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interconnection

[¦in·tər·kə′nek·shən]
(electricity)
A link between power systems enabling them to draw on one another's reserves in time of need and to take advantage of energy cost differentials resulting from such factors as load diversity, seasonal conditions, time-zone differences, and shared investment in larger generating units.

interconnection

Any physical connection or arrangement of pipes between two otherwise separate building water-supply systems whereby water may flow from one system to the other, the direction of flow depending upon the pressure differential between the two systems; also called a cross-connection.
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The survey respondents were asked to rank the importance of several business challenges/opportunities as they relate to either having deployed interconnection (the interconnected enterprises) or exploring interconnection in the future (the non-interconnected enterprises).
The survey respondents were asked to rank the importance of several business challenges/opportunities as they relate to either having deployed interconnection ("the interconnected enterprises") or exploring interconnection in the future ("the non-interconnected enterprises").
Equinix has observed a critical business requirement driving demand for interconnection capacity the need to interconnect people, locations, clouds and data.
First, Japan's interconnection rates are already significantly higher than interconnection rates in other first world economies such as the US, UK, Germany and France.
Planning the interconnection: the organizations perform preliminary activities; examine technical, security, and administrative issues; and form an agreement governing the management, operation, and use of the interconnection.
side pointed out the usage of the Internet in Japan lags behind that in the United States because of high phone fees, which largely stem from high interconnection rates charged by NTT, a Japanese official said.
Kauffman argues persuasively, based on probabilistic considerations, that as a system's performance depends more and more on the interconnections among its parts, any small change in one of the parts is likely to lead to a catastrophic loss of fitness (the "complexity catastrophe").
Meanwhile, the recent introduction by Intel of its LightPeak technology has propelled optical interconnection from something that is little more than a topic for technical conferences to a potential, near-term revenue generator.
Power plant developers enter the ISO's generation interconnection queue as part of the process of getting their new generation projects, many of them renewable power plants, connected to the California grid.
9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, winners of "2013-2014 Global Intelligent Interconnection Devices Brands Top 10" were announced during the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas, U.
charges that interconnection fees imposed by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.

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