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40 of the most commonly used Networking acronyms

In alphabetical order here are 40 of the most used acronyms in the networking world:

  • ACL – Access Control List
  • AWS – Amazon Web Services
  • CDN – Content Delivery Network
  • CI – Continuous Integration
  • CLI – Command Line Interface
  • DDoS – Distributed Denial of Service
  • DHCP – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • DNS – Domain Name System
  • EC2 – Elastic Compute Cloud
  • FTP – File Transfer Protocol
  • GCP – Google Cloud Platform
  • HTTP – Hypertext Transfer Protocol
  • HTTPS – Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
  • HVM – Hardware Virtual Machine
  • IoT – Internet Of Things
  • IP – Internet Protocol
  • ISP – Internet Service Provider
  • LB – Load Balancer
  • NAC – Network Access Control
  • NAT – Network Address Translation
  • NFS – Network File System
  • NS – Name Server
  • PC – Personal Computer
  • RDS – Relational Database Service
  • SES – Simple Email Service
  • SMTP – Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  • SSH – Secure Shell
  • SSL – Secure Socket Layer
  • TTL – Time To Live
  • VLAN – Virtual Local Area Network
  • VM – Virtual Machine
  • VPN – Virtual Private Network
  • WAF – Web Application Firewall
  • WAN – Wide Area Network
  • WAP -Wireless Access Point
  • WLC – Wireless LAN Controller
  • WML – Wireless Markup Language
  • WPA – WiFi Protected Access
  • WSP -Wireless Service Protocol
  • WWW – World Wide Web

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