A software program that can be used to automatically call thousands of numbers from a phone list or database. An auto dialer can usually be configured to leave messages for people on answering machines, receive touchtone or recorded responses, or simply dial the telephone numbers for an operator or agent. Some systems that perform a call transfer to an operator when a call is answered by a person is called a predictive dialer. Auto dialers are widely used for customer support in call centers and telemarketing.
- auto partitioning
An Ethernet technology that isolates malfunctioning ports, devices and/or network lines from the rest of the network, stopping the transmission of data from flowing through the faulty network element. Auto partitioning is one method networks use to ensure that no data is lost during transmission. When a network detects a malfunction, such as collisions along […]
A feature supported by many modems that allows the modem to continue redialing a number until it makes a connection. This is a useful feature if you subscribe to an online service that is frequently busy.
A feature of some keys on computer keyboards that causes them to repeat as long as they are held down. Most keys are auto-repeat.
(1) Term used to describe a set of tools that collects data on a network and records any changes made to the network assets. This could be changes made to memory, software versions, storage, new or deleted files and so on. (2) In RSS terminology, autodiscovery is the process used by spiders to look for […]
Stands for automatically executed batch file, the file that DOS automatically executes when a computer boots up. This is a convenient place to put commands you always want to execute at the beginning of a computing session. For example, you can set system parameters such as the date and time, and install memory-resident programs.