Technical Acronym and Abbreviation You Should Know

In the previous posts, Important Cloud Terms You Should knows — Part 1 and Part 2, you must have understood the important cloud terms.

This time, educate yourself with the common acronym and abbreviation which are mostly used in tech world.

ERP means Enterprise Resource Planning:

It is a model to incorporate several data sources and unify the process of an organization.

FTP means File Transfer Protocol:

It is a protocol for exchanging files over any network supporting TCP/IP protocol like Internet or intranet.

HTML means Hyper Text Markup Language:

A markup language is a standard language for the web pages and other info available through browser.

IP Means Internet Protocol:

Wikipedia defines IP as “the principal communications protocol in the Internet protocol suite for relaying datagrams across network boundaries. Its routing function enables internetworking, and essentially establishes the Internet.” Simply put, it is a set of guidelines determining the format of information delivered over the Internet or other network.

PABX Means Private Automatic Branch Exchange:

It is an automatic telephone switching system within an organization.

RoHS means Restriction of Hazardous Substances:

It is a directive which restricts the use of several hazardous materials in electronic and electrical products.

DSL Means Digital Subscriber Line:

It is a set of technologies which enables the digital data transmission over the wires with the download speed of 128 Kbps to 24000 kpbs.

So these are some important acronyms that are commonly used in tech words and related products.

About Ng Wei Khang

Ng Wei Khang, CEO at a Singapore based IT consultancy company, APIXEL IT Support, has been operational for over 8 years from now. Apixel provides fixed price IT Support Services with unlimited packages that includes small business server setup, Cloud Solution Configuration, Network management and Data security & Theft prevention. The company also provides expert IT consultancy to SMEs in Singapore.

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