Internet of everything
Internet of everything

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2.5 Terms and concepts practice

This activity will help you to test some of the terms and concepts you've been introduced to.

Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. ISP

  2. IANA

  3. data velocity

  4. virtualisation

  5. cloud computing

  6. M2M

  7. feedback loop

  8. RFID tag

  9. big data

  • a.the organisation that oversees the assignment of internet addresses

  • b.allows people to make informed decisions that bridge the differences between actual outputs and desired outputs

  • c.things communicating with other devices

  • d.internet service provider

  • active or passive device that provides identification information when in the presence of a reader device

  • f.uses shared virtualised computing and network resources to deliver IT services across the internet

  • g.refers to the way in which organisations collect and analyse vast stores of data for insights that identify trends, predict behaviour, and empower decision makers

  • h.allows a computer to run multiple operating systems and programs at the same time

  • i.the rate at which data moves on the network infrastructure

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = d
  • 2 = a
  • 3 = i
  • 4 = h
  • 5 = f
  • 6 = c
  • 7 = b
  • 8 = e
  • 9 = g

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