Technical Abbreviations and Expansions of IT Industry

Abbreviation and Expansion of IT Industry

The below table is common abbreviations and specific to IT industry:

Abbreviation Expansion
2FATwo Factor Authentication
AIArtificial Intelligence
APIApplication Programming Interface
BIOSBasic Input/Output System
CLICommand Line Interpreter
CRMCustomer Relationship Management
CSSCascading Style Sheet
CTOChief Technology Officer
DAMDatabase Activity Monitoring
DBDataBase
DBMSDatabase Management System
DBADatabase Administrator
DLLDynamic Link Library
DNSDomain Name System
DRMDigital Rights Management
DTDDocument Type Definition
EBSElastic Block Storage
EFSElastic File System
EODEnd of Day
ETLExtract Transform Loading
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
HDFSHadoop Distributed File System
HTMLHyperText Markup Language
HTTPHyperText Transfer Protocol
HTTPSHyperText Transfer Protocol Secure
IaaSInfrastructure as a Service
ISMSInformation Security Management System
JDJob Description
JREJava Runtime Environment
JSONJavascript Object Notation
LANLocal Area Network
MbpsMegabytes per second
NERNamed Entity Recognition
NLPNatural Language Processing
NLGNatural Language Generation
NLUNatural Language Understanding
OCROptical Character Recognition
ODOutdoor Duty
OOPObject Oriented Programming
OTPOne Time Password
PaaSPlatform as a Service
POCProof of Concept
POP3Post Office Protocol – Version 3
RAMRandom Access Memory
RDBMSRelational Database Management System
REGEXRegular Expression
ROMRead Only Memory
RFPRequest for Proposal
RFIRequest for Information
RFQRequest for Quotation
SaaSSoftware as a Service
SEOSearch Engine Optimization
SQLStructured Query Language
SSHSecure Shell
SSLSecure Socket Layer
SSIDService Set Identifier
TCP/IPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
UATUser Acceptance Testing
VMVirtual Machine
VPNVirtual Private Network
W3CWorld Wide Web Consortium
WPAWiFi Protected Access
WWWWorld Wide Web

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