De-Militarised Zone

De-Militarised Zone

(networking)
(DMZ) (From the military term for an area between two opponents where fighting is prevented) DMZ Ethernets connect networks and computers controlled by different bodies. They may be external or internal. External DMZ Ethernets link regional networks with routers to internal networks. Internal DMZ Ethernets link local nodes with routers to the regional networks.

Compare red zone.
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Becky and members of her family have already travelled to the de-militarised zone to meet rebel leaders and talk to them about the situation.
There he gets involved in a high speed hovercraft chase across a minefield in the de-militarised zone separating North and South Korea which is as exciting as any previous Bond chase.
Houghton Street was one of the first to become traffic-free, the yellow peril was extended and I know that one day I will be parking in a de-militarised zone sandwiched between Liverpool and Bootle for the long trek to the office.
And soon after the US told the weapons inspectors to leave Iraq, a convoy of UN vehicles, believed to be carrying observers from the de-militarised zone, was seen driving south, away from the Iraqi border town of Umm Qasr, towards Kuwait C i t y.
In the World Cup, we were given the option of playing golf one day or visiting the De-Militarised Zone on the border between North and South Korea.