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Internet Service Provider

A company that provides access to the internet for customers. Typically, an ISP provides this service in exchange for a monthly fee. It may also provide website hosting services.
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The high-tech research firm reports that in the face of a forecasted zero percent growth in the number of backbone connections used by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the year 2002, backbone providers will need to focus on key decision criteria used by ISPs (such as price, reliability, company reputation, company stability, and availability of service) in selecting their backbone providers.
Meanwhile, three long-established brands ranked below average: America Online; CompuServe, an AOL subsidiary; and Prodigy, one of the first ISPs.
Network operators are concerned that as a renewed focus on return-on-investment (ROI) emerges, ISPs are finding themselves in a very difficult position when it comes to infrastructure security, botnets in particular.
Rather than focusing solely on filtering unwanted inbound email, SRG allows ISPs to monitor the behavior of their subscribers at the point of email submission and stop email threats before they leave their networks.
Paul Goossens said, "Preventon Secure Internet Desktop (PSID) is a subscription-based solution aimed at ISPs.
Strategic moves and emerging opportunities for ISPs and WISPs to differentiate their services will be outlined, discussed and debated during the three-day event.
The ISP monitoring module analyzes data in real-time and historically while simultaneously providing up-to-the-minute reports to clients.
Proxyconn announced today the continued expansion of its ISP Toolbox with the availability of EazyOffer.
net, a New York City area ISP, also thought the decision "may become the lever that opens cable networks to competitors, although we know they will fight it till the end.
TransMedia's ISP browser-based application suite provides each ISP subscriber with an online desktop that includes fully integrated multimedia communication, sharing, storage and previewing tools.
The session titled "It Ain't Over 'Till It's Over" will revisit critical issues that Baker has been involved with at the nation's third largest ISP recently, such as the FCC's Wireline Broadband decision, the pending extension to the Internet tax moratorium in the Internet Freedom Act and the cable open access appeal in the 9th Circuit Court.
Synbridge is the first and only comprehensive VAS solution that helps ISPs meet increasingly competitive business challenges.