network drop

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network drop

A connection point in a network. The term generally refers to a local area network (LAN). Network drops are typically wall outlets with an Ethernet jack that a computer or other network device can plug into.
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The teams have been receptive to our requests, from small things like LAN drop locations to some larger things like VTC capability locations.
The author of this article would have us believe that a remote LAN drop supported by an infrared signal is included within the definition of last mile, but clearly the product is not being used to access a public network--it is simply behaving as a strand of cable connecting remote terminals in a local area network
The UniPhyer instantly provides a PVN[TM] (Parallel Voice Network) with an additional QoS, POE LAN drop to every desktop," said Oliver Emmanuel, President, Phybridge.
While there was typically only one standard Ethernet classified LAN drop in ready rooms, there were several drops available to provide fiber-optic connections to the SIPRNET.
1p traffic prioritization, and system alerts; -- Location mapping feature physically locates any device on the network; -- "In-the-wall" design is more secure and reliable than a freestanding switch or hub; network jack can't be easily disconnected or stolen; -- Unique form factor enables one LAN drop to support four 10/100 Mbps switched ports and up to two pass-through ports; -- Inline Power over Ethernet lowers the risk of power interruptions; Port #1 can forward Power over Ethernet to another device -- NEMA-WD6 and ANSI-compliant building standards for easy installation in wall cutouts; -- AC power supply supports the network jack in a LAN without inline power capabilities; portable and convenient for installation, and; -- Choice in adapter plates for both Panduit and Avaya connectors.
An Ethernet switch guarantees voice priority, and enables the office PC and IP phone to share a single LAN connection, eliminating the expense of a second LAN drop.