modem pool

modem pool

A collection of analog modems and software that let users dial out and remote users dial in to the next available modem. The modem pool may be internal or external to the remote access server. See network access server.
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The purpose of the procurement is to ensure that Swedish Spel~s lottery agents can communicate with the Swedish game via a modem pool. Swedish Games intends to find a solution that ensures availability and quality while being cost effective.
<p>Agee is using the downturn to eliminate sacred cows, like a long-standing remote-access modem pool that costs several thousand dollars a month in connection fees.
Fortunately, many information technology professionals know that such issues can be readily resolved by using a dial-out modem pool.
Additionally, Total Control remote access server and modem pool products are Flash ROM upgradeable, as are all Courier modems.
Southfield Public Library has begun offering dial-in Internet access via a modem pool and dedicated lines.
Needed for this design was a Domain Name Server (SGI Indy), Frame Relay (384K) connection to the Secondary Domain Name Server (contracted from West Coast Online) a modem pool, a terminal server (Livingston), and a CSU/DSU.
Telephone can install a modem pool at one site that can be activated from a PowerBook hooked directly to a cell phone to route data transmissions through landlines to a modem-equipped destination.
Alternatively, using an 800 number, members can dial ACM.org's modem pool. These modems offer full 14.4 KBps speeds, error correction and data compression.
MichNet's modem pool now includes about 800 modem lines with U.S.
Toll-free access to INK, available in the continental United States, is supported by the state MIS department's modem pool, which currently supports up to 9600 bps communication speeds.
Expanding the modem pool would have been expensive and would have required more physical space and additional modem lines.
First, we will then be able to get to a modem via Novell into a "modem pool" and out of the phone system entirely.