookup
Reverse resolving
RF
Ring sequence
Ring status
Ring topology
RJ-45
RLP
Roam
Rollover cable
Round robin
Route
Route aggregation
Router
Routing
Routing algorithm
Routing table
RPC
RRAS
RTCP
RTP
RTTP

S

S band
SaaS
Samba
SAN
SAP
SATAN
S-band Multiple Access
SDLC
SDSL
SDU
Sequenced Packet eXchange
Serial
Server
Server Farm
Service Advertising Protocol
Session layer
SFTP
Shared directory
Share
Shared folder
Shielded Twisted-Pair cable
Short-haul
Sign off
Sign on
Single-mode fiber
Sitename
SLA
SLIP
SMA
Smart terminal
SMS
SMTP
SNA
Sneakernet
Sniffing
SNMP
Socks
SPI
Spoof
Spoofing
SPX
SSAP
SSH
SSHD
SSID
SSTP
Stack
Star topology
Stateful firewall
Static
Static allocation
STM
STM-1
STM-4
STM-8
STM-16
STM-64
Store-and-forward
STP
STP Cable
Straight through
Streaming content
STS
STS-1
STS-3
STS-12
STS-24
STS-48
STS-192
Subdomain
Subnet
Subnet mask
Subnetwork
Supercomputer
Switch
SYN
SYN attack
Syslog
SYSOP
System administrator
System operator

T

T1
T2
T3
TA
TCP
TCP fingerprinting
TCP/IP
TeamViewer
Telecommunications
Telepresence
Teleprocessing
Telnet
Teredo
Terminal
Terminal emulation
Thick Ethernet
Thin client
Thin Ethernet
Throttle
Throughput
TLD
Token
Top-level domain
Topology
TOPS
TOS
TP-PMD
Trace
Tracepath
Traceroute
Traffic
Traffic shaping
Transit network
Transmit
Transport layer
Trunk
TTL
Tunnel
Turnpike effect
Twisted-pair cable

U

UDSL
Unethical hack
Unicast
Uniformity
UNC
Unshielded Twisted Pair cable
Uplink
Upload
UPnP
Upstream
User
User account
User group
User profile
Username
uTorrent

V

VAN
VADSL
VBR
VC
VCI
VDD
VDSL
Vhost
Virtual host
Virtual router
Virtualization
VLAN
VMware vSphere
VNC
VOIP
VPN
VRRP
VSAT

W

Wake On LAN
Walled garden
WAN
WAP
WBEM
Web farm
Web forwarding
Web host
Web server
Webcast
WEP
WFW
WHOIS
Wide Area Network
Wideband transmission
Wi-Fi
WiMAX
Winpopup
WINS
Winsock
Wire stripper
Wireless
Wireless adapter
Wirelessly
WireShark
WISP
WLAN
WOL
Workgroup
Workstation
WPAN
WPS

X

X.400
Xerox network services
XMT

Y
Currently no listings
Z

ZAK
Zarafa
Zero configuration network
Zeroconf
ZIP
Zombie
Zone

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