2303_Chap6 - Mukhtar Lakha INSY 2303 Chapter 6 Assignment...

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Mukhtar Lakha INSY 2303 Chapter 6 Assignment Type in the definitions for the following terms from Chapter 6: ARPANET - Created in 1969, connected computers at UCLA, Stanford Research Institute, University of Utah, and University of California at Santa Barbara. Internet backbone - backbone is a network of high-capacity communications links that provides the main routes for data traffic across the Internet. Network service providers – (NSP) companies that maintain a series of nationwide internet links. Network access points – (NAPs) Access points that link together different network service providers so that data can be transferred from one service provider to another. Internet service provider – A company that provides internet access to businesses, organizations, and individuals. Latency – The elapsed times it takes for a packet of data to arrive at its destination. Upstream speed - the speed with which you send data (or upload data) Downstream speed - the speed at which you receive data (or download data)
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course INFOSYS 2303 taught by Professor Raja during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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2303_Chap6 - Mukhtar Lakha INSY 2303 Chapter 6 Assignment...

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