Networking Acronyms

My new role has me paying attention to the Network side of cloud a lot more than I had to in the past. One thing I’ve noticed about Networking is that it has a lot of acronyms, and people that work in it tend to throw them out in context and move on. This is my collection of recent acronyms and their meanings.

I will continue to update this one as I come across additional relevant terms and acronyms.

2 thoughts on “Networking Acronyms

  1. Thanks for the posting! I disagree that CDP is “part 1” of PXE. DHCP, the assignment of an IP Address and location of the TFTP/next-boot server should be part 1. CDP is just an information exchange protocol that lives below Layer3 (IP addresses). CDP is the Cisco version of LLDP.

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