communications control unit

communications control unit

[kə‚myü·nə′kā·shənz kən′trōl ‚yü·nət]
(communications)
A device that handles data transmission between components of a communications network, and performs related functions such as multiplexing, message switching, and code conversion. Abbreviated CCU.
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When installed in a PC, NCI 3270 Coax/PCI Adapter provides a direct interface to the mainframe or can be interfaced through an IBM 3174/3274/3276/4701/4702 Cluster Communications Control Unit.

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