Abbreviations and acronyms

Term Description
ADSLAsymmetric Digital Subscriber Line Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
APNAccess Point Network Access Point Network
ARPAddress Resolution Protocol Address Resolution Protocol
CDMACode Division Multiple Access Code Division Multiple Access
CIDRClassless Inter-Domain Routing Classless Inter-Domain Routing
DHCPDynamic Host Configuration Protocol Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DMZDemilitarized Zone Demilitarized Zone
DDNSDynamic DNS Dynamic DNSDomain Name Server
DNS Domain Name Server
DSCPDifferentiated Services Code Point Differentiated Services Code Point
DSLDigital Subscriber Line Digital Subscriber Line
GSMGlobal System for Mobile Communications Global System for Mobile Communications
HSPAHigh Speed Packet Access High Speed Packet Access
ICMPInternet Control Message Protocol Internet Control Message Protocol
IPInternet protocol Internet protocol
IPSecInternet Protocol Security Internet Protocol Security
LANLocal area network Local area network
MACMedia Access Control Media Access Control
MIBManagement Information Base Management Information Base
MIBv2Management Information Base, version 2 Management Information Base, version 2
MTUMaximum Transmission Unit Maximum Transmission Unit
NATNetwork Address Translation Network Address Translation
NTPNetwork Time Protocol Network Time Protocol
PPPoEPoint-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
PPTPPoint-to-Point Tunneling Protocol Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
QoSQuality of Service Quality of Service
SD-WANSoftware-Defined Wide Area Network Software-Defined Wide Area Network
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNMPSimple Network Management Protocol Simple Network Management Protocol
TCPTransmission Control Protocol Transmission Control Protocol
UDPUser Datagram Protocol User Datagram Protocol
UPnPUniversal Plug and Play Universal Plug and Play
USBUniversal Serial Bus Universal Serial Bus
VDSLVery High Bitrate Digital Subscriber Line Very High Bitrate Digital Subscriber Line
VOIPVoice over Internet Protocol Voice over Internet Protocol
VOIP/SIPVoice over Internet Protocol / Session Initiation Protocol Voice over Internet Protocol / Session Initiation Protocol
VPNVirtual Private Network Virtual Private Network
VRIDVirtual Router Identifier Virtual Router Identifier
VRRPVirtual Router Redundancy Protocol Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
WANWide Area Network Wide Area Network