Short for exterior gateway protocol, a generic term for a routing protocol that is used to exchange routing information between two hosts in a network of autonomous systems. An EGP is typically used between hosts on the Internet to share routing table information.
BGP is an example of an EGP.
Compare with IGP.
Short for Enhanced Host Controller Interface. The Enhanced Host Controller Interface (EHCI) specification describes the register-level interface for a Host Controller for the Universal Serial Bus (USB). The EHCI specification describes a host controller that correctly supports all compliant USB 2.0 low-, full-, and high-speed devices. It includes a description of the hardware/software interface between […]
Short for Enhanced IDE, a newer version of the IDE mass storage device interface standard developed by Western Digital Corporation. It supports data rates of between 4 and 16.6 MBps, about three to four times faster than the old IDE standard. In addition, it can support mass storage devices of up to 8.4 gigabytes, whereas […]
Short for Enterprise Information Integration, EII is software that combines various data sources at an enterprise level in order to support applications that present or analyze the data in new ways. EII provides a service that allows administrators, developers, and end-users to treat a broad array of data sources as if they were one large […]
Short for Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment, a B2B system of issuing invoices to customers via the Internet and receiving payment on the invoices electronically.
Acronym for Extended Industry Standard Architecture, a bus architecture designed for PCs using an Intel 80386, 80486, or Pentium microprocessor. EISA buses are 32 bits wide and support multiprocessing. The EISA bus was designed by nine IBM competitors (sometimes called the Gang of Nine): AST Research, Compaq Computer, Epson, Hewlett-Packard, NEC, Olivetti, Tandy, WYSE, and […]