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service provider

An organisation, body or business that provides services to the public. In the context of health and social care, these services can be commissioned by local authorities, primary care trusts (PCTs) and GP commissioning groups. The actual providers can vary from local organisations to large private firms and are often found on approved lists of suppliers of goods and services.
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Environmentally hardened to provide additional protection against the elements of nature, the ONT 1031 uses 1000BASE-LX Gigabit Ethernet to connect upstream to the SP network and 10/100/1000BASE-T on copper cabling to connect to customer premises equipment in the home or business network.
While other alternatives require expensive and disruptive hardware and software upgrades to the existing Frame Relay network, the CoSine solution integrates seamlessly with all existing network elements in the SP network.
NetCountant/SP makes it easy to institute and maintain utilization tariffs and billing policies across even the largest scale SP network environments.
00 CET Storage Area Networking (SAN) Evolution of SP networks, from SDH to Multiservice @ CeBIT Convention Center, @ CeBIT Convention Center, Hannover Hannover Room 13/14 Room 15/16 Cisco Systems will be holding two European press conferences at CeBIT 2003 in Hannover, Germany, on Wednesday, March 12th and Thursday, March 13th in the CeBIT Convention Center.
Having a high degree of IP packet throughput over ATM networks clearly is critical to service providers because of the configuration of today's SP networks, with IP routers and ATM switches at the core," said Kevin Tolly, president and CEO of The Tolly Group, the industry's premier independent testing and strategic consulting organization based in Manasquan, N.
The majority of those routers are reaching the end of their useful life, primarily because their relatively low bandwidth cannot support the increasingly common port speeds in SP networks (i.