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name resolution

(networking)
The process of mapping a name into its corresponding address.

The Domain Name System is the system which does name resolution on the Internet.

name resolution

Converting a name into the address required by a machine or network. For example, in a TCP/IP network (the worldwide standard), common examples of name resolution are converting a human-readable name assigned to a computer to its IP address in the network or converting a domain name to its IP address on the Internet. Looking up a phone number by turning the pages in a telephone book is a human version of name resolution. See address resolution, resolve, naming service, WINS and DNS.
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Infoblox's unique technologies, including the Infoblox Grid[TM]--a real-time, data distribution technology--increase network availability and control, while automating time-consuming manual tasks associated with network infrastructure services like domain name resolution (DNS), IP address management (IPAM), network change and configuration management (NCCM) and network discovery, among others.
FM will utilize UltraDNS for domain name resolution.
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The Infoblox appliances for domain name resolution (DNS), IP address assignment and management (DHCP/ IPAM), provide the essential infrastructure for enabling an identity-driven network, which allows enterprises to control and monitor who accesses the network, when and where.
Infoblox's unique technologies, including the Infoblox Grid[TM] -- a real-time, data distribution technology -- increase network availability and control, while automating time-consuming manual tasks associated with network infrastructure services like domain name resolution (DNS), IP address management (IPAM), network change and configuration management (NCCM) and network discovery, among others.
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today announced that Arizona State University (ASU) has installed and implemented Infoblox appliances throughout its network to deliver essential network infrastructure services, including internal and external domain name resolution (DNS), and IP address assignment and management (DHCP/IPAM).
VitalQIP(R) software provides integrated management of IPv4 and IPv6 networks through a centralized repository of IPv4 and IPv6 network data, new address space allocation policies, name resolution (DNS), seamless management of multi-vendor and multi-platform environments, and proven high scalability and performance to support large deployments.