oint) The local exchange node in an SS7 telephone network. The SSP can be part of the voice switch or in a separate computer connected to it. The SSP creates SS7 signaling messages that are sent to a "service control point" (SCP) to query databases for subscriber service and routing information. See AIN
rovider) A third party that manages the storage facilities for an enterprise. The storage devices can be on the customer's premises or at the SSP's site connected to the customer's machines via fiber-optic links. See ASP
rocessor) An audio component that supports the various surround sound technologies. See surround sound
witch to S
rotocol) The protocol used in DLSw that locates resources and routes messages.
rogram) A multiuser, multitasking operating system from IBM that is the primary control program for the System/34 and System/36.
rotocol) See serial attached SCSI
airing) See Bluetooth versions