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nap

Sleep disorders An episode of sleep outside of the principal sleep period. See Driver fatigue, Sleep deprivation, Sleep disorders.
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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 cost to ISPs for access to the international Internet backbone also varies greatly, depending on which country they're in.
Intersat Africa Signs Reseller Agreement with O3b NetworksLeading Pan African, Value Added Satellite Reseller to offer O3b capacity across the African continent in a long-term deal valued at over 75 Million USD O3b Networks Limited (O3b) the developer of a new fiber quality, satellite-based, global Internet backbone infrastructure announced today that Intersat Africa Limited (Intersat), a leading Value Added, Satellite Capacity Reseller will resell O3b capacity across the African continent.
"Tata Communications' extensive Global Internet backbone has diverse eastward and westward paths which enable us to maintain services when incidents like this one occur," said Radwan Moussalli, Managing Director, Middle East & North Africa, Tata Communications.
Its world-class Tier 1 Internet backbone and secure closed networks with over 98,000 MPLS ports, combined with the networks of partner companies around the world, connect more than 200 countries.
(NASDAQ:UTSI), Alameda, Calif., a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and services, has announced that an expansion contract for the deployment of 75,000 ports of its AN-2000(TM) B820 and AN-2000 B100 IP-based Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer (IP DSLAM) platforms and related equipment for the second phase of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.'s (BSNL) National Internet Backbone project.
(NASDAQ:UTSI), Alameda, Calif., a global leader in IP access networking and services, has been awarded a contract valued at $9.2 million for deployment of its AN2000(TM) IB and AN-2000 B-100 IP-based digital subscriber line access multiplexer (DSLAM) platforms and related equipment for the second phase of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.'s (BSNL) National Internet Backbone project.
"That means we need to invest more in our high-speed Internet backbone, we need to be innovative, and the government must work hand in hand with the private sector."
Sweden-based pan-European telecommunications company Tele2 AB will reportedly establish its Danish Internet backbone subsidiary UNI2 as separate company.
All Internet backbone computers did have back-up generators that immediately set in.
YourNetPlus.Com, Overland Park, Kan., an aggregator of Internet backbone services for ISPs around the country, has selected Sprint (NYSE:FON) (NYSE:PCS) to deliver new Internet Backbone services.
will have to vastly improve its Internet backbone. Broadband Internet access lets players participate in faster, more complicated, and graphics-heavy games.