Cabling Glossary

Glossary Term Description
SDK

Software Development Kit

SER

Satellite Equipment Room

SFF

Small Form Factor - Definition Of A Connector Type That Has Two Fibres Fitting Within The Footprint Of An Rj45 - Ie The Lc Connector

SIJ

Snap In Jack

SNMP

Simple Network Management Protocol. Part Of TCP/Ip.

SoHo

Small office - home office

SONET

Synchronous Optical Network. The Us Version Of Sdh

ST

Straight Tip

TFTP

Trivial File Transfer Protocol

Throughput

A measurement of processing and handling ability, which measures the amount of data accepted as input and processed as output by a system

TIA

Telecommunications Industry Association

TIA/EIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association and the electronic industries association. Both are standards organisations in north america

TJF

Test Jack frame

Topology

The logical or physical arrangement of stations on a LAN in relation to each other

TOR

Top of rack approach recommends network switches to be placed on every rack and all the computing devices present in the rack to be connected to them

TR

Telecommunications Room

TSP

Telecom Service Provider

TX

Transmit

U

Standard 'Unit' to define rack mountable equipment (1U = 44.45mm)

UDP

User Datagram Protocol

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