Internet gateway

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Internet gateway

(1) See cable/DSL gateway.

(2) Another term for "router," specifically when the router is in a local network, and its primary purpose is to forward packets to the Internet and receive packets from the Internet. See router.

(3) A router or server that converts IP packets to IPX, AppleTalk or some other non-IP format and vice versa. It is used to connect non-IP networks to the Internet.
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During the coming months Telstra will migrate several agencies to a consolidated and secure internet gateway system, intended to deliver public access to web services at the same time as protecting against internet threats comprising malware and hacking attacks.
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Over the coming months Telstra will migrate a number of agencies, including ACBPS, the Department of Finance and Deregulation, the Attorney-General s Department and the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to a consolidated and secure internet gateway solution, designed to provide public access to web services while protecting against internet threats including malware and hacking attacks.
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