Same as password, a series of characters and numbers that enables a user to access a computer.
- access control
Refers to mechanisms and policies that restrict access to computer resources.
- access node
Another name for an edge switch.
- access server
(1) Same as remote access server (RAS). (2) Short for Live Access Server (LAS). (3) Short for network access server (NAS).
- Access Time
The time a program or device takes to locate a single piece of information and make it available to the computer for processing. DRAM (dynamic random access memory) chips for personal computers have access times of 50 to 150 nanoseconds (billionths of a second). Static RAM (SRAM) has access times as low as 10 nanoseconds. […]
In information technology, accounting is the process of keeping track of a user’s activity while accessing a network’s resources, including the amount of time spent in the network, the services accessed while there and the amount of data transferred during the session. Accounting data is used for trend analysis, capacity planning, billing, auditing and cost […]