Content Tag: IT Terminology Glossary

Digital Storage Units

In computing and telecommunications, a digital storage unit is a measurement for data storage is the capacity of some standard data storage system or communication channel used to measure the capacities of other systems and channels....

Common Networking Abbreviations

Abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms related to the Networking terminology. Here you will learn what those letters stand for in a computer network along with their accepted definitions....

Common Information Technology Abbreviations

Acronyms are like abbreviations, in that they are a shorthand way of expressing an idea. An abbreviation is a short form of a word. While the first letter of each word in a sentence forms an acronym from. Below, there is a list of common information technology abbreviations. It also shows what they stand for and s short definition....

Popular Networking certifications

A network certification can help you to get ahead in your career. Network certifications are credentials you can earn to demonstrate you have the knowledge and skills to work with networks in the information technology field. In this article, we are going to learn more about some popular Networking certifications....

Popular Apple certifications

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Popular Cisco Certifications

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Popular Adobe Certifications

An Adobe certification helps you demonstrate and measure your skills with Adobe products. Getting an Adobe certification can help you differentiate yourself from competitors, advance your career, and improve customer satisfaction....

Common IT Certifications

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What is Data Transfer Rate?

Data transfer rate is the amount of digital data that moves from one place to another at a given time, in other words the data transfer speed is the speed at which data is transmitted between devices, such as USB , modem, Ethernet, DVD, CD, etc.....

Why Do We Use Acronyms and Abbreviations?

An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word while an acronym is a word formed from the first letter of each word in a sentence. The main reason we use abbreviations and acronyms is for convenience. The use of long names for government agencies, science and technology have led to the demand for simple or short title, i.e. ESOL comes for English for speakers of other languages...

What is the difference between ACI and AATC?

Adobe Certified Instructors (ACIs) are individual instructors that provide training on Adobe products....

What is the difference between ACI and ACE certifications?

The difference between ACI and ACE certifications is that ACI (Adobe Certified Instructor) is a person who can teach Adobe tools. An ACI is itself an ACE (Adobe Certified Expert) who has taken their skills and certification to the next level....

What is a Collision Domain?

A computer network can be segmented physically but also logically. A collision domain is one of the logical network segments in which the data packets can collide to each other. One of the most common protocols used when referring to a collision domain is the Ethernet protocol. Collision domains are often referred as ‘Ethernet segments’....

What is IP or Internet Protocol?

IP (Internet Protocol) is the primary network protocol used on the Internet, developed in the 1970s. Every device connected to the public Internet is assigned a unique number known as an Internet Protocol (IP) address. IP addresses consist of four numbers separated by periods (also called a ‘dotted-quad’) and look something like 127.0.0.1. ...

What is Bandwidth?

In electronic communication, bandwidth is the width of the range (or band) of frequencies that an electronic signal uses on a given transmission medium. Bandwidth in hertz is a central concept in many fields, including electronics, information theory, radio communications, signal processing, and spectroscopy....

What is Amplifier?

An amplifier is any device that will convert a signal with a small amount of energy into a similar signal with a larger amount of energy. In popular use, the term today usually refers to an electronic amplifier, often as in audio applications....

What is TCP/IP?

TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is the basic communication language or protocol of the Internet. Originally designed for the UNIX operating system, TCP/IP software is now available for every major kind of computer operating system. To be truly on the Internet, your computer must have TCP/IP software....

What is Telnet?

Telnet is a user command and an underlying TCP/IP protocol for accessing remote computers. Through Telnet, an administrator or another user can access someone else's computer remotely. On the Web, HTTP and FTP protocols allow you to request specific files from remote computers, but not to actually be logged on as a user of that computer. With Telnet, you log on as a regular user with whatever privileges you may have been granted to the specific application and data on that computer. ...

What is IP Address?

An IP address short for Internet Protocol address is a unique number consisting of 4 parts separated by dots, e.g. 165.113.245.2 ...

What is resolution?

Resolution is the number of pixels that are used to draw an image on the screen. If you could count the pixels in one horizontal row across the top of the screen, and the number of pixels in one vertical column down the side, that would properly describe the resolution that the monitor is displaying. ...