The University is seeking the supply of one or more scalable IT solutions that would deliver a combined eMoney, ID and Access method
to all staff and students, relating but not limited to: Catering/Students~ Union purchases; Disbursement of bursary funds; Library/printer services; Gym/Sport Hallam membership; Payment of fees/accommodation; Purchase of books/course materials from partner organisations; Tier 4 regulatory requirements; Building access/Security.
The access method
makes use of the dial-up networking features of Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.
Virtual concepts have since been used in many architectures and designs including: Virtual Address Extension (VAX); Virtual Circuit (VC); Virtual Machine (VM); MVS (Multiple Virtual Storage and became OS/390 and now is z/OS); Virtual Memory System (VMS); Virtual Private Network (VPN); Virtual Reality (VR); Virtual Storage Access Method
(VSAM); Virtual Storage Extended (VSE; was DOS/VSE); Virtual Tape Subsystem (VTS); and Virtual Telecommunications Access Method
The Direct Access File System (DAFS) protocol is a new file access method
designed to provide application servers with high performance low latency access to shared storage pools over Fibre Channel, Gigabit Ethernet, InfiniBand, and other VT-compliant transports in data center environments.
The BeOS modem solution from PCTEL incorporates patented host signal processing (HSP) technology, resulting in a low-cost Internet access method
This means that any entity that initiates a data transfer has to be able to do it in a way that works with the access method
imposed by the S/390 system.
In and by themselves, they offer a high-speed access method