(1) A Web portal or public portal refers to a Web site or service that offers a broad array of resources and services, such as e-mail, forums, search engines, and online shopping malls. The first Web portals were online services, such as AOL, that provided access to the Web, but by now most of the traditional search engines have transformed themselves into Web portals to attract and keep a larger audience.
(2) An enterprise portal is a Web-based interface for users of enterprise applications. Enterprise portals also provide access to enterprise information such as corporate databases, applications (including Web applications), and systems.
- portable mesh repeater
A stand alone battery, charger and equipment pack used in field deployment situations for instant deployment to communications equipment. Portable mesh repeaters work as a router/repeater to extend mesh networks for connecting laptops, PDAs, video cameras and other portable devices to 802.11g or 802.11b networks. Also called a portable mesh repeater/router.
- portal application
A business application that is integrated to an enterprise portal and is used for business system data aggregation.
A portlet is a Web-based component that will process requests and generate dynamic content. The end-user would essentially see a portlet as being a specialized content area within a Web page that occupies a small window in the portal page. Depending on the content nature of the Web site providing the portlet you could use […]
)The terms portrait and landscape refer to different orientations of the paper — whether it is oriented vertically or horizontally. A page with portrait orientation, typical for letters, memos, and other text documents, is taller than it is wide. Not all printers are capable of generating text in landscape mode. Orientation is also a characteristic […]
(1) (v.) To publish a message in an online forum or newsgroup. (n.) A message published in an online forum or newsgroup. (2) Spelled POST, short for power-on self test.