frame relay access device

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Frame Relay Access Device definition

communications
(FRAD) Hardware and software that turns packets from TCP, SNA, IPX, etc into frames that can be sent over a Frame Relay wide area network.
FRADs are a hot topic in data comms because companies like Netlink, Motorola, Stratacom are making lots of money out of them.
(1995-11-17)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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