Glossary

Cable Trays

Cable trays are suspended but elevated constructions made from steel plates and plastic for the taking up of cables. They mostly are mounted to either ceiling or floor and must be easily accessible. Cable trays consist of a bar mounted to the roof. At this bars, the...

Cache

A cache is an extremely fast storage with comparatively small storage capacity. It buffers the central processing unit and the working memory. With its help, the access to frequently used programmes and data is significantly accelerated. Both the storage and the...

Caching

Caching is a service based on the In-Memory-Technology and sees to the availability of high-performing storage. This storage is generally used for the swaping out of databases.

Cage

In housing and colocation environments, cages are protected, fully managed areas used to accomodate the IT-equipment.

Carrier

Within computing and telecommunications, carriers are companies that offer services in either IT or telecommunications by selling or renting bandwiths. A Local-Exchange-Carrier (LEC) is settled locally whereas an Internet-Exchange-Carrier (IEC or IXC) offers remote...

Carrier Hotel

The term “Carrier Hotel” stands for telehousing, i.e. the provision of an independent facility management for telecommunications and IT-companies.

Carrier Meet Me Room

“Carrier Meet Me Rooms” are physical sites in which operators meets potential customers.

Carrier-neutral

Carrier-neutral names a Data Centre independent from network or carriers that offers the interconnection between several communication carriers and/or colocation providers. Network-neutral Data Centres can be found all over the world, they differentiate in size and...

Central Access Control

Via the central access control it is possible to ensure that solely authorised persons get access to person-related data, programmes and documents.

Central Admission Control

The central admission control is a central system that drives and controls the access to an area or a building. For authentication, ID-cards are used.