Short for Plug and Play, a technology developed by Microsoft and Intel that supports plug-and-play installation. Microsoft has made PnP technology a part of its operating systems since Windows 95.
Short for Power over Ethernet, a solution where electrical current is run to networking hardware over the Ethernet Category 5 or higher data cabling. No extra AC power cord is needed at the product location, minimizing the amount of cables needed and/or the hassle of installing extra outlets.
- Pocket PC
A common name for Windows Mobile PDA devices, Pocket PCs usually offer smaller versions of Microsoft applications such as Word and Outlook. synchronization is done between the device and a Windows-based computer system.
The name of a mobile Web-based Twitter client for the iPhone. You can use it to see the latest tweets from your contacts or to update your status remotely. See “Social Media Tips for Online Marketing Plus 30 Social Media Sites” in the Did You Know…? section of
A now-defunct company founded in 1992 to deliver news and other information over Internet connections. PointCast’s flagship product was PointCast Network, which sent customized news to users’ desktops. PointCast Network was free. To use it, you needed to download the PointCast client program, which was available from PointCast’s Web site and many other places. PointCast […]
- Port to Application Mapping
Abbreviated as PAM, Port to Application Mapping is a feature of the Cisco IOS Firewall that allows you to customize TCP or UDP port numbers for network services or applications. Using the port information, PAM establishes a table of default port-to-application mapping information at the firewall. PAM also supports host or subnet specific port mapping, […]