The Performance Authority

Monitoring the State of the Network

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3 Telecom Use Cases for Virtualization

In many markets, virtualization—transforming separate hardware components into software functions—is being pushed for and seems highly desirable. In the telecom…

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  • Acronym Guide

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    Access Control List
    Aspect of a computer files system; refers to a list of permissions attached to an object that specifies which users or processes are granted access.


    Alarm Indication Signal
    Signal transmitted by an intermediate element in a multi-node transport circuit in a telecommunications system, alerting the receiving end of the circuit that a segment of the link failed either logically or physically.


    Access Point
    Device connected to a computer network.


    Application Programming Interface
    Set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications; an interface or group of building blocks programmers use to develop programs. APIs specify how software components interact.

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