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IP port

A number assigned to applications and services in a TCP/IP network. The port may identify data transferred via either the reliable TCP protocol (financial data) or the unreliable UDP protocol (audio and video broadcasting/streaming) in the TCP/IP protocol suite. See TCP/IP port and TCP/IP.
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During the quarter, the company also completed its eight millionth IP telephony line shipment, with nearly one million IP port shipments in the quarter alone.
During the quarter, the company also completed its seven millionth IP telephony line shipment, with nearly one million IP port shipments in the fourth quarter alone.
The advanced IP telephony system is capable of servicing the hotel's 650 IP phones and 1,300 IP ports, including its 179 guestrooms and suites, marking the first full implementation of an IP telephony system by a hotel in Japan.
Chile is forecast to expand to 1 million IP ports in five years from its 80,000 now.
Because the IP SAN storage switch is agnostic to the storage brand and has FC, SCSI and IP ports it can support most storage interface protocols and drive types (FC, SCSI, SATA, ATA, iSCSI) the user has the freedom to select any disk storage supplier he wants for increasing the storage capacity and can take full advantage of the continuing reductions in drive capacity prices allowing you to maintain a consistent CAPEX.
Not bad, but the number of IP ports still dwarfs that for conventional circuits, which total some 400 million.
To put this growth into perspective, by 2006 there will be over two billion IP ports in the world and virtually all of them will be manually provisioned.
In the past year, Verizon Business increased its total number of Private IP ports by over 45 percent and its Ethernet access capabilities by over 400 percent.
With over 240 million installed IP ports globally, GENBAND has the largest installed base of next generation networking infrastructure in the industry.