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nap

Sleep disorders An episode of sleep outside of the principal sleep period. See Driver fatigue, Sleep deprivation, Sleep disorders.

nap

(nap)
1. To slumber.
2. A short sleep; a doze. See: sleep

power nap

A colloquial, humorous term for a nap taken during work for refreshment before resuming one's work.
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The launch of the internet exchange point is a welcome and laudable development towards our efforts to reduce cost and inefficiency associated with routing of the continent's internet traffic through overseas carriers.
The total cost of the support extended to comprehend each Internet exchange point is $63,000.
Hon said, It has been a long road travelled together with the African Union Commission towards what we are here about today our national internet exchange point (IXP).
As broadband adoption grew and traffic began to increase, the Internet exchange community adopted 10 Gigabit Ethernet as a cost-effective way to increase capacity in their colocation centers.
Euro-IX was formed in May 2001 to develop, strengthen and improve the Internet Exchange Point (IXP) community.
Terremark's Internet exchanges provide companies a highly secure, redundant and reliable connectivity solution, as well as a compelling alternative to building and managing their own datacenters.
AMEX:TWW) is a leading operator of integrated Tier-1 Internet exchanges and a global provider of managed IT infrastructure solutions for government and private sectors.
AMEX:TWW) a leading operator of integrated Tier-1 Internet exchanges and a global provider of managed IT infrastructure solutions for government and private sectors, today announced that Ilse Media, one of the largest internet publishers in the Netherlands, has signed a multi-year contract with Dedigate, Terremark's Managed Hosting subsidiary, to host their web sites in the Netherlands.
System and component vendors must align their visions with the needs of users such as service and content providers as well as Internet exchanges to ensure the timely development of the next generation of Ethernet technology, Joel Goergen, vice president of technology and chief scientist at Force10 Networks(R) said yesterday at the Optoelectronics Industry Development Association (OIDA) Roadmap Forum.

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