User-Network Interface

User-Network Interface

User Network Interface (UNI) is a demarcation point between the responsibility of the service provider and the responsibility of the subscriber. This is distinct from a Network to Network Interface or NNI that defines a similar interface between provider networks.

pecifications defining a UNI

Metro Ethernet Forum

The Metro Ethernet Forum's Metro Ethernet Network UNI specification defines a bidirectional Ethernet reference point for Ethernet service delivery.

Optical Internetworking Forum

The Optical Internetworking Forum defines a UNI software interface for user systems to request a network connection from an ASON/GMPLS control plane.

External links

* [ Metro Ethernet Forum]
* [ OIF UNI Specification]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • User Network Interface — En las redes Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) (Modo de Transferencia Asíncrona), hay dos tipos de interfaces que describen cómo se comunican estos elementos: interfaces de usuario a red (UNI, User to Network Interfaces) e interfaces de red a red… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Network-to-network interface — In telecommunications, a network to network Interface (NNI) is an interface which specifies signaling and management functions between two networks. NNI circuit can be used for interconnection of either signalling (e.g. SS7), IP (e.g. MPLS) or… …   Wikipedia

  • Network interface controller — Network Interface Card (NIC) A 1990s Ethernet network interface controller card which connects to the motherboard via the now obsolete ISA bus. This combination card features both a (now obsolete) bayonet cap BNC connector (left) for use in… …   Wikipedia

  • Network to Network Interface — Ein Network to Network Interface (NNI), auch Network Node Interface, ist in der Kommunikationstechnik eine Schnittstelle zwischen Netzen (Netzknoten). Dabei kann es sich um die Schnittstelle zwischen öffentlichen Netzen handeln (Public NNI), aber …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Interface — may refer to:in computer science: * Interface (computer science), an abstraction of a software component. * Interface (Java), an abstract type which is used to specify an interface that classes must implement * Network interface, a point of… …   Wikipedia

  • Interface (computer science) — Interface generally refers to an abstraction that an entity provides of itself to the outside. This separates the methods of external communication from internal operation, and allows it to be internally modified without affecting the way outside …   Wikipedia

  • interface — ▪ I. interface in‧ter‧face 1 [ˈɪntəfeɪs ǁ ər ] noun [countable] 1. the point at which two subjects, events etc are connected with each other or have an effect on one another: interface between • The next chapter discusses the interface between… …   Financial and business terms

  • Network card — Infobox Computer Hardware Generic name = Network Card caption = A 1990s Ethernet network interface controller card which connects to the motherboard via the now obsolete ISA bus. This combination card features both a (now obsolete) bayonet cap… …   Wikipedia

  • Network Driver Interface Specification — The Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) is an application programming interface (API) for network interface cards (NICs). It was jointly developed by Microsoft and 3Com Corporation, and is mostly used in Microsoft Windows, but the open… …   Wikipedia

  • Interface — Die Schnittstelle oder das Interface [ˈɪntɚfeɪs] (englisch „Grenzfläche“) ist der Teil eines Systems, der der Kommunikation dient. Der Begriff stammt ursprünglich aus der Naturwissenschaft und bezeichnet die physikalische Phasengrenze zweier… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”