Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detect. An now-obsolete trafficking protocol used in Ethernet networks, which allowed workstation devices to sense whether the network is free before they transmit data. CSMA/CD was used in shared media Ethernet variants (10BASE5, 10BASE2). Modern Ethernet networks no longer utilize CSMA/CD, but it is still supported for backwards compatibility.
It enables mobile professionals to send and receive emails, securely access business applications like SAP, Siebel, and Oracle, and surf the Internet and corporate Intranets, from nearly everywhere using multiple wired and wireless access methods.
The development of specialized storage subsystems and installable file systems- or installable access methods, to be more correct could allow open systems to play on an even field with mainframe processors for the access to corporate data.
It can also serve as an alternative access method for new carriers, that can migrate in the future to a full mobility platform - in order to allow roaming between base stations, laptops, PDA users and mobile handsets, portable entertainment players and game terminals - using the same Base Station hardware.
The proposed standard, titled eXtensible Access Method or X-Access Method (XAM), is intended to provide an interface for the longevity and mobility of reference information that is independent from any specific storage system technology, vendor solution, or the location of a storage system or data.
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