POS

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POS

Point of service, see there.

POS

Abbreviation for place of service.
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We considered Packet over SONET, IP and ATM, but found that Akara's Storage over SONET approach delivers the most economical, reliable, secure and scalable method of meeting customer's needs," said Terry Anderson, CTO at LightWave.
This broad family of 10GbE Load Modules operates seamlessly with Ixia's existing Load Modules, such as 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet, OC-3c/OC-12c/OC-48c/OC-192c Packet Over SONET (POS) and OC-48c/OC-192c BERT interfaces.
Agere's ORT8850L transceiver is a field-programmable system chip (FPSC) that provides networking equipment designers with proven backplane driver and receiver technology and customizable logic for transporting various traffic protocols over SONET metro- and wide-area networks such as Internet protocol (IP), asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) and packet over SONET (POS).
As a result, GFP makes it easier for service providers to perform switching tasks, avoiding overhead-intensive flag-based adaptation schemes, such as packet over SONET, used for IP router interconnection over wide area networks (WAN).