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Local Area High Speed Networks by Dr. Sidnie Feit

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N_Port

A fibre channel node port.

N_Port identifier

A 3-byte address that identifies the location of a port.

National Electrical Code (NEC)

A specification that applies to all facility wiring in the United States.

near end crosstalk (NEXT)

The distortion of a weak incoming signal by a strong outgoing signal on a neighboring wire pair. NEXT is measured in decibels.

Network Addressing Authority

An organization, such as the IEEE, responsible for administering the distribution of unique names or addresses.

network diameter

For a collision domain, the length of the longest path between two points.

Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS)

A Microsoft specification for a generic device driver for network ...

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