Short for Hot Standby Routing Protocol, a proprietary protocol from Cisco. HSRP is a routing protocol that provides backup to a router in the event of failure. Using HSRP, several routers are connected to the same segment of an Ethernet, FDDI or token-ring network and work together to present the appearance of a single virtual router on the LAN. The routers share the same IP and MAC addresses, therefore in the event of failure of one router, the hosts on the LAN are able to continue forwarding packets to a consistent IP and MAC address. The process of transferring the routing responsibilities from one device to another is transparent to the user.
Short for High-Speed Serial Interface. HSSI is a serial interface that supports transmission rates up to 52 mbps. It is used to connect routers on local area networks with wide area networks over a 680×0 or similar high-speed line. HSSI can also be used to provide high-speed connectivity between LANs, such as token ring and […]
- HyperText Markup Language - HTML
Short for HyperText Markup Language, the authoring language used to create documents on the World Wide Web. HTML is similar to SGML, although it is not a strict subset. HTML defines the structure and layout of a Web document by using a variety of tags and attributes. The correct structure for an HTML document starts […]
- HTML converter
A software program that is used to convert basic text files to HTML code.
- HTML editor
Also called an authoring tool, an HTML editor is a software program that inserts HTML code as you create a HTML file. Some editors will provide a word processing GUI enabling users to create HTML documents without knowing any HTML code.
Short for Home Theater Personal Computer, HTPC generally refers to a computer that is connected to a television and often includes software and hardware elements such as a TV tuner card, surround sound, music and a video player, large storage capabilities, and often LCD displays. May also be called a media center.