14 July 2004
Including changes 12 April 2005
(known as a host) on the Internet has at least one IP Address that uniquely
identifies it from all other computers on the Internet.
ISP (Inside Plant): Wiring and cabling located inside a building.
ISP (Internet Service Provider): An ISP (Internet service provider) is a
company that provides individuals and other companies access to the Internet
and other related services. An ISP has the equipment and the
telecommunication line access required to have a point of presence on the
Internet for the geographic area served.
IT: Information Technology
LAA: Limited Access Area
LAN: Local Area Network.
MC (Main Cross-connect): A cross-connect for first level backbone cables,
entrance cables, and equipment cables.
MDF (Main Distribution Frame): NMCI Common usage for the equipment that
provides the distribution layer in the NMCI architecture. This guidance refers to it
as the MC.
NAVFACENGCOM: Naval Facilities Engineering Command
NCTC: Naval Computer and Telecommunications Command (replaced by
Network Operations Center (NOC): Control center for the NMCI network. In
addition, under NMCI specialty usage, the NOC is the point of egress from the
NIPRNET: Not-classified-but-sensitive Internet Protocol Router Network.
NMCI: Navy and Marine Corps Intranet.
NNSOC: Naval Network and space Operations Command (absorbed NCTC)
OSP (Outside Plant): Wiring and cabling located outside and between
PDS: Protected Distribution System.