Appendix A

Acronyms and Abbreviations

The acronyms and abbreviations are sorted based on themselves, and not their expansions. In the event that the acronym describes a particular company’s product, or is only meaningful in the context of another entity, we cite that company or entity in parentheses.

AAA  Authentication, Authorization and Accounting

AC  Access Controller

ACL  Access Control List

ACS  Auto-Configuration Server

AP  (Wireless) Access Point

API  Application Programming Interface

APIC  Application Policy Infrastructure Controller

APIC-DC  Application Policy Infrastructure Controller—Data Center

APIC-EM  Application Policy Infrastructure Controller—Enterprise Module

AR  Access Router

ARP  Address Resolution Protocol

ARPANET  Advanced ...

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