PPP

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Related to Point-to-Point Protocol: Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet, Frame relay, ML-PPP

PPP

abbr.
Computers point to point protocol

PPP

abbreviation for
1. (Economics) purchasing power parity: a rate of exchange between two currencies that gives them equal purchasing powers in their own economies
2. (Commerce) private-public partnership: an agreement in which a private company commits skills or capital to a public-sector project for a financial return

ppp

pianississimo; double pianissimo.
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Noun1.PPP - surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea)
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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The deployment of real-sign technology on the loop has been significant in the DSL tester market given network customers connect to the ISP using point-to-point protocol. Further, DSL tester has helped technicians test the network server's performance from the customer site.
Moreover, the ACE-NIC100 will support tens of thousands of subscribers with PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) termination, performance monitoring counters per subscriber, and hierarchical quality of service (H-QoS), which is impractical for implementation in software-only BNG.
The company said that services will be marketed under the name VantagePoint, and will include several types of Ethernet service--a point-to-point protocol that Wurm called a "virtual private line"--as well as what has been called ADSL2+, a faster version of the DSL broadband currently available over phone lines.
The modem establishes a connection using the Point-to-Point protocol with 128-bit password encryption and continuous re-authentication via CHAP (Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol).
Most networks cover a broad variety of WAN topologies, including Frame Relay, point-to-point protocol and asynchronous transfer mode over different lines speeds, such as T-1, DS-3 and OC-3.
SCSI's introduction into a SAN environment creates a level of complexity because it places a point-to-point protocol designed for dedicated SCSI cables into a shared transport environment.
In addition, Global Crossing IP VPN Service provides users with integrated Layer-2 and Layer-3 capabilities supporting High Level Data Link Control (HDLC), Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), frame relay, ATM and Ethernet encapsulations.
POS uses the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) and High-level Data Link Control (HDLC) protocols to encapsulate and encode data packets for transmission.

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