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access

[′ak‚ses]
(civil engineering)
Freedom, ability, or the legal right to pass without obstruction from a given point on earth to some other objective, such as the sea or a public highway.
(computer science)
The reading of data from storage or the writing of data into storage.

access

(to post-compulsory education) the process of facilitating entry to formal learning for ‘non-traditional’ students (e.g. CLASS, ETHNIC GROUP, AGE GROUP and disability). Theoretically, entry may be hindered in various ways including economically, culturally and institutionally In practice, however, potential entrants may be confronted by a combination of these obstacles. Access researchers are particularly concerned with resisting and criticizing the application of‘deficit’ models to potential entrants. In attempting to explain instances of under- or non-participation such models sometimes ignore wider socio-economic and cultural factors and will look to the individual, claiming, for example, that ‘low aspirations’ are decisive and can be acted on directly See also ACCESS COURSES.

access

A means of approach, e.g., a road, street, or walk.

Access

(language)
An English-like query language used in the Pick operating system.

Access

(database, product)

access

(1) To store data on and retrieve data from a disk or other peripheral device. See access arm, access method and Microsoft Access.

(2) The entrance to the Internet or other online service or network.

(3) In computer security, the opportunity for use of a resource. See logical access and physical access.
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Such services may be available from the manufacturer or developer of the custom system, from a rehabilitation engineer employed by a state department of rehabilitation, from a private contractor, or through a private agency offering computer access services.
As organizations look ahead to implementing Microsoft Network Access Protection, Lockdown Networks is delivering a solution to enhance network security now, while integrating with and adding value to Microsoft Network Access Protection in the future," said Mike Schutz, group product manager of Security and Access Products at Microsoft Corp.
Thus, the access concentrator model represents a cost-effective solution to the service providers, to the MTU property owners, and to their tenants.
Considerable progress has been made in the last 20 years using computer access technology to open occupational groupings that were once closed to people with visual impairments.
Network Access Protection is a policy enforcement technology built into the Windows Vista and Windows Server (code-named "Longhorn") operating systems that allows customers to better protect network assets from unhealthy computers by enforcing compliance with network health policies.
Network Access Protection is a policy enforcement platform built into the Windows Vista and Windows Server (code-named "Longhorn") operating system that allows you to better protect network assets by enforcing compliance with system health requirements.
At the same time, we need to know that their laptops are safe according to our standards and they have access to only the services they truly need for only the time they are on site.
Juniper is helping to eliminate customers' concerns about being locked into a single vendor for network infrastructure based on their choice of network access control solutions.
Enterprise networks are increasingly complex and distributed, with a multitude of users including employees, partners and contractors requiring access to critical business information from network endpoints that may be poorly managed, unmanaged, or in many cases, completely unmanageable.
Citrix Access Gateway Advanced Edition delivers tight control over access to applications and information via SmartAccess technology.
Tying together a user's physical location with network access allows businesses to achieve a truly holistic view of their security posture," said Omar Hussain, president and CEO of Imprivata.