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network protocol

The format and procedure that governs the transmitting and receiving of data in a network. The term comes from the Greek "protokollon," which was the cover page to a manuscript that provided a description of the contents. See protocol stack, communications protocol and OSI.
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Metaswitch has developed portable network protocol source code based on its N-BASE portability technology for over 25 years.
Contact: Tori Downes Network Protocol Division, Metaswitch Networks +1(510)748-8230 td@metaswitch.
SimpliciTI network protocol supports a wide range of low-power applications including alarm and security (smoke detectors, glass breakage detectors, carbon monoxide sensors, light sensors), automated meter reading (gas meters, water meters), home automation (appliances, garage door openers, environmental devices) and active RFID.
Since SimpliciTI network protocol is designed for simple RF networks, it offers a perfect complement to ZigBee(R), which is designed for larger networks with mesh routing and standardized profiles.
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A 2005 conference brought together networking researchers and practitioners interested in all aspects of computer network protocols, from specifications and design to analysis and verification, prototyping, and testing and deployment.
SafeNet SafeEnterprise(TM) Encryptors are trusted solutions for a full range of network topologies, including Ethernet, SONET/SDH, ATM, Frame, Link network, and other network protocols.
PostPath created an alternative by combining publicly available documentation with packet-level protocol decoding to implement the Exchange network protocols on the PostPath Linux email server.
Since our encoding systems are optimized for the low bit rates and network protocols specific to the delivery of video to mobile devices, NEXAGE customers are insured they will have the flexibility to package high quality, interactive content to any subscriber.
Tim Hall, Data Connection's Vice President of Network Protocols, said, "The SIPits are incredibly valuable to the product development cycle.
Drawing from technology and experience from multiple divisions of Data Connection the Network Protocols division has developed a fully portable Session Border Controller (DC-SBC) software solution designed specifically for system vendors.

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