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legacy

[leg′əsē]
Etymology: L, legatum, bequest
something that is handed down from the past or intended to be bestowed on future generations.

legacy

Informatics
Referring to a computer system with an expired tenure which left behind a “legacy”—usually negative.
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Conversion of legacy protocols, including SNA/SDCL and BSC, to LLC2 connects older legacy devices to a front-end processor or host via a LAN connection.
As large networks utilize legacy protocols, SIP will need to co-exist with them to gain greater acceptance.
DMBGroup specializes in secure managed file transfer, offering process control and end-to-end management for emerging protocols and standards while continuing support of legacy protocols.
SDPs are computing platforms and software that support emerging standards such as IMS and SIP while continuing to inter-work with legacy protocols.
The patent states that Accudata's invention can create, accept and track database queries in the more commonly used protocols, such as IP, and translate them into proprietary or legacy protocols in real or near-real time.
The SAMSys MP9310 embedded reader module, adopted by many leading printer and label applicator companies for its multi-protocol, multi-regional capability, is also Gen 2 ready in addition to supporting the full array of legacy protocols.
248/MEGACO and BLES as well as common legacy protocols such as V5.
Further, KGEX will utilize Veraz's products to interconnect to a broad range of IP peering partners over either SIP or legacy protocols like H.
The Internet is much more robust than any one single communications system, so IP-based services and equipment will continue to replace older technologies and legacy protocols," said Bob Smith, chief marketing officer, Internap.
Today, GCOM continues to provide Visa International with support of the legacy protocols used throughout VisaNet outside of the United States.
Today the industry uses a broad range of modern and legacy protocols - a heritage that dates back to teletype.