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Network requirement acronyms

Acronyms

ACL
Access Control List
ms
Milliseconds
ALG
Application Layer Gateway
NAT
Network Address Translation
AP
Access Point
NTP
Network Time Protocol
ARP
Address Resolution Protocol
OTT
Over-the-Top (communication service carried atop standard internet service)
BLA
Busy Lamp Appearance
PoE
Power over Ethernet
BW
Bandwidth
PSTN
Public Switched Telephone Network
CoS
Class of Service
QoS
Quality of Service
DMZ
Demilitarized Zone
RTP
Real-time Protocol
DPI
Deep Packet Inspection
SBC
Session Border Controller
DSCP
Differentiated Services Code Point
SIP
Session Initiation Protocol
DSL
Digital Subscriber Line
SMB
Small and Medium-sized Business
EF
Expedited Forwarding
SoHo
Small office - Home office
HD
High Definition
SPI
Stateful Packet Inspection
HQ
High Quality
SRTP
Secure Real-time Transport Protocol
IDS
Intrusion Detection System
TCP
Transport Control Protocol
IP 
Internet Protocol
TS-DATA-BW
Total data traffic bandwidth for a given site
IPS
Intrusion Prevention System
TS-RC-BW
Total traffic bandwidth transmitted by or received at an enterprise site
ISP
Internet Service Provider
UCaaS
Unified Communications as a Service
ITSP
Internet Telephony Service Provider
UDP
User Datagram Protocol
IXP
Internet Exchange Point
VLAN
Virtual Local Area Network
kbps
Kilobits per second
VoIP
Voice over Internet Protocol
LAN
Local Area Network
WAN
Wide Area Network
Mbps
Megabits per second
WiFi
Set of standards for wireless communication
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