Computer Acronyms

Alphabetical Listing of Computer Acronyms

  • IDE — Integrated Development Environment
  • IEEE — Institute of Electrical And Electronics Engineers
  • IGP — Integrated Graphics Processor
  • IM — Instant Message
  • IMAP — Internet Message Access Protocol
  • INTERNIC — Internet Network Information Center
  • IP — Internet Protocol
  • IPX — Internetwork Packet Exchange
  • IRC — Internet Relay Chat
  • IRQ — Interrupt Request
  • ISA — Industry Standard Architecture
  • ISCSI — Internet Small Computer Systems Interface
  • ISDN — Integrated Services Digital Network
  • ISO — International Organization For Standardization
  • ISP — Internet Service Provider
  • IT — Information Technology
  • IVR — Interactive Voice Response
  • JPEG — Joint Photographic Experts Group; Applied To Image Format As .jpeg
  • JRE — Java Runtime Environment
  • JSP — Java Server Page
  • KBPS — Kilobits Per Second
  • KDE — K Desktop Environment
  • KVM — Switch
  • LAN — Local Area Network
  • LCD — Liquid Crystal Display
  • LDAP — Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
  • LIFO — Last In, First Out
  • LPI — Lines Per Inch
  • LUN — Logical Unit Number
  • MAC (ADDRESS) — Media Access Control Address
  • MANET — Mobile Ad Hoc Network
  • MBPS — Megabits Per Second
  • MCA — Micro Channel Architecture
  • MIDI — Musical Instrument Digital Interface
  • MIPS — Million Instructions Per Second
  • MP3 — MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3
  • MPEG — Moving Picture Experts Group; Video Format
  • MTU — Maximum Transmission Unit
  • NAT — Network Address Translation
  • NETBIOS — Network Basic Input/Output System
  • NIC — Network Interface Card
  • NNTP — Network News Transfer Protocol
  • NOC — Network Operations Center
  • NTFS — New Technology File System
  • OASIS — Organization For The Advancement of Structured Information Standards
  • OCR — Optical Character Recognition
  • ODBC — Open Database Connectivity
  • OEM — Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • OLAP — Online Analytical Processing
  • OLE — Object Linking And Embedding
  • OOP — Object-Oriented Programming
  • P2P — Peer To Peer
  • PC — Personal Computer
  • PCB — Printed Circuit Board
  • PCI — Peripheral Component Interconnect
  • PCI-X — Peripheral Component Interconnect Extended
  • PCMCIA — Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
  • PDA — Personal Digital Assistant
  • PDF — Portable Document Format
  • PHP — Hypertext Preprocessor
  • PIM — Personal Information Manager
  • PMU — Power Management Unit
  • PNG — Portable Network Graphic; Image Format
  • POP3 — Post Office Protocol
  • PPC — Pay Per Click
  • PPGA — Plastic Pin Grid Array
  • PPI — Pixels Per Inch
  • PPL — Pay Per Lead
  • PPM — Pages Per Minute
  • PPP — Point To Point Protocol
  • PPTP — Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
  • PRAM — Parameter Random Access Memory
  • PS/2 — Personal System/2
  • QBE — Query By Example
  • RAID — Redundant Array of Independent Disks
  • RAM — Random Access Memory
  • RDF — Resource Description Framework
  • RDRAM — Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
  • RGB — Red Green Blue
  • RISC — Reduced Instruction Set Computing
  • ROM — Read-Only Memory
  • RPC — Remote Procedure Call
  • RPM — Revenue Per 1,000 Impressions. (M Is The Roman Numeral For 1,000)
  • RSS — RDF Site Summary
  • RTE — Runtime Environment
  • RTF — Rich Text Fomat
  • RUP — Rational Unified Process
  • SAN — Storage Area Network
  • SATA — Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
  • SCSI — Small Computer System Interface
  • SD — Secure Digital
  • SDRAM — Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
  • SDSL — Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line
  • SEM — Search Engine Marketing
  • SEO — Search Engine Optimization
  • SIMM — Single In-Line Memory Module
  • SKU — Stock Keeping Unit
  • SLI — Scalable Link Interface
  • SMART — Self-Monitoring Analysis And Reporting Technology
  • SMB — Server Message Block

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