TITLE

Workgroup Switching

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Network Dictionary;2007, p532
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "workgroup switching" is presented. It refers to the method of switching that provides high-speed translational bridging between Ethernet and Copper Distributed Data Interface (CDDI) or Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI), and high-speed transparent bridging between Ethernet networks.
ACCESSION #
31671374

 

Related Articles

  • Adaptive Design Engineering.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p22 

    A definition of the term "adaptive design engineering" is presented. It refers to the process of providing specialized design and development of switching, transmission and customer-premises equipment or modifications of standard products to meet the specific needs of a customer.

  • Selector Switch.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p431 

    A definition of the term "selector switch" is presented. It refers to the intermediate distributing switch in a step-by-step system. It is indicated in the article that the selector switch is directly controlled by the customer dial in its vertical motion and hunts for an idle path in its...

  • Space Division switching.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p456 

    A definition of the term "Space Division Switching" is presented. The term refers to a switching in which single transmission-path routing determination is accomplished in a switch by using a physically separated set of matrix contacts or cross-points.

  • Switch Hook.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p469 

    A definition of the term "switch hook" is presented. Also called hook switch, it refers to a plunger or switch where a telephone handset sits when the telephone is on hook or hung up. In the event that the handset is lifted, the switch hook goes up and the telephone is off hook.

  • Switch Train.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p469 

    A definition of the term "Switch Train" is presented. It refers to the sequence of switches which are involved in the completion of a circuit path from an originating station to a destination station.

  • Time Slot Interchange.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p488 

    A definition of the term "Time Slot Interchange" (TSI) is presented. It pertains to the device in a switching system that permits any perceived incoming byte from an input tributary to be mapped to any outgoing or transmitting byte, respectively, on the associated output tributary.

  • Trunk.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p497 

    A definition of the term "Trunk" is presented. It refers to the physical and logical connections between two switches through which network traffic travels.

  • Abbreviated Address.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p15 

    A definition of the term "Abbreviated Address" is presented. It refers to an address that has fewer characters than the full address, usually for special communications and other services or for certain users. Examples of abbreviated addresses are a four-digit telephone number for a user calling...

  • Hunt.  // Network Dictionary;2007, p233 

    A definition of the term "hunt" is presented. It refers to the automatic process by which a switch progresses from contact to contact, frequently searching an idle path.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics