Acronyms

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Acronyms

The list below contains some terms or acronyms you may hear in interacting with MCNC.

BTOP Broadband Technologies Opportunities Program
DCS Data Center Services
DIT N.C. Department of Information Technology
DPI N.C. Department of PublicĀ  Instruction
ERC Education and Research Consortium
I2 Internet2
LEA Local Education Agency (School District)
LMS Learning Management System
MCNC Microelectronic Center of North Carolina
MSDP Multicast Source Discovery Protocol
NCREN North Carolina Research and Education Network
NCVPS North Carolina Virtual Public Schools
NDT Network Diagnostic Tool
NOC Network Operations Center
NLR National Lambda Rail
QoS Quality of Service
RCADS Remote Computing and Application Delivery Services
RENCI Renaissance Computing
rPOPs Regional Points of Presence
SBE State Board of Education
SCI School Connectivity Initiative
SLA Service Level Agreement
VCL Virtual Computing Lab
WAN Wide Area Network