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ALSO CALLED: Fast Packet Switching
DEFINITION: A packet is the unit of data that is routed between an origin and a destination on the Internet or any other packet-switched network. When any file (e-mail message, HTML file, Graphics Interchange Format file, Uniform Resource Locator request, and so forth) is sent from one place to another on the Internet, the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) layer of TCP/IP divides the file into "chunks" of  … 

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SEKE Podcast - Introduction to Solera DeepSee
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PODCAST: In this podcast presented by James Hilliard, host of the "See Everything, Know Everything" podcast, and Matthew Wood, Solera Networks' Chief Scientist, you'll learn about the DeepSee tool, which provides administrators, users and C-level executives at a corporation a way to see what is happening on a network in real-time.
Posted: 04 Feb 2010 | Premiered: Feb 4, 2010

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