metropolitan area network


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metropolitan area network

A system of networked computers which encompasses an average city.
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As IEEE 802-11 (Wireless LANs), IEEE 802-15 (Wireless Personal Area Networks) and IEEE 802-16 (Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks) standards gain worldwide acceptance, and as each group continues to address evolving needs of the wireless industry, coordination and knowledge of radio regulations are a vital part of the IEEE 802 LMSC's work.
Major Interexchange Carriers (IXCs) are presently working to deploy SONET/ATM Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) directly to the corporate premise in major U.S.
The sophistication of the IP protocol can introduce additional latency in storage networks, but it can also significantly improve the integration of local storage networks into distributed enterprises such as a Metropolitan Area Network (MAN).
Under this contract NextiraOne will provide equipment for a complete upgrade of the university's metropolitan area network infrastructure (MAN).
Telecoms network solutions provider Huawei reported on Monday the commercial deployment of the world's first 5Tb/s cluster router system on the Xi'an metropolitan area network of Shaanxi Telecom, a subsidiary of China Telecom.
The new West Midlands Regional Network will replace the Midlands Metropolitan Area Network (MidMAN) across the area.
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