Physical Transport Network

Physical Transport Network

(communications)
(PTN) The actual hardware through which data transfer devices are connected.

Virtual Circuits may be leased by the owner of the physical network to organisations which cannot afford the high costs of laying long distance cable.
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From manufacturing systems to information systems, communication networks to physical transport networks, across all types of equipment and industries--whatever the infrastructure in question, proactive planning and the right UPS can prevent the potentially devastating consequences of power disturbances.