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== Technology ==
   
 
A '''gateway''' is an “[[interface|[i]nterface]] providing a [[compatibility]] between [[network]]s by converting transmission speeds, [[protocol]]s, codes, or security measures.”<ref>Comm. on Nat’l Security Sys., National Information Assurance Glossary 29 (Inst. No. 4009 (2006)).</ref>
 
A '''gateway''' is an “[[interface|[i]nterface]] providing a [[compatibility]] between [[network]]s by converting transmission speeds, [[protocol]]s, codes, or security measures.”<ref>Comm. on Nat’l Security Sys., National Information Assurance Glossary 29 (Inst. No. 4009 (2006)).</ref>
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== VoIP ==
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A '''gateway''' refers to the “[[computer]]s that transform the circuit-switched voice signal into [[Internet Protocol]] [[packet]]s, and vice versa, and perform associated signaling, control, and address translation functions.”<ref>Vonage Holdings Corp. v. Minnesota Public Utilities Comm’n, 290 F.Supp.2d 993, 1000 (D. Minn. 2003).</ref>
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== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 05:45, 27 February 2008

Technology

A gateway is an “[i]nterface providing a compatibility between networks by converting transmission speeds, protocols, codes, or security measures.”[1]

VoIP

A gateway refers to the “computers that transform the circuit-switched voice signal into Internet Protocol packets, and vice versa, and perform associated signaling, control, and address translation functions.”[2]


References

  1. Comm. on Nat’l Security Sys., National Information Assurance Glossary 29 (Inst. No. 4009 (2006)).
  2. Vonage Holdings Corp. v. Minnesota Public Utilities Comm’n, 290 F.Supp.2d 993, 1000 (D. Minn. 2003).