heterogeneous network


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heterogeneous network

(networking)
A network running multiple network layer protocols such as DECnet, IP, IPX, XNS.
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So, Ericsson has carried out a study to determine the impact on user performance in a heterogeneous network when backhaul is provided to the small cells over a wireless link, by comparing it with a system where backhaul is provided over fiber.
This book poses solutions to questions related to quality of service (QoS) issues within heterogeneous network environments.
Adding radio network capacity and coverage through the deployment of small cells as part of a heterogeneous network requires a higher degree of backhaul flexibility.
The FMA spec provides a communications standard for applications, services, and devices across a heterogeneous network.
Outcomes of Ericsson's heterogeneous network testing have revealed the following advantages, among others: capacity gain, lower TCO; higher data rates; and lower drop-rate.
Employing an IBM S/390 and zSeries eServer as a backup server, FDR/UPSTREAM is a high performance enterprise-wide solution for managing corporate data distributed across a heterogeneous network on a variety of open system platforms including Windows, Linux, Novell, and UNIX servers as well as on workstations.
These products are supported by all major operating systems and software applications to successfully operate in heterogeneous network information storage environments.
The VA Linux 9205 NAS offers seamless file sharing across multiple platforms--Linux, UNIX, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS--enabling transparent file access in heterogeneous network environments.
Printing across a heterogeneous network without print management can involve complicated, if not impossible attempts by one program to communicate with another.
The product supports heterogeneous network environments, allowing individual members of the cluster to run Red Hat Linux or virtually any other OS including Solaris, and Windows NT.
This is important as most organizations employ heterogeneous network environments in which any combination of OS X, Windows, or Linux servers can support any client/end-user systems running on any of the three platforms.
When you examine network trends across all industries, it is clear that we have truly entered the age of the heterogeneous network, where (for example) Mac workstations live in a Windows domain often with a combination of Linux and Windows clients with web support from an Apache web server - CRYPTO-Server 6.

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