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flat network

A network in which all stations can reach other without going through any intermediary hardware devices, such as a bridge or router. A flat network is one network segment. Large networks are broken into segments for security purposes as well as to improve traffic within departments and workgroups. Contrast with segmented network. See broadcast traffic and LAN segment.
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the scope of work (sow) for this project will be the migration of the city s current single class b flat network with no dynamic redundancy to a dynamic & redundant traffic signal network that will support current- and future-state technologies.
Section 2 reports detailed literature survey on Aggregation strategies from the perspective of flat network structure and hierarchical network structure.
Spot declined 5%, tempering respective gains of 13% and 9% from the Off-Air and Digital sectors and flat Network spending.
As such the virtual machines all had to belong to the same flat network and all shared the same network address.
From the vendor perspective, companies like Brocade, HP and Juniper Networks are pushing hard for the flat network.
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This LTE upgrade will enable Zain Bahrain customers to enjoy faster data downloads and enhanced customer experience, thanks to its transition to an all-IP, flat network through the introduction of Internet high speed packet access (I-HSPA) as a first stage, and then the Middle East Region's first LTE technology, said a statement.
This upgrade will enable Zain Bahrain customers to enjoy faster data downloads and enhanced customer experience, due to its transition to an all-IP, flat network through the introduction of Internet High Speed Packet Access (I-HSPA) as a first stage, and then the Middle East region's first LTE technology.
With this upgrade, Nokia Siemens Networks will commence Zain Bahrain's transition to an all-IP flat network architecture, introducing future proof services and technologies such as Internet High Speed Packet Access (I-HSPA) and Long Term Evolution (LTE).
I-HSPA innovation by Nokia Siemens Networks introduces a flat network architecture to the WCDMA world and enables costefficient scaling of the network with rapidly growing data traffic volumes.
The new routing protocol, which was developed during this research, uses a flat network structure for scalability and source initiated communication along with event-driven reporting to reduce the number of message transmissions.
Nokia Siemens Networks is upgrading and extending 3's network and is also providing the flat network architecture solution known as "Internet High-Speed Packet Access" (I-HSPA), a technology optimised for carrying huge volumes of data traffic, with its all-Internet Protocol (IP) backhaul.