The burnt child shuns the fire until the next day. - Mark Twain
These sites contain the many definitions and acronyms for the terms used in advanced networking.


  • ATM Forum Glossary *

    This large glossary contains terms and acronyms for the ATM technology.

  • ATM Glossary *

    Another glossary of terms relating to this technology is presented by the University of Indiana. This is not as thorough as the ATM Forum's but is informative.

  • ATM/Cell Relay Acronyms *

    Yet another acronym list for the ATM technology from the Cell Relay Retreat at Indiana University.

  • FONT Glossary *

    Explanations of the terms about fiber optic network technology can be found in this glossary.

  • Internet2 Advanced Networking Glossary *

    A listing of terms used within the Internet2 initiative is presented.

  • Internet2 Glossary *

    From the University of South Carolina, this glossary gives easy to understand definitions of related terms.

  • NLANR DAST Glossary *

    A large listing of acronyms constructed by the National Laboratory for Applied Network Research's Distributed Applications Support Team (DAST).

  • Networking Glossary *

    This glossary, from CIT Forum, provides the Russian description for English networking related terms and acronyms.

  • Webopaedia Definition and Links *

    This searchable dictionary is a valuable tool - not only for terms associated directly with high speed networking but also for all Internet related subjects. Links to resources related to the definition are also provided.


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