remote access router


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remote access router

A network device used to connect remote sites via private lines or public carriers. The router is required at both ends and provides the protocol conversion between the internal network (LAN) and the external network (WAN). See remote access concentrator and remote access server.
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The SpanNet Multiprotocol Router combines a remote access router, FRAD, data compressor and DDS CSU/DSU in one box.
Using 3Com's OfficeConnect 500-series remote access routers, employees at those locations will gain rapid dial-in access to the main SBCCOM network.

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