Category Archives: Technology

Internet

Internet today has become a necessity for businsses. Gaining access to the Internet is a part of your everyday work Users expect Internet access to be there and work properly, with instant response to customers, vendors, and others with whom … Continue reading

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IT and Network Security

As organisations embrace latest technologies in rolling out IT enabled systems and other technology initiatives, security, confidentiality¬† and privacy concerns as well as legal and regulatory compliance are issues that need immediate action. Information is¬† vital and constitutes an important … Continue reading

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Virtual Private Network

A VPN is a private network that uses a public network (usually the Internet) to connect remote sites or users together. Instead of using a dedicated, real-world connection such as leased line, a VPN uses “virtual” connections routed through the … Continue reading

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Six Sigma ITIL and eTOM

Six Sigma is a measurement-based improvement methodology that can be used for delivering quality IT services. It offers a structure by which organisations can constantly improve routine IT processes, eliminating defects, waste and cost, thereby increasing service quality and customer … Continue reading

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National Long Distance Telephone Services

National Long Distance services (NLD) offer ideal solution for connectivity that is time and/or content sensitive, as well as for establishing an integrated network to handle a variety of functions within an organization’s wide area network. The International Long Distance … Continue reading

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Multiprotocol label switching

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is an IETF initiative that integrates the key features of both Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies without limiting a provider to any particular protocol, thus allowing a consolidation of overlay topologies. MPLS gives network operators … Continue reading

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Local Telephone Services

Telecommunications system in India is the fourth largest in the world and it was thrown open to private players in the 1990s. The country is divided into multiple zones, called circles (roughly along state boundaries). Several Government and private players … Continue reading

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Blackberry, Mobile phones and PDA

GSM and CDMA are the two main competing network technologies deployed by cellular service providers in India and world over. GSM ( Global System for Mobile Communications) originated in Europe in 1990. The GSM Association is an international organization founded … Continue reading

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Asynchronous Transfer Mode

Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) is an International Telecommunication Union-Telecommunications Standards Section (ITU-T) standard for cell relay wherein information for multiple service types, such as voice, video, or data, is conveyed in small, fixed-size cells. ATM networks are connection-oriented. ATM is … Continue reading

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Leased Line

A leased line is a permanent, always on connection between two locations. It is a dedicated, private line and can be used for data, video and voice applications. Enterprise favor leased lines for real-time data re-routing as they remain one … Continue reading

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