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name server

A network server that looks up the data assigned to the name that is presented to it. It performs a translation or conversion service from the name into more details and/or technical data. For example, DNS name servers on the Internet look up the numeric IP address of an alphabetic domain name such as computerlanguage.com (see DNS). See naming service and directory service.
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The domain name service," VeriSigu says, "is separate from email, and, unfortunately, the systems that handle email are not able to recognize or support non-English language characters at this time.
While recent attacks against the Internet Domain Name Service underscored the continuing threat to American cyberspace as well as the level of risk civilized societies must face, those same cyber attacks also demonstrated the resilience of the Internet structure, EDS said.
The Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) is a naming service for IPbased storage networking.
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Windows 2000 has eliminated dependence on the Windows Internet Name Service (WINS), which enables the OS to locate network resources by name.
In addition to the low-cost Music Digital Name Service (MusicDNS) and patented Acoustic Discovery Framework, MusicIP's language-independent technologies include: the free MusicIP Mixer application for consumers to rediscover their own collections and discover new music; MusicIP's ListenerLink service which connects musicians directly to new fans worldwide; and a variety of services for music enterprises that connect, personalize and expose more music to more customers.
founded in 1998, is a leading global web hosting and domain name service provider, helping over 1,200,000 businesses and individuals get their websites online.
the domain name service impact was limited to approximately 4 percent of the Akamai customer base
Active in ARIN since 2000, Lee has strong operational expertise in IPv4, inter-domain routing, and Domain Name Service (DNS), covering the three areas to which the ASO is charged for the development of global policies.
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eNom is an ICANN accredited registrar offering world-class Internet domain name services at competitive prices.