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  • Types of computers

    Types of computers There are several families of computers, depending on their format: Mainframes, computers which a great deal of computing power, enormous input-output capabilities and high level of reliability. Mainframes are used by ... Read more

    Computer
    November 1, 2012 at 04:13 PM
  • Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks

    Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WMAN) A Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN) is also known as a Wireless Local Loop (WLL). WMANs are based on the IEEE 802.16 standard. Wireless local loop can reach effective transfer speeds of 1 ... Read more

    Wireless
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • General Terms and Conditions of Use

    All Rights Reserved - 2013 - Communitic International Object These General Terms and Conditions are meant to define the ways in which the services of the website CCM.net, hereafter "The Service," are made available, as well as the ... Read more

    Terms of Use
    June 13, 2016 at 11:48 AM
  • Computer - Introduction to Memory

    The Role of Memory The term "memory" applies to any electronic component capable of temporarily storing data. There are two main categories of memories: internal memory that temporarily memorises data while programs are running. Internal ... Read more

    Computer
    November 1, 2012 at 04:15 PM
  • Web- Introduction to the World Wide Web

    The "Web," short for "World Wide Web" (which gives us the acronym www), is the name for one of the ways that the internet lets people browse documents connected by hypertext links. The concept of the Web was perfected at CERN (Conseil ... Read more

    World Wide Web
    March 2, 2016 at 05:01 AM
  • Leased lines (T1, T2, T3)

    Leased lines "Leased" lines enable transmission of data at medium and high speeds (64 Kbps to 140 Mbps) by point to point or multipoint connection (Transfix service). In Europe, there are five types of lines distinguished according to ... Read more

    Internet Technologies
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • CCM - Who we are

    Welcome to We are France's number one tech website (CommentCaMarche.net). Every day, millions of users ... Read more

    About Us
    September 15, 2017 at 07:08 AM
  • Office Automation - Introduction

    What is office automation? Office suite tools What is office automation? The term office automation refers to all tools and methods that are applied to office activities which make it possible to process written, visual, and sound data in ... Read more

    Office software
    October 29, 2013 at 05:55 PM
  • Substitution cipher

    Substitution cipher Substitution cipher involves replacing one or more entities (generally letters) in a message with one or more other entities. There are several types of substitution cryptosystems: Monoalphabetic substitution involves ... Read more

    Cryptography
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Introduction to Spreadsheet Concepts

    What is a Spreadsheet? A spreadsheet (or spreadsheet program) is software that permits numerical data to be used and to perform automatic calculations on numbers contained in a table. It is also possible to automate complex calculations by ... Read more

    Spreadsheet
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • WiMAX - 802.16 - Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access

    What is WiMAX ? WiMAX is short for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access. It is a metropolitan wireless standard created by the companies Intel and Alvarion in 2002 and ratified by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and ... Read more

    Wimax
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Creating a local area network

    Why set up a local area network? When you have several computers, it can be convenient to connect them to each other to create a local area network (LAN). Setting up such a network costs very little, contrary to what people may think. Here ... Read more

    Network configuration
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Cathode Ray Tube monitor (CRT)

    Cathode ray tube monitor Most monitors (computer screens) use cathode ray tubes (or CRT for short), which are glass vacuum tubes into which an electron gun emits a flow of electrons guided by an electrical field towards a screen covered in ... Read more

    Computer
    April 28, 2009 at 10:40 AM
  • Terms of Use for CCM.net

    Preface These terms of use have been written in order to inform users of the site of its conditions of use, in particular for using of communications services (such as the bulletin board) which let users the world over, ... Read more

    Terms of Use
    June 13, 2016 at 11:49 AM
  • GANTT diagram

    Introduction to the GANTT diagram The GANTT diagram is a tool that allows the user to model the planning of tasks necessary to the performance of a project. This tool was invented in 1917 by Henry L. Gantt. Given the relative ease of ... Read more

    Project management
    November 1, 2012 at 03:49 PM
  • RTP/RTCP protocols

    Document written by Nico VanHaute, Julien Barascud and Jean-Roland Conca Introduction: What are RTP and RTCP? The spread of computers, added to the availability of cheap audio/video computer hardware, and the availability of higher ... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Formatting - Formatting a hard drive

    Before trying to understand formatting, you first need to understand how a hard drive works. Many people do not distinguish low-level formatting (also called physical formatting) from high-level formatting (also called logical formatting). ... Read more

    Computer: maintenance
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • WPAN (Wireless Personal Area Network)

    Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN) A wireless personal area network (WPAN for short) is a low-range wireless network which covers an area of only a few dozen metres. This sort of network is generally used for linking peripheral devices ... Read more

    Wireless
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Introduction to Wi-Fi (802.11 or WiFi)

    Introduction to Wi-Fi (802.11) The IEEE 802.11 specification (ISO/IEC 8802-11) is an international standard describing the characteristics of a wireless local area network (WLAN). The name Wi-Fi (short for "Wireless Fidelity", sometimes ... Read more

    Wifi
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Front Office and Back Office

    Front Office/Back Office The terms Front Office and Back Office are generally used to describe the parts of the company (or of its information system) that are dedicated, respectively, to the direct relationship with the client and proper ... Read more

    e-Business
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM