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2008-08-29 15:00:27

Cymphonix has announced that Llano Independent School District in Llano, Texas, has integrated the Cymphonix Network Composer DC30X to provide superior content filtering, bandwidth prioritization and track individual user Internet activities within its district. Prior to purchasing the Cymphonix device, Llano ISD IT administrators were faced with two major problems: anonymous proxies and lack of visibility into network traffic. IT administrators knew that students were able to bypass...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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