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

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A colloquial, humorous term for a nap taken during work for refreshment before resuming one's work.
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The long distance from private or public peering points is an additional obstacle to overcome for the rural ISPs.
Companies are also looking to Routing and Private Network Access Providers to bypass the congestion at public peering points thus, raising Quality of Service (QoS) delivery performance via centralized routing administration.
REACH's extensive network of public peering points, totaling 15 in Asia and 9 in the US and UK, is strengthened by this development with Equinix.
This peering initiative pulls the peering of GRX providers 6 months ahead of schedule at a stroke," said Project Co-ordinator Remco Pasman, chairman of the public peering point initiative.
Internap's dynamic routing allows our customers' web sites to avoid congestion at public peering points and bottlenecks that routinely arise within the networks of any single carrier," he said.
With an advanced regional fiber optic network connected to the Northeast's major public peering points, numerous private peers, and the nation's largest backbone providers, HarvardNet offers its customers the Internet infrastructure necessary for high-performance Web applications.
Private and public peering arrangements between backbone providers not only result in congestion and packet loss, but also to routing inefficiencies, all of which are factors that significantly reduce the speed of data transmission across the Internet.
Adding a public peering infrastructure to our interconnection options gives everyone here a new and more cost effective way to exchange traffic with one another.
Private and public peering arrangements between backbone providers not only result in congestion an packet loss, but also to routing inefficiencies, all of which are factors that significantly reduce the speed of data transmission across the Internet.
Switch and Data, the leading provider of neutral interconnection and colocation services, today announced the expansion of its MetroPAIX Layer 2 public peering fabric into their facility located at 524 Stockton Avenue, San Jose, California.
NonStopNet offers a full-service solution to its customers by providing Cisco GSR powered network infrastructure, proactive system monitoring, multi-homed data storage and management, and professional managed services, all leveraging the Undernet(TM) -- NonStopNet's private network which automatically routes traffic to achieve optimized data flow for storage networking, private and public peering, and failover.