An Internet utility that returns information about a domain name or IP address. For example, if you enter a domain name such as microsoft.com, whois will return the name and address of the domain’s owner (in this case, Microsoft Corporation).
- wide area data services
Abbreviated as WADS, wide area data services (or WDS) is a superset of smaller market segments that include WAN optimization, WAFS (wide-area file services), and application acceleration. Wide area data services enable the consolidation of file servers from remote sites to the data center without compromising end user performance and also enable the acceleration of […]
- wide area file services
Wide area file services, or WAFS, is a storage technology that allows businesses and enterprises to access remote data centers as if they were local. WAFS allow multiple agencies to manage data, data archiving and wide area file services products and provide a combination of distributed file systems and caching technology to allow real-time, read-write […]
- Wide-Area Network (WAN)
A computer network that spans a relatively large geographical area. Typically, a WAN consists of two or more local-area networks (LANs). Computers connected to a wide-area network are often connected through public networks, such as the telephone system. They can also be connected through leased lines or satellites. The largest WAN in existence is the […]
In telecommunications terminology, wideband is used to describe a “wide band” of frequencies within a spectrum. Wideband means that the transmission channel itself has a wider bandwidth than one voice channel. The term wideband itself is variously defined, however the ITU-T G.722 standard defines wideband as a bandwidth of up to 7 kHz.
- wideband voice
See under HD voice.