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Acronimi e Abbreviazioni
Ultimo aggiornamento: 29 agosto 2007
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 ACRON.  SIGNIFICATO  IN ITALIANO  NOTE
 3G Third Generation    
 ADL Advanced Distributed Learning    
 ADO ActiveX Data Object    
 ADSI Active Directory Services Interface    
 ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line    
 AES Advanced Encryption Standard    
 AFAIK As Far As I Know per quanto io ne sappia  
 AGR AICC Guidelines and Recommendations    
 AICC Aviation Industry CBT Committee    
 AIIP Associazione Italiana Internet Provider    
 AIM AOL Instant Messanger   estensione di file
 AIML Artificial Intelligence Markup Language    
 AIP Application Infrastructure Provider    
 AJAX Asynchronous JavaScript And XML    
 AKA Also Known As Conosciuto anche come...  
 ALICE Artificial Linguistic Internet Computer Entity    
 ALU Arithmetic-Logic Unit    
 AMPS Advanced Mobile Phone Standard    
 ANSI American National Standards Institute    
 AOL America Online    
 API Application Programming Interface    
 APWG Antiphishing working group    
 ARIADNE Alliance of Remote Instructional Authoring and Distribution Networks for Europe    
 ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency    
 ASAP As Soon As Possible il più presto possibile  
 ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange    
 ASF Advanced Streaming Format    
 ASL Age Sex Location    
 ASP Active Server Pages o Application Service Provider    
 ASTA Anti Spam Technical Alliance    
 AT&T American Telephone and Telegraph    
 ATDP Attention Dial Pulse    
 ATDT Attention Dial Tone    
 ATH Attention Hang-Up    
 ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode    
 AU Assignable Units Unit? Autoconsistenti  
 AV Anti Virus    
 AVI Audio Visual Interleaved   estensione di file
 AVR Automatic Voltage Regulation    
 BASIC Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code    
 BBS Bulletin Board System    
 BCC Blind Carbon Copy    
 BDE Borland Database Engine    
 BHO Browser Helper Object    
 BI Business Intelligence    
 BIFF BInary File Format    
 BIND Berkley Internet Name Domain    
 BIOS Basic Input/Output System    
 BIT BInary uniT    
 BKSP Backspace    
 BLOB Binary Large OBject    
 BLOG weB LOG    
 BOM Byte Order Mark    
 BOT software roBOT    
 BPS Bits Per Second / Bytes Per Second    
 BS7799 British Standard 7799    
 BSA Business Software Alliance    
 BSD Berkley Software Development    
 BTW By The Way tra l'altro, per inciso, incidentalmente, a proposito  
 CAD Computer Aided Design    
 CAPS Capitals Lettere maiuscole  
 CBT Computer Based Training    
 CCN Copia di Cortesia Nascosta    
 CD Compact Disk    
 CD-R Compact Disk Recordable    
 CD-ROM Compact Disk ROM   vedi ROM
 CD-RW Compact Disk Rewritable    
 CDA Compact Disk Audio    
 CDATA Character DATA   TAG utilizzato in XHTML
 CDMA Code Division Multiple Access    
 CEO Chief Executive Officer    
 CFG Configuration   estensione di file
 CFO Chief Financial Officer    
 CGA Color Graphics Adapter    
 CGI Common Gateway Interface    
 CHAT Conversational Hypertext Access Technology    
 CHMOD Change Mode    
 CHOWN Change Owner    
 CLI Calling Line Identification    
 CMMS Computer Maintenance Management Systems    
 CMS Content Management System    
 CMYK Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-Black   modello di colorazione usato in tipografia
 CNIPA Centro Nazionale per l'Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione    
 COBOL Common Business-oriented Language    
 COM Commercial   nei nomi di dominio USA
 COM1 Prima porta seriale   asincrona
 COM2 Seconda porta seriale    
 COM3 Terza porta seriale    
 COM4 Quarta porta seriale    
 COO Chief Operating Officer    
 CPS Characters Per Second    
 CPU Central Processing Unit    
 CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check    
 CRM Customer Relationship Management    
 CSS Cascading Style Sheets    
 CSV Comma Separated Values    
 CT Computer Technology    
 CTA Call To Action    
 CTO Chief Technology Officer    
 CTRL Control    
 CTS Cordless Telephony System    
 CVS Current Version System    
 D/L Download    
 DARPA Defence Advance Research Project Agency    
 DB Data Base    
 DBMS Data Base Management System    
 DDOS Distributed Denyal Of Service    
 DECT Digital Enhanced (o Extended o, per alcuni, European) Cordless Telecommunication ( o, per alcuni, Telephone)    
 DEFRAG Defragment    
 DEL Delete    
 DES Data Encryption Standard    
 DFC Data Flow Control    
 DIO Data Input-Output   sic!
 DIR Directory    
 DL Download    
 DLL Dynamic Link Library    
 DNS Domain Naming System    
 DOC Document   estensione di file
 DOM Document Object Model    
 DOS Disk Operating System    
 DPI Dots Per Inch    
 DRM Digital Restrictions Management o Digital Rights Management    
 DS Data System    
 DSD Direct Stream Digital    
 DSHD Double Sided, High Density   diskette
 DSN Database Server Hostname    
 DSSSL Document Style Semantics and Specification Language    
 DTMF Dual Tone Multi Frequency    
 DTR Data Transfer Rate    
 DVD Digital Versatile Disc    
 DW Data Warehousing    
 DWDM Dense Wave Division Multiplexing    
 E-MAIL Electronic Mail    
 E-TACS Extended (o Enhanced) Total Access Communications System    
 ECC E-learning Coursware Certification    
 ECDL European Computer Driving Licence    
 ECHO European Commission Host Organization    
 ECMA European Computer Manufacturer Association    
 ECMA European computer Manufacturers Association    
 EDGE Enhanced Data rates for Global Evolution    
 EDP Electronic Data Processing    
 EDU Educational   nei nomi di dominio USA
 EEMS Enhanced Expanded Memory Specification    
 EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory    
 EGA Enhanced Graphics Adapter    
 EOF End of File    
 EOM End of Message    
 EPROM Electrically Programmable Read Only Memory + Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory    
 ERP Enterprise Resource Planning    
 ERR Error    
 ESC Escape    
 ETE EcceTheEra    
 EULA End User License Agreement    
 FAQ Frequently Asked Question    
 FAT File Allocation Table    
 FAX Facsimile    
 FFA Free For All   Pagine fatte di soli link
 FIFO First In First Out    
 FML Form Markup Language    
 FORTRAN Formula Translator   Linguaggio di programmazione
 FPS Fotograms Per Second Fotogrammi Per Secondo  
 FTP File Transfer Protocol    
 FUD Fear Uncertainity Doubt    
 GAT Gruppo Anticrimine Tecnologico   della Guardia di Finanza
 Gb Gigabit   1.000 megabits
 GB Gigabyte   1.000 megabytes
 GCN Gruppo Coordinamento NEWS-IT    
 GHZ Gigahertz    
 GIF Graphics Interchange Format   estensione di file
 GIMP GNU Image Manipulation Program    
 GMT Greenwich Mean Time    
 GNU Gnu's Not Unix    
 GOV Government   nei nomi di dominio USA
 GPL General Public Licence    
 GPRS General Packet Radio Service    
 GPS Global Positioning System    
 GSM Global System for Mobile Communication    
 GUI Graphical User Interface    
 GUID Globally Unique IDentifier    
 H/W Hardware    
 HAL Heuristically Programmed Algorithmic   da "2001: Odissea nello Spazio"
 HD Hard Disk / High Density    
 HDML Handheld Device Markup Language    
 HEX Hexadecimal    
 HLS Hue, Luminance, Saturation   modello di colorazione
 HLT Halt    
 HRMS Human Resources Management Systems    
 HSCSD High Speed Circuit Switched Data    
 HTML HyperText Markup Language    
 HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol    
 HW Hardware   meglio: H/W
 I/O Input/Output    
 i18n Internationalization = i + 18 caratteri + n    
 IBM International Business Machines    
 ICANN Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers    
 ICT Information and Communication Technology    
 IDE Integrated Drive Electronics    
 IDE Integrated Development Enviroment    
 IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers    
 IFPC International Fund for the Promotion of Culture   UNESCO fund for Culture
 iHTML inlineHTMJ    
 IIS Internet Information Server    
 IMAP Internet Message Access Protocol    
 IMEI International Mobile Equipment Identity    
 IMG Image    
 IMHO In My Humble Opinion secondo la mia umile opinione  
 IN Input    
 INI Initialize   estensione di file
 INIT Initialization / Initialize    
 INS Input String    
 INTERNET INTERconnected NETwork    
 IOW In Other Words    
 IP Internet Protocol    
 IPN Notifica istantanea di pagamento   in PayPal
 IPTV Internet Protocol Television    
 IRC Internet Relay Chat    
 IRQ Interrupt Request    
 ISBN International Standard Book Number    
 ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network    
 ISO International Standards Organization    
 ISP Internet Service Provider    
 ISV Indipendendent Software Vendors    
 IT Information Technology    
 IT In Topic    
 J2ME Java To Mobile Edition    
 JFIF JPEG File Interchange Format    
 JPEG Joint Picture Experts Group    
 JRE Java Runtime Engine    
 K-12 Kindergarten through 12th Grade   Asilo fino al 12.o anno nel sistema educativo USA
 Kb Kilobit    
 KB Keyboard / Kilobyte   1.024 bytes
 KBD Keyboard    
 KBPS Kilobytes Per Second    
 KEYB Keyboard    
 KM Knowledge Management    
 LAMP Linux Apache MySQL PHP    
 LAN Local Area Network    
 LASER Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation    
 LCD Liquid Crystal Display    
 LED Light Emitting Diode    
 LIFO Last In First Out    
 LILO Linux Loader    
 LMDS Local Multipoint Distribution System    
 LMS Learning Management System    
 LO Learning Object    
 LOL Laughed Out Loud    
 LOM Learning Object Metadata    
 LPT Line Printer    
 LPT1 Prima porta parallela per la stampante    
 LPT2 Seconda porta parallela per la stampante    
 LPT3 Terza porta parallela per la stampante    
 LSB Least Significant Bit Bit di minor peso  
 LTS long-term support    
 LTSC Learning Technology Standards Committee    
 LUG Linux Users Group    
 Mac Macintosh    
 MAMA Metadata Analysis and Mining Application    
 MAPI Mail/Messaging Applications Programming Interface    
 MB Megabyte   1.000 kilobytes
 MBASIC Microsoft BASIC    
 MBPS Megabytes Per Second    
 MBR Master Boot Record   Settore di avvio del computer
 MBX Mailbox    
 MDR Motore Di Ricerca    
 MEM Memory    
 MES Manufacturing Enterprise Systems    
 MGA Monochrome Graphics Adapter    
 MHz Megahertz    
 MICE Metafile Image Code Execution    
 MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface    
 MIL Military   nei nomi di dominio USA
 MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension    
 MMDS Multichannel Multipoint Distribution System    
 MMS Multimedia Messaging Services    
 MoCap Motion Capture    
 Modem MODulatore DEModulatore    
 MODS Multiplexed Optical Data Storage   Nuovo DVD da 25 Gb
 MOOCS Massive Open On-line CorseS    
 MPEG Moving Picture Experts Group    
 MS Microsoft    
 MSB Most Significant Bit Bit di maggior peso  
 MSG Message    
 MTA Mail Transfer Agent    
 MUD Multi-User Dungeon    
 MVC Model–view–controller    
 MVGA Monochrome Video Graphics Array    
 N/I Non-Interlaced    
 NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration    
 NASDAQ National Association of Securities Dealers Automatic Quotation    
 NCSA National Center for Supercomputing Applications    
 NET Network   nei nomi di dominio USA
 NG NewsGroup    
 NNTP Network News Transfer Protocol   Protocollo di Usenet
 NPOV Neutral Point Of Neutral Point Of View    
 NR NewsReader    
 NS NewsServer    
 NUI Network User Identification    
 OAI Open Archive Initiative    
 OBJ Object    
 OCR Optical Character Recognition    
 ODBC Open Data Base Connectivity    
 ODF OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications    
 ODT Open Document Text    
 OLE Object Linking and Embedding    
 OLED Organic Light Emitting Diode    
 OLPD One Laptop Per Child    
 OOP Object Oriented Programming    
 OP Original Poster Postatore Iniziale Chi inizia un thread
 OPC OLE for Process Control    
 ORG Organization   nei nomi di dominio USA
 ORM Object Relationship Mapping    
 OS Operating System    
 OS/2 Operating System/2    
 OSI Open Source Initiative    
 OSS Open Source Software    
 OT Off Topic    
 OUT Output    
 OWASP (The) Open Web Application Security Project    
 PABX Private Automatic Branch Exchange    
 PAD Packet Assembler/Disassembler    
 PBX Private Branch Exchange    
 PC Personal Computer    
 PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card International Association    
 PDA Personal Digital Assistant    
 PDM Product Data Management    
 PDT Trasferimento dei Dati del Pagamento   in PayPal
 PEAR PHP Extension and Application Repository    
 PEC Posta Elettronica Certificata    
 PERL Practical Extraction and Report Language    
 PGP Pretty Good Privacy    
 PGUP Page Up    
 PHP Hypertext Pre-Processor   In origine era: Personal Home Page
 PHP/FI Personal Home Page/Form Interpreter    
 PIF Picture Interchange Format File    
 PIN Personal Identification Number    
 PING Packet Internet Groper    
 PIXEL Picture Element    
 PLC Programmable Logic Control    
 PLM Product Lifecycle Management    
 PNG Portable Network Graphics   estensione di file
 PNP Plug And Play    
 POP Point Of Presence / Post Office Protocol    
 POS Point Of Sale    
 PPC Pay Per Click    
 PPM Pages Per Minute    
 PPP Point-to-Point Protocol    
 PRG Program   estensione di file
 PRN Printer    
 PS/2 Programming System 2    
 PSTN Public Switched Telephone Network    
 PUB Public   directory di ftp server
 PUK Personal Unblocking Code    
 Q&A Question And Answers    
 QUBIT Quantistic Bit    
 RAM Random Access Memory    
 RAND Reasonable And Non-Discriminatory    
 rc1 first release candidate    
 RCS Revision Control System    
 RDF Resource Description Framework    
 REQ Request    
 RF Royalty Free    
 RFC Request For Comments    
 RFID Radio Frequency ID    
 RGB Red-Green-Blue   modello di colorazione usato per Internet
 RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computer    
 RL Real Life    
 RLO Reusable Learning Object    
 ROM Read Only Memory    
 ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing    
 RPG Role Play Games    
 RPM Red Hat Package Manager    
 RSS RDF Site Summary    
 RSS Really Simple Syndication    
 RTF Rich Text Format   estensione di file
 RTFM Read The Fucking Manual    
 RTSP Real Time Streaming Protocol    
 RTTY Radio Teletypewriter    
 S-VHS Super VHS    
 S/W Software    
 SCA Sharable Content Assets    
 SCM Supply Chain Management    
 SCO Sharable Content Objects    
 SCO Santa Cruz Operation   Software Company
 SCORM Sharable Content Object Reference Model    
 SCP Secure CoPy    
 SCSI Small Computer Systems Interface    
 SDK Software Developer's Kit    
 SECAM Sequentiel Couleur Avec Memoire    
 SEM Search Engine Marketing    
 SEO Search Engine Optimization    
 SEQUEL Structured English QUEry Language    
 SERP Search Engine Results Page    
 SETI Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence    
 SFTP SSH File Transfer Protocol    
 SGML Standard Generalised Markup Language    
 SHTML Server-parsed HTML    
 SID Session IDentifier    
 SIM Subscriber Identity Module    
 SIMM Single In-line Memory Module    
 SIP Session Initiation Protocol   x VoIP
 SLIP Serial Line Interface Protocol    
 SMS Short Messaging Services    
 SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol    
 SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol    
 SOCKS Socket Secure   server
 SODA Service-Oriented Development of Application    
 SPAM SPiced hAM prosciutto insaporito con spezie (perché avariato)  
 SQL/DS Structured Query Language/Data System    
 SSH Secure SHell    
 SSI Server Side Include    
 SSL Secure Socket Layer    
 STD Standard    
 SVGA Super Video Graphics Array    
 SW SoftWare   improprio
 SYS System    
 SYSOP System Operator    
 TBL Technology Based Learning    
 TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol    
 TDMA Time Division Multiple Access    
 TETRA TErrestrial TRunked RAdio    
 TIFF Tagged Image File Format    
 TIM Telecom Italia Mobile    
 TLD Top Level Domain    
 TMP Temporary    
 TOC Table Of Contents    
 TOS Terms Of Service    
 TSR Terminate and Stay Resident    
 TTF TrueType Font   estensione di file
 TTY Teletype    
 TXT Text    
 UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter    
 UCT Universal Coordinated Time    
 UDF User Defined Function    
 UI User Interface    
 UMTS Universal Mobile Telecommunications System o Universal Mobile Telephone Service    
 UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply Gruppo di continuità  
 URI Uniform Resource Identifiers    
 URL Uniform Resource Locator    
 URN Uniform Resource Name    
 USART Universal Synchronous/Asynchronous Receiver Trasmitter    
 USB Universal Serial Bus    
 USENET Network degli utenti Internet    
 USERID User Identification    
 USR US Robotics    
 USSD Unstructured Supplementary Services Data    
 UU Uuencode/Uudecode    
 UUD UUDecoding    
 UUE UUEncoding    
 VAN Value Added Network    
 VB Visual Basic    
 VBA Visual Basic for Applications    
 VBS Visual Basic Script    
 VBX Visual Basic Extension   estensione di file
 VC Virtual Classroom Classe Virtuale  
 VCR Video Cassette Recorder    
 VDSL Very High bit-rate Digital Subscriver Line    
 VERONICA Very Easy Rodent-Oriented Network Index to Computer Archives    
 VGA Video Graphics Array    
 VHS Video Home System    
 VNC Virtual Network Computing   x accesso da remoto su proprio PC
 VoIP Voice over IP    
 VPN Virtual Private Network    
 VR Virtual Reality    
 VRML Virtual Reality Markup Language    
 W3 Wcube   Sinonimo di World-Wide Web
 WAI Web Accessibility Initiative    
 WAIS Wide Area Information Server    
 WAN Wide Area Network    
 WAP Wireless Application Protocol    
 WAV Waveform Audio   estensione di file
 WBT Web Based Training    
 Wi-Fi Wireless Fidelity    
 WISP Wireless Internet Service Provider    
 WLAN Wireless Local Area Network    
 WLL Wireless Local Loop    
 WML Wirelss Markup Language    
 WPS Wi-Fi Protected Setup    
 WRI Write   estensione di file
 WS WordStar + Workstation + Web Services    
 WSDL Web Services Description Language    
 WSP Wireless Session Protocol    
 WUSB Wireless Universal Serial Bus    
 WWW World Wide Web    
 WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get    
 XHTML eXtensible HyperText Markup Language    
 XSS Cross Site Scripting    
 Y2K Year 2000    
 ZIP Zigzag In-Line Package / Zone Improvement Plan (ZIPcode)    
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