switched virtual connection


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switched virtual connection

(networking)
(SVC) A virtual connection in an ATM network set up on demand by the signalling control point.

Contrast with permanent virtual connection.
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1, the Frame Relay Switched Virtual Connection User-to-Network Interface Implementation Agreement, the Frame Relay Forum added new features to support frame relay QoS and improve interworking with ATM SVC.
Such a service exists: public carriers have started to introduce switched virtual connections (SVCs) for ATM.
4 and features ATM-specific object plug-ins for Permanent and Switched Virtual Connections (PVCs, SVCs) and their relevant service elements (e.