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2013-01-29 23:02:24

VanillaSoft signs on as sponsor of Inside Sales Expo 2013 Events Plano, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 VanillaSoft, an award-winning SaaS provider of lead management and appointment setting software for Inside Sales Teams, announced today that it is a Silver Sponsor of the Inside Sales 2013 Getting Social conference in Phoenix. Inside Sales 2013, presented by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP), brings together inside sales professionals for learning, sharing,...

Irish ISP Blocks The Pirate Bay...Or Did They
2012-10-25 10:03:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online UPC, an Irish Internet Service Provider (or ISP) is having some trouble explaining itself this week. Torrent hungry UPC users began noticing a block on peer to peer sharing site The Pirate Bay on Monday. Instead of the site they were used to seeing, users saw a notice from UPC which read “The Pirate Bay has been blocked. The website you are trying to reach is currently unavailable. Further to a request from IRMA, the Irish...

ISP Advertised Speeds And Performance Are Getting Better
2012-07-19 14:06:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When your Internet Service Provider (or ISP) advertises speeds of “up to 20 MBps,” it´s rare that you´ll ever actually hit that number. The pesky disclaimer of “up to” is where they get you, as technically anything below those advertised 20MBs is “up to” 20. Safe to say, these ISPs are run by people who preferred limbo over leap frog in grade school. If the FCC is to be believed,...


Latest ISP Reference Libraries

Internet Service Provider
2013-01-20 09:16:23

An internet service provider or ISP is an organization or company that provides access to the internet through copper wires, phone lines, wireless, or fiber-optic cables. There are two types of ISPs, hosting and transit. The hosting ISP is like a co-location center where it will lease server space to people and smaller businesses. The transit ISP provides a large amount of bandwidth to connect hosting ISPs to access ISPs. The ISP can be community owned providing the service as non-profit...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'