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IP port

A number assigned to applications and services in a TCP/IP network. The port may identify data transferred via either the reliable TCP protocol (financial data) or the unreliable UDP protocol (audio and video broadcasting/streaming) in the TCP/IP protocol suite. See TCP/IP port and TCP/IP.
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STC has selected GTT's 100-Gb/s IP port solution, which is expected to fully address STC's customers' ever-growing bandwidth requirements, providing high level quality and reliable service.
The Swedish communication services provider Utfors said today (17 December) that it had received a SEK120m order for its IP Port solution from Arbetsmarknadsstyrelsen (the Swedish labour market administration).
Using powerful and advanced network behavioral analytics, Ribbon Protect establishes a baseline of voice, video sessions and IP port activity to quickly identify and mitigate deviations from known baselines from threats such as toll fraud, Telephony Denial of Service (T-DOS), robo-calls and other threat vectors.
IP address and IP Port number Management Access Lists (ACL)
However, a call entering an IP port can be routed directly to that end point at a much lower cost.
Those threats include the hacking of the port that can take a device down, existing services that allow unauthorized access (such as telnet, ftp, http and others), hidden services that create a back door around a secure IP configuration, OS imperfections, IP port connection hijacking that causes a denial of service attack, and more.
The IA-3000 series enables control over several controllers through a single IP port.
Besides distinguishing among different types of traffic, the switches provide one of the most straightforward and common ways to implement QoS within a network, by utilizing IP port numbers, source and destination addresses, and network priority policies to process packets.
A spokesperson for Utfors said `With our network, we can give the customer a 100Mb/s IP port for Internet access, VPN and traditional voice for less than USD5,000 per month.