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International Maritime Public Key Infrastructure - A. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED SOLUTION 1. International Maritime PKI description The foundation of our proposal is the development of an International Maritime Public Key Infrastructure that should act as the coordinator of the infrastructure and may be functionally under International Maritime Organization. On the other hand each maritime country should develop its own public key infrastructure that should satisfy a minimum number of the International Maritime PKI standards in order to be compatible....   [tags: authority, authentication, infrastructure] 1522 words
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Analyzing Management Strategies for Control Applied in Infrastructure - Development Company Limited “Management control refers to the process by which an organization influences its subunits and members to behave in ways that lead to the attainment of organizational objectives (Arrow, 1974; Flamholtz, Das, & Tsui, 1985; ouchi, 1977).” Regarding control strategies child stated, “While there are numerous ways to do this, the system must be flexible and provide accurate information in a short time frame so that managers can respond. The controls set forth determine the rules everyone within the organisation must follow and help to govern the essential activities of employees.” “According to Child (2005), “There are six main strategies of control that can exist wit...   [tags: management control, infrastructure, idcol]
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Ambulance Service Administration System Software Used with Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Technology - Background What is Vehicle-to-Infrastructure technology. Vehicle-to-Infrastructure technology is technology that allows cars to communicate with infrastructure elements, like stop lights. Vehicular Network is getting to be progressively well known lately, Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure portable correspondence can give incredible assortment of practical applications. My proposal to First Medics, Inc. will incorporate point by point data in respect to emergency response administrations systems (or Computer Aided Dispatching) with V2I technology and what amount of improvement joining it will give....   [tags: stop lights, urban traffic infrastructure]
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Residential Access to Basic Infrastructure - INTRO: Splintering urbanism can be better defined and understood by taking each word and their definition individually and then bringing them together and looking at the two words as a whole. Splintering refers to splitting or breaking up into parts, a fragmentation. Urbanism can be defined as the pattern of behaviour, relationship and modes of thought characteristic of urban life. Graham and Marvin define splintering urbanism as the dialectical and diverse sets of processes surrounding the parallel unbundling of infrastructure networks and the fragmentation of urban space is described by the broad umbrella term ‘Splintering Urbanism’ (Graham & Marvin, Splintering Urbanism, 2010)....   [tags: Urban Development ]
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Wireless IT and RF Infrastructure for Stores - 1. Introduction This document discusses the security implications of the proposed new wireless IT infrastructure for Stores. This document primarily focuses on issues related to the risk of adopting pre-shared keys for authenticating devices, as the risks associated with the end user devices are documented elsewhere. The following is extracted from the TAD: Currently there are a number of store devices and applications that rely on the existing Stores RF Infrastructure. The current RF systems were first deployed in stores several years ago....   [tags: retail, business,] 4125 words
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Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources - ... (2013). Cyber Security and Global Interdependence: What Is Critical. The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Series Ed.), Great Britain by Latimer Trend and Co Ltd (Report ISBN 978 1 86203 278 1). (pp. 1-34). Chertoff, M. (2009). National Infrastructure Protection Plan: Partnering To Enhance Protection and Resilience. Retrieved from http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCYQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dhs.gov%2Fxlibrary%2Fassets%2FNIPP_Plan.pdf&ei=D5NZU7rjD4emyASak4LADw&usg=AFQjCNETiQ88AFAjuJIuhNSB7E7RjlUppQ Faronics....   [tags: cyber threats in the United States]
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IT Infrastructure Outsourcing At Schaffer - INTRODUCTION TO OUTSOURCING: Definition: The practice of having certain job functions done outside a company instead of having an in-house department or employee handle them; functions can be outsourced to either a company or an individual. In common words, outsourcing is a practice used by different companies to reduce costs by transferring portions of work to outside suppliers rather than completing it internally. It can also be defined as the farming of services to third party (Smith & McKeen, 2012)....   [tags: functions done outside a company]
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Critical Infrastructure Protection Explained - Critical Infrastructure Protection Explained The outflow "critical infrastructure" implies belonging of physical and PC based frameworks that are central to the base operations of an economy and its government. They consolidate, however are not compelled to, telecommunications, power, sparing cash and record, transportation, water frameworks and emergency organizations, both government and private. Notwithstanding the way that various nation's critical infrastructures have undeniable been physically and reasonably isolated as frameworks that had little acquaintanceship, in any occasion, until 9/11, improvements in information building with consultations performed to upgrade proficiency in...   [tags: Spearphishing, Cybersecurity]
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China and Infrastructure Projects - ... In addition to infrastructure, China focused on strengthening its credentials as a supporter of South- South economic interchange. This took the form of small scale technical cooperation, including provision of technical experts, training for African workers, cultural agreements and provision of scholarships for African students to study in Chinese universities. As Lammers (2007, p.2) points out, 15,000 Africans had graduated from Chinese institutions by 2004. In the other direction, there is a growing Chinese community in Africa, estimated to be over 750,000 (Mohan, 2008, pp.6-8; Eisenman and Kurlantzick, 2006, pp.219-224; Corkin, 2008, pp.4-5)....   [tags: africa, colonialism, oppressed people] 748 words
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DNS and Internet Infrastructure - ... The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is developing the security extensions of DNS to improve the security aspects and this is popularly known as DNSSEC. INTRODUCTION As we know DNS is implemented in hierarchical and distributed database to address the issue of scalability. As part of this, DNS servers do not hold the entire list of hostname to IP address mapping rather the mappings are distributed across the hierarchy of DNS servers. For example, if a host wanted to know the IP address of a particular web URL, say www.yahoo.com ....   [tags: Domain Name System] 1193 words
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Telecommunications Infrastructure - Lack of adequate level of telecommunications infrastructure, human capacity building and capital are some of the challenges developing countries are facing in adopting mobile banking. However (Proenca and Rodrigues, 2011) posits that e-banking enable banks to scale borders, change strategic behaviour and create a lot of new opportunities that can significantly reduce the physical costs of the banking operations. However, for banks to scale border, they need an agent network which (Berger, 2009), argues that building an agent network is a challenge hindering the growth of mobile phone banking in Malawi....   [tags: Technology ]
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Repairing Massachusetts' Infrastructure - Repairing Massachusetts’ Infrastructure In today’s world, people are looking for ways to help improve their quality of life and their environment around them. These ways can be as simple as recycling or as large as improving the infrastructure. One of the main issues in the past several years has been the state of the infrastructure in Massachusetts, which has received a cumulative grade of a ‘D’ in 2009 by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Planning, designing, and undertaking new projects, engineers responded to an endless amount of issues that have come with the current infrastructure....   [tags: Civil Engineers, Public Transit, Utilities]
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Protecting Critical Infrastructure - ... Some of these assets are water supplies, the country’s electrical grid, air traffic control, transportation corridors, banking network, emergency response systems, distribution pipelines etc. Because protecting critical infrastructure is one of the main goals of the U.S government, several polices has been applied. The defense of critical infrastructure includes; security checkpoints, system redundancies, regularly schedule back ups and preventive maintenance all with the efforts to fortify, quickly repair, insulate, rebuild or replace all these systems and services....   [tags: homeland security] 1689 words
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Critical Infrastructure Protection - Introduction When it comes to protecting an infrastructure, careful planning and coordination needs to take place. Protecting an infrastructure takes an important security initiative called Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP). The United States critical infrastructure is protected by the Department of Homeland Security. Examine three areas of the Department of Homeland Security: mission, operations and responsibilities The first area is the Department of Homeland Security’s mission. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was created in 2002 by the Homeland Security Act....   [tags: planning, homeland security, cyber systems]
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Maintaining the United States' National Infrastructure - ... infrastructure and in the same time on how to have a system that work well with other agencies. For example; is important to have a system that work together and share information, but it can also create problems, with so much information available in an electronic form, it creates an open door to criminal to sabotage any infrastructure system. The same way companies directs there business is the same way criminal coordinated attack against any critical infrastructure around the word. All critical assets are need it to operate any nation in a more effectively matter and to keep all those assets, systems, and networks operating safe and without vulnerability....   [tags: cyberattacks, terrorism, oil] 621 words
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Solid Infrastructure Plan - There is no one solution to the current foreclosure crisis in America. Instead there are multiple solutions. Some go straight for the heart of the problem while others take a longer route. Some are effective solutions while others are just quick fixes. I think that there is a solution that will have long term effects and fix the current foreclosure crisis. I call this solution the “Solid Infrastructure Plan.” This plan not only fixes the foreclosure crisis, but fixes the unemployment problem and repairs the deteriorating American infrastructure....   [tags: Economics] 1862 words
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Network Infrastructure Upgradation - ... Two such devices are said to be networked together when one device is able to exchange information with the other device, whether or not they have a direct connection to each other. Computer networks support applications such as access to the World Wide Web, shared use of application and storage servers, printers, and fax machines, and use of email and instant messaging applications. Computer networks differ in the physical media used to transmit their signals, the communications protocols to organize network traffic, the network's size, topology and organizational intent....   [tags: computer networks, telecommunications] 674 words
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Critical Information Infrastructure Should Be Protected - . INTRODUCTION The ever evolving technology plays a major role in the global community and that includes the introduction of the cyberspace which is used by a number of role players with different intentions. In the process, cyberspace becomes a playground for criminal activities whereby cyber crimes are committed. The interdependence of nation states that involve the provision of basic services is also affected as technology is used in the provision of those services globally. Technology is therefore regarded as a critical infrastructure in any country....   [tags: supply chain security] 2544 words
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The Impact of the RSS Breach on Critical Infrastructure - RSA is a division of EMC Corporation that offers security products to businesses and government agencies. RSA’s flagship product is SecurID, a combination of two-factor authentication tokens (hardware and software) and the associated server software used in their implementation. This product aims to deliver secure remote access, including access to critical infrastructure. In 2009, it was estimated RSA had “about 40 million tokens and 250 million mobile software versions deployed in over 25,000 organizations”, including banks, government, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical companies (Rashid, 2011)....   [tags: Security ]
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Private Security and Critical Infrastructure Assets - The private security and law enforcement officer as well the FBI function and responsibilities have tightened after the 9/11 attacked. Private security officers are undergoing more advanced training from latest technology system to protect the nation to terrorism to be prepared and ready in any event that might come along the way like the 9/11 attacked. After the disastrous event of the 9/11 attack numerous companies and group of people obligate themselves a thorough investigation and evaluation....   [tags: National Security ]
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Urban Planning: The History of Cycling Infrastructure - ... 3 is the type of road in the green area which are unpaved roads full of gravel, stone, and no defined edges which are not the perfect conditions for daily commuters and these roads have no possibility of becoming paved. Fig. 4 shows another issue which we face because of the terrain which is two very powerful slopes which are dangerous for bikers as they go down these slopes, and they create another problem when people try to go back up these slopes as they might prove demanding for some cyclists....   [tags: bike boom, bike paths]
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Poor Healthcare Infrastructure in Developing Countries - Currently in low to middle income countries, the poor healthcare infrastructure limits the citizens to seek medical attention. For example, South Africa recently tried to pass a national healthcare bill which allows all the citizens to be able to afford an insurance policy, much like that of United States. Unfortunately, there is a blinding error in national healthcare policies. The social issues are the same for United States and South Africa. Simply, no matter what standard of living a country has, the healthcare infrastructure cannot accommodate for all of the people....   [tags: healthcare, south africa, mobile health] 2107 words
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Sparta: Infrastructure, Social Structure, and Superstructure - Spartan culture is a great example of how a society’s infrastructure will directly affect both, its social structure and superstructure. It also serves as a warning that any society that becomes too rigid in its structure and too static in its values will not last long when confronted with more agile and adaptable cultures. This paper will explore why Sparta became the Hellenic army par excellence, how this worked to create a very specific social structure founded on martial values, and, finally, how that social structure would ultimately be the undoing of the culture....   [tags: Sparta, city-state, culture]
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Information Security: Public Key Infrastructure - With the increase of digital communications and transactions, a stronger level of security is required to protect the user and their data transactions. Systems, servers, personal computers, mobile devices, tokens and smart cards are all being used ubiquitously to view protected communications. With the influx of data management, there is an ever-apparent contest between the two adversaries in the game of Information Security: the developers and the hackers. PKI was designed to leverage the Internet infrastructure for communications (CITE Samuelle 2009)....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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DP Plans for City Level Infrastructure Facilities - ... Majority times it has seen that market handles the flow of infrastructure. TPS is an attempt to left market force and provides facilities and amenities which market sometimes fails. However TPS can cater only neighbourhood level facilities. City level social infrastructure like recreational spaces or public open spaces are yet suffers. City level facilities are planned at DP level. And to develop it large amount of land is acquire and then developed as the need be. For this purpose ULB needs to be financially sound, because there will be financially Burdon to acquire the land also to developing the land for a specific purpose....   [tags: TPS mechanism, urban development] 910 words
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Realistic Hurricane Testing for Resilient Energy Infrastructure - 1. SUMMARY Economic and resilient designs of energy infrastructure require accurate estimation of hurricane-induced loads. Hurricane wind, rain and wave loads are governing design parameters for resilient energy infrastructure. While the current direction for seeking energy resources pay attention to clean and renewable energy, for instance, wind energy and solar energy, the technology is not yet widely spread in Louisiana because of the construction cost and the risk of damage by aggressive hurricanes....   [tags: energy, wind, hurricane] 1665 words
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Analysis of Internet Protocols and Infrastructure - Analysis of Internet Protocols and Infrastructure Introduction: Network: Anything reticulated or decussated at equal distances, with interstices between the intersections. - A Dictionary of the English Language SECTION : 1 1.1 WHAT IS A NETWORK. A) What is a network. A network is simply a collection of machines connected in some way that allows them to communicate with each other and share information. To do this the machines have to be connected in some way that allows communication, and have an agreed upon a language to talk when they do communicate....   [tags: Internet Technology Protocols Essays] 7295 words
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Gamuda Berhad: Transforming Infrastructure Development in Malaysia - Gamuda Berhad is one of Malaysia Construction Company which is leading infrastructure group, with core business activities ranging from infrastructure privatization, construction, property development and manufacturing & quarrying. For more than three decades Gamuda Berhad has played a consequential role in availing to transform infrastructure development in Malaysia. Incorporated on 6 October 1976, Gamuda Berhad was listed on the Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange on 10 August 1992. They have inspire and strong vision and mission which is to deliver innovative world-class infrastructure and homes for our customers through our core businesses in infrastructure development and cons...   [tags: financial accounting] 1915 words
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Improving the Infrastructure of India with Public Private Partnership - ... The road length per unit area is high solitary in Nagaland, Tripura, and Assam. In most NE states, village and district roads are primary. These roads are mostly important for facilitating intra-state pressure group of people and freight. The main road programmers that are being undertaken in the region are as follows: 1. National Highway development Programme (NHDP)-II proposes to link the east-west passageway beginning at Porbandar, Gujarat to the NE through a 678 km four-lane highway connecting Silchar to Srirampur via Lumding-Daboka-Nagaon-Guwahati in Assam....   [tags: economy, tourism, transportation] 3229 words
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The Infrastructure-less Multihop Network of Mobile Ad Hoc - ... A mobile node consumes its battery energy not only when it actively sends or receives packets but also when it stays idle listening to the wireless medium for any possible communication requests from other nodes. Thus, energy efficient routing protocols minimize either the active communication energy required to transmit and receive data packets or the energy during inactive periods. For protocols that belong to the latter category, each node can save the inactivity energy by switching its mode of operation into sleep/power-down mode or simply turns it off when there is no data to transmit or receive....   [tags: router, data transition, transmission] 576 words
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Control of Virtual Networks Spanning Multiple Infrastructure Domains - ... 13 2) Virtual-to-physical resource mapping: the InP selects the optimal solution based on a specific criteria by identifying the set of possible substrate nodes and links to host the virtual network requested. Fig: Mapping virtual resources into physical resources Considering an example, from the above diagram the upper part represents the virtual network as requested by the VNP and the bottom part represents the physical infrastructure topology, which hosts the requested virtual network....   [tags: virtual network ID, Virtual link ID] 1704 words
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Building an Improved Infrastructure for Collection & Analysis of Nursing Workforce - Building an Improved Infrastructure for Collection & Analysis of Nursing Workforce Data Healthcare Reform The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010 with the goal of expanding healthcare coverage to all Americans by reforming insurance policies and practices (Tillett, 2011). The ACA upsurges the demand for an increase in primary care providers in order to supply quality care to the much larger population that will have coverage and therefore acquiring healthcare. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) through its report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health has generated a solution to the shortage of primary care providers by promoting a transformation of the nursing profess...   [tags: healthcare professionals]
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Developmental Progress with the Insertion of Mobile Phones into the Infrastructure - Africa, often seen as a third-world continent, has had dramatic developmental progress with the insertion of mobile phones into the infrastructure. Most mobile devices are the simple, low-end brands, of which tens of millions have already been sold across the continent. As prices drop, the more expensive “smartphones”, such as the Blackberry, have been increasing in popularity, bucking the market trends in North America and Europe. Between the years 2000 and 2010, mobile phone subscriptions for some companies have increased nearly 500-fold....   [tags: Africa's mobile phones, mobile banking]
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Upgrading A Network Infrastructure: Philips Insurance Company - ... • The company is having brand in the market. • The company is kind of big company, so it can easily spare the extra budget involved in the Upgradation of the network. • The company is well versed with the technology and the end users use the local Intranet for class sessions and videos. Weakness (W) • Lack of Secuirty program could be a isuue. • The data leakage issue could be very high in case of any failure would happen in any part of the upgrade in the network infrastructure. • Slow data transfer and black out during the upgrade while switching from the old infrastructure to the new one....   [tags: SWOT analysis, computers] 631 words
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Desktop Virtualization and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Devices - Moore’s law states that “every two years the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits has doubled every year since the integrated circuit was invented” (Intel, 2014). This was a term that was coined by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore in 1995 (Webopedia, 2014). This trend has allowed computers to go from large devices, where one computer would take up entire rooms to the computer devices we have now. This same trend can be seen in all parts of computer technology including the networking side of computer hardware....   [tags: software, computers, moore's law]
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Infrastructure and Economic Prosperity - Infrastructure and Economic Prosperity A famous Canadian geographer was once quoted saying, “ …any region which has a well developed transportation and communication network also enjoys a high degree of economic prosperity…”. This statement has sparked much controversy between geographers, as well as economists. The argument is, is there a direct link between a developed infrastructure and economic prosperity. Without a doubt, there is a direct link between economic prosperity and a well-developed system of transportation and communication....   [tags: essays research papers] 1001 words
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Firewalls And Infrastructure Security - Firewalls and Infrastructure Security A firewall is a network device, hardware, software, or a combination of the two, whose purpose is to enforce a security policy across its connections. It is comparable to a wall that has a window where the wall serves to keep things out, except those permitted through the window. A security policy acts like the glass in the window; it permits some things to pass, light, while blocking others, air. The heart of a firewall is the security policy that it enforces....   [tags: Technology Research Paper] 1188 words
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India's Economy and Infrastructure - India's Economy and Infrastructure OVERVIEW India is rich in natural resources and manpower and has made significant economic progress since attaining independence in 1947. India's economy encompasses traditional village farming, forestry, fishing, modern agriculture, handicrafts, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of support services. Economy transformed from primarily agriculture, forestry, fishing, and textile manufacturing in 1947 to major heavy industry, transportation, and telecommunications industries by late 1970s....   [tags: India Economy] 1763 words
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Global Information Infrastructure - Global Information Infrastructure Introduction Regardless of a nation’s level of economic development; political, economic and social structure; and language and culture they are all seeking to develop and improve the quality of life of their citizens. At present, the industrialized countries have an overwhelming lead in development over most developing nations. However, modern information and communication technologies offer a significant window of opportunity for developing countries to accelerate their development in all spheres of economic and social activity and to narrow the gap between countries....   [tags: Economy Information Papers]
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Identifying the Channels Between Public Expenditure in Core Infrastructure and Private Investment - Abstract The purpose of this paper is to identify the channels between the public expenditure in core infrastructure and private investment. Profitability and lack of financial constraints considered as the major effects for corporate investment. For this purpose a large panel data of US firms as well as the economic results of the majority of the states. The results show that the infrastructure affect the costs and the revenues of the firms and as a result their profitability. The level of this affect depends on the state and economic sector each firm belongs to....   [tags: Economics] 925 words
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Understanding the Infrastructure Industry and How it is Essential for the Growth of Our Nation - ... • The Committee on Infrastructure has initiated several policy measures that would ensure time-bound creation of world-class airports in India. An independent Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Bill for economic regulation is also under consideration. The policy of open skies introduced some time ago has already provided a rise in traffic growth that has exceeded 20% per annum during the past two years. • To ensure balanced airport development around the country, a comprehensive plan for the development of other 35 non-metro airports is also under preparation....   [tags: market share, consumers, management] 3346 words
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Australia Should Not Adopt High Speed Rail as a National Infrastructure - High Speed Rail is modern passenger trains that have the capacity to move at an average speed of 250km/h or more, on purpose-built tracks. The Shinkansen in Japan, the French TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse) and the German ICE (Inter-City Express) are just some of the example of High Speed Rail. Currently there are new railways under construction or being planned in countries including China, Portugal, Russia, Vietnam, United States, and India. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the feasibility of this infrastructure in Australia, specifically focusing on a high speed railway line between Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane....   [tags: International Government ]
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Infrastructure Strategic Analysis and Solution Exercise: Smith's Media Services - Infrastructure Strategic Analysis and Solution Exercise (ISASE) Introduction Smith’s Media Services plc has a network which is in need of modernisation. This report will got through the problems with their current network, solutions to their problems and anything they could do to improve and modernise their network. Problems 1. Extensive amount of under-utilized servers taking up more space and consuming more resources than can be justified by the amount of work they are actually doing. This is known as IT server sprawl....   [tags: network, modernization, it server]
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Why to Select Third Party Tools to Manage Server and Networking Infrastructure? - ... Almost three to four weeks, but the management wants them to complete this task in four days without a hit to the daily demands of troubleshooting the computers, managing the networks, seeing the logon/logoff, and other work. Is it possible. The simple and straight answer will be NO. 2. Auditing Let us take another example of auditing. Every organization (small/large) wants its IT staff to perform the auditing of every server being employed in the office for complying with the standards like PCI DSS, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA, etc....   [tags: Microsoft native tools] 618 words
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India's Investment in Infrastructure to Boost Economic Growth - Investment in infrastructure The Eleventh Plan (2007-08 to 2011-12) aims at a sustainable growth rate of 9 percent with emphasis on a broad-based and inclusive approach that would improve the quality of life and reduce disparities across regions and communities. There is consensus that infrastructure inadequacies would constitute a significant constraint in realizing this development potential. To overcome this constraint, an ambitious programme of infrastructure investment, involving both public and private sector, is being developed for the Eleventh Plan....   [tags: Economics Economy] 1874 words
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Taking a Look at the TPS Mechanism - ... It was important to divert the regional traffic out of the city in this situation. The eastern part of Ahmedabad has developed as industrial estates and the western part of Ahmedabad has developed as residential area. Because of these there is a heavy traffic flow from west to east in the mornings and east to west in the evening. This causes serious traffic congestion and frequent traffic jams on the city roads during the peak hours. Traffic volumes on major roads have been studies and it has been concluded that traffic volumes exceed the carrying capacities at many places....   [tags: social infrastructure] 1452 words
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The Coffee Industry's Effect on the Brazilian Economy - A. The Plan of Investigation This investigation unveils to what extent the coffee industry was responsible for the modernization of the Brazilian economy. The investigation focused on the accounts of the coffee industry flourishing in Brazil and the effects of the coffee industry on the economy. In order to get a detailed record of the coffee industry’s effect on the Brazilian economy, one must look at accounts of how coffee shaped Brazil’s commerce and infrastructure. It is important to be aware of the transition period from sugar as Brazil’s major export to coffee....   [tags: commerce and infrastructure]
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Urbanism and Fantasy World of Disney and Sea World - Sorkin’s begins his article by arguing the widespread of the new urbanism, which had accomplished over the course of the 20th century. He says that by visiting the themed park, the Disneyland as a destination illustrates the preference of the themed environment above the authentic one. Where as Davis’s article brought exciting social thoughts to the topic of SeaWorld and the other nature themed parks. I think today the fascinations about nature have a great influence from entertainment to education....   [tags: Infrastructure, Town] 709 words
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The Chicago Transit Authority - Infrastructure is basic physical and organizational structure needed for the operation of services and facilities in society. It generally means to provide framework supporting an entire development of a particular project, for instance, infrastructure of public transport can be defined as better train and bus stations, fast and direct transit service, access to every place in city via train and busses Public transport is a service provided by the government of the city which is available use for general public....   [tags: infrastructure, services]
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Ideal IT Infraestructure in a Company - One of the most difficult things that can be achieved in the field of technology is to be able to pinpoint the very best technology solution for your business or enterprise. One of the reasons why it’s so difficult, until recently, is because of what’s referred to as ‘big iron’ or mainframe technology. Essentially, the time honor practiced technology solution was to purchase a mainframe that’s many multiples more powerful than what a business would need at the date of purchase. So that as your technology needs evolve you’re not forced to purchase new hardware for a decent amount of time....   [tags: hardware, mainframe technology, cloud]
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Data Transfer Systems - Data transfer systems are divided into conducted media and wireless media. Cellular telephones are only one types of appliances which depend on radio waves to successfully operate. Because cell phones belong to the wireless industry, it is not possible to organize suitable standards. Current business theories cannot organize and predict dynamic industries, such as the wireless industry, because several companies in the industry coexist and evolve together, so they inevitably affect each other and form irregular movement patterns on the market (Seo & Mak, 2010)....   [tags: Communication, Infrastructure] 567 words
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Environmental Issues and Infastructure - The Australian government and some agencies develop and outline infrastructure plans for a medium term period. The infrastructure plans may include both approved projects and potential projects which can be executed by public or private organizations and partnerships. The Australian government is however not committed to projects and expenditure for the infrastructure plans. Infrastructure is part of National Projects which have their main objective of creating a national network that will bring about many benefits to Australia....   [tags: Government]
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Concerns Over Combined Sewage Overflow in New York City - ... A solution that combats the flooding of the combined sewers and excessive storm water from common storms are the green infrastructures that are being built throughout the boroughs of NYC. According to the NYC Green Infrastructure Program Plan, apart of the Department of Environmental Protection on NYC.gov, green infrastructure combats excess storm water runoff with rain gardens, green roofs, biowales, and subsurface detention systems. In September of 2010 the program plan was introduced by former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, to reduce CSO’s with a $1.8 billion dollars investment in green infrastructure by 2030....   [tags: flooding, infrastructure, bioswales ] 759 words
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Contributing Factors for the Low Sales of the Nissan Leaf - ... Its price is undoubtedly lower than its main competitors: the Chevrolet Volt and the Ford Focus EV (“2012 Nissan Leaf”). According to Michael Strong of the Detroit Bureau, Nissan believes the greatest factor is the lack of infrastructure. There are very few charging stations available to the public and Nissan believes this has greatly affected the sales of the Nissan Leaf. A few years ago when the Nissan Leaf was first launched, Nissan imagined that infrastructure building would be moving along at a much faster pace....   [tags: electric, infrastructure, cost] 1192 words
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Global Strategies and Winning Strategy of First Philippines Holding Corporation - ... To achieve further growth First Philippine Holdings are looking to increase their footprint to faster growing geographies and sectors. First Philippine Holdings already have a significant presence in the Middle East and Asia where First Philippine Holdings are seeing growth; now First Philippine Holdings are looking to expand their reach further in growth economies – Australia and Canada, Why is this important. First Philippine Holdings do not want their growth to be limited by the economic and cyclical constraints in their traditional markets....   [tags: world's leading infrastructure buisnesses] 2233 words
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Improving Quality of Service for Multimedia - ... To improve the performance of media cloud, cloud proxy is proposed to reduce latency. The mobile media proxy is designed to deal with mobile multimedia computing. Mobile caching is included to process the mobile applications because, Mobile applications need to perform with minimum number of resources. (Cybenko, G, 1989) Media cloud processing Figure 4:Media cloud processing (Cybenko, G, 1989) 3.6 MULTIMEDIA CONFERENCING Multimedia conferencing is considered as real time data exchange between several parties....   [tags: cloud computing infrastructure] 557 words
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The Terrorist Attacks of 9/11 - ... However, not all infrastructures are critical. An example of a non-critical infrastructure would be Social networking. Its disruption can cause “economic disruption” to people but would not affect the daily function of society as it’s not interdependent on another infrastructure besides the internet. Transportation on the other conveys and provides services essential to our daily lives and makes it an attractive sector for terrorist. The DHS cites “ the sheer size and capacity of the sector, which moves, distributes, and delivers billions of passengers and millions of tons of goods each year, makes it highly attractive target for terrorist.”....   [tags: infrastructure, security, government]
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World War I: The Primary Cause of the Russian Revolution - ... All the combatants in World War I suffered scarcities and provisions because Russia was faced with the occupation of huge expanses of Russian territory. Russia was faced with major battlefield defeats and dangerously strained supply lines as well because “Over the course of the entire war, Russia mobilized 12 million men, of whom some 1.7 million were killed and 4.9 million were wounded ... All the combatants in World War I suffered shortages and supply problems” (“Provisional Government”). This demonstrates that since the stress of waging war was tremendous, it should be no surprise that the first war could be a primary cause of the Russian Revolution....   [tags: economic, political, social, infrastructure] 1107 words
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Characteristics of Disater Relief Supply Chains, Especially the Red Cross - INTRODUCTION Hundreds of millions of people are affected by disasters each year and that number of worldwide natural and man-made disasters is increasing. Improving the nature of logistics and supply chain management for humanitarian aid are essential for responders to save human lives. In these situations, demand can fluctuate greatly and is often uncertain. Coordination of supply chains between organizations and management of supplies for humanitarian needs are increasingly needed and must be put in place effectively to save more lives....   [tags: humanitarian, life-saving, infrastructure] 2232 words
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The Cause of Financial Distress in Airlines Industry - The Cause of Financial Distress in Airlines Industry Introduction According to International Air Transport Association (IATA), global airline industry has a history of 100 years (2014). Today, there were more than 3 billion passengers and 50 million tonnes of cargo reach their destination through the wonder of flight every year, supporting over 57 million jobs and $2.2 trillion in economic activity (IATA, 2014). The airline industry plays a crucial role in economic because it helps in opening up new possibilities for tourism, business, and human connections, as well as affecting aircraft manufacturers....   [tags: global airline, infrastructure]
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The Economic Effects of Mega-Events in Brazil - ... Keeping the current macroeconomic position of Brazil in context, the 2014 FIFA World Cup & the 2016 Olympic games together have brought major challenges and opportunities, further enhancing Brazil’s exposure to the global economic arena. There has been an unwanted disbelief that whether Brazil can handle these mega-events and hence investors are skeptical about their investments related to these events in future. As has been witnessed during mega events in history they are associated with inflection points in the host country’s foreign relations strategy, e.g....   [tags: infrastructure, telecommunications, investments] 777 words
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Overview of Three Risk Analyses: MSRAM, OCTAVE, and CRAMM - Introduction This paper discusses three risk analysis methodologies, specifically, MSRAM, OCTAVE, and CRAMM and provides a detailed description of each and how they incorporate risk into a platform for decision makers to use in their endeavors to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond, and in recovery measures as part of the risk assessment and management processes. MSRAM The MSRAM method was established through the U.S. Coast Guard to deliver a uniform and all-inclusive approach for gauging risks and allocating resources throughout all areas of responsibility of the U.S....   [tags: Vulnerabilities, Infrastructure Components]
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Impacts of the Iron and Steel Industry in India - ... Plants in Bhilai and Bokaro were established with help from Soviet Union and Durgapur and Rourkela came up with British and West German partnership. Production Scenario of Iron and Steel Industry in India This industry is classified as heavy industry as all its raw materials are heavy and massive. They employ iron-ore, lime stone and coking coal in huge quantities. Efficient transport system to carry raw materials and finished product is a necessity. Also proximity to raw materials specially coal and iron are helps in economic production....   [tags: investment, infrastructure, manufacturing] 950 words
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One of the Asian Giants: South Korea - Introduction South Korea is one the four Asian Tigers with fastest economic growth. Seoul, the capital of it is a megacity with a population of more than 10 million, Social and Cultural Aspect As the capital city of South Korea, Seoul is the center of social and cultural activities. Software and hardware element of Seoul shows the unique characteristics of Koreans. The software element includes modern values, local cultures. And the hardware element of the city includes historical architecture, technological advanced infrastructures and airport facilities....   [tags: Economy, Infrastructure, Technology] 1963 words
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Taxation, Corruption and Unsuccessful Reforms Caused Rome to Fall - ... (Shaw 815). The older system of Roman taxation was dependent on the success of farming. As nature is erratic every year, the Roman Empire did not have a stable source of income (Shaw 815). The empire had years with prosperous wealth from taxes as well as years with little, due to the unpredictable nature of agriculture. Corruption was rampant throughout the roman business of taxation. Instead of focusing on the good of the people governors were only interested in advancing their own political careers....   [tags: Infrastructure, Tax, Ancient] 798 words
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What Causes the Fall of Empires - Looking back through history on the classic civilizations, one will observe many strong and powerful empires. Empires such as the Romans, Greeks, Gupta, and the Han, all seemed so dominate and indestructible. However, as time has told, all these great empires have fallen into the history books as greatness that has passed. What is it that caused these great empires to fall, was it the results of external factors such as invasion, or the spread of a dominating religion, or was it due to internal factors such as political or economic issues....   [tags: government, economies, infrastructure]
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The Destruction of the Anthropocene Era - In this article, the author talked about of the life experiences that he had in 2003; when he was a private in the U.S. Army. He compared Baghdad destruction with its infrastructure and civilization, made by humans after their invasion and the destruction he found when he was back in the states. But this time, the destruction was made by nature.He learned to die in Iraq and now in the states, he learns to live without a future, in the new era. It is The Anthropocene, the different modus Vivendi....   [tags: humans, environment, infrastructure] 1073 words
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How Urbanization is Defining the New Generation - ... Economic status, ethnicity, and gender deter 67 million children from attending primary school. Urban educational facilities are often overcrowded, under staffed, and labeled as poor quality, leading parents to pressure their children to follow paths away from education. Private schools offer engaging curriculum and safe environment for cognitive growth, however the steep price and social stigma bar many children from participating. The dichotomy between public and private education is seen in both developed states like the United States and developing states like India....   [tags: environments, education, infrastructure] 796 words
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IT Project in the Health Industry for ZAP Pharmaceutical - Introduction: ZAP Pharmaceutical We are managing a large IT project in the healthcare industry for ZAP. Our project consist of the following task: refurbish the existing office building; install the IT infrastructure, and outfit the area for our new telephone answering hub. The project is in the execution phase, with three quarters of the work finish - refurbishing and installation of the infrastructure currently being done in concert with each other, and new office equipment is on order. We have four vendors working on this project under fixed price contracts: Bear’s Construction Company, Anne’s Interior Design, Roxy’s IT Services and Sheba’s Office Equipment....   [tags: refurbishment, infrastructure, network]
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The Preparation Plan for Redesigning Gadgets INC. Network - ... On two another machines it will handle the DNS and the WINS servers for redundancy. The company has four Windows Server 2003 computers which will be remaining in the system acting as the file and print servers. The functional level will be set for Windows Server 2003. The sites will allow services to be accessed locally. There are going to be ten organizational objects that are going to be used, IT Dept., ER&D, Production, Managers, and Marketing, IT Dept. Computers, ER&D Computers, Production Computers, Managers Computers, and Marketing Computers....   [tags: computers, data, infrastructure] 1206 words
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E-Commerce Capabilities and Orgainzational Culture in the Malaysian Hotel Industry - ... The e-commerce technology can enhance the strength of other resources and capabilities and can also lessen the weaknesses of other resources as it can easily integrate, develop and merged with the other resources such as management skills and customer networks. The main source for e-commerce performance is the management skills. The management have the ability to interact with the user community and capable to integrate with the information technology applications in order to plan the processes and business strategies....   [tags: data processing, infrastructure information] 601 words
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Should Australia reconsider its financial obligations and redirect funding to nationally devastated areas? - Issue: Should Australia reconsider its financial obligations and redirect funding to nationally devastated areas. Concept: International Relationships Topic 7: People Power and Politics in the Post-war Period Task 1.Name and describe a controversial contemporary social, economic, political or technological issue. With appropriate evidence, show that the issue has contemporary social significance. Explain why the issue is relevant to secondary school students. An earthquake measuring Australia is no stranger to ‘natural disasters’ that include bushfires, floods, severe storms, earthquakes, landslides and cyclones....   [tags: rebuilding infrastructure in Queensland] 1966 words
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The Link in Bringing the City and People Together with Urban Design - ... Cyber space is a new mode of place. It eliminates distance and as a result has minimized the importance and meaning of place (Sepe & Pitt, 2014). There are three conditions that must be met in order to allow for public interaction: (1) open persons, the accessibility for an encounter with others, (2) Open regions/ locales, a situated place which is mutually accessible to all, and (3) triangulation, external stimulates that creates opportunities for strangers to talk to each other (Aelbrechy, 2010)....   [tags: building, cyberspace, infrastructure]
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The Cloud Service Provider and Its Protection of Company Data - Because information and technology is the cornerstone for a wide array of businesses, keeping those resources protected and secure is a top priority. Moving to the cloud can alleviate some of the security overhead from organizations, but it also requires a closer look at the client/provider relationship. This association, and the mutual provisions and expectations, between entities is explicitly defined within the service level agreement (SLA). Therefore, it is important that the SLA includes considerations that will protect critical business data and processes while they are in the hands of a third party....   [tags: Privacy Levels, Global Infrastructure]
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An Application to a Civil Engineering Program - No matter which way we look, the world is growing with more demand for creative and peculiar constructions with strong infrastructure. Chiang Mai, the city I currently live in is no different from the rest of the world, growing richer with buildings. To see the city’s style change into an environment with more human’s intervention made me realize that the shape of society is now in our hands. Together with the growing concerns of natural disasters and population growth, I realized civil engineers play a crucial role in every societies, designing more efficient structures that can provide safety and happiness, which attracted my interest into being one....   [tags: infrastructure, education, society] 571 words
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Department of Defense Strategy for Operating in Cyberspace - This paradigm has enabled adversaries of the U.S. to sidestep the military supremacy of the U.S and conduct asymmetric cyber-attacks against the less secured private sector of America. Adopting this approach nullifies the ability of the U.S. to respond militarily as there is no definitive redline that an adversary cannot cross in which military action would be warranted. As a result of this nexus, the private and public networked sectors have become the new front line of twenty-first century warfare (Adams, 2001)....   [tags: cyber-attacks, modern infrastructure]
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Haiti´s 2010 Earthquake and Its Effect - Introduction On the 12th of January 2010, a quake 15 miles southwest of Port-au-Prince devastated the people of Haiti. The magnitude of the quake was 7.0 with many aftershocks to follow the initial quake. The damage was so cataclysmic which led to the occurrence of many casualties, about 300,000 people were injured and over one million were left homeless. Haiti is the poorest nation in the western hemisphere and is still struggling to rebuild itself. (Poster of the Haiti Earthquake, USGS Newsroom) How it was caused The earthquake happened on a known fault line between the conservative plate boundaries of the North American and Caribbean plate....   [tags: Infrastructure, Tsunami, Death] 801 words
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The History of the Chicago Skyway - ... In response to this, the highway alignment was changed in order to better accommodate this traffic, with the terminus moved to the state line at the intersection of 106th street and Indianapolis Avenue. This plan had a major flaw however, as the Indiana Toll Road had no highway to connect with when it arrived at the state line. Faced with the prospect of a significant increase in traffic on the city’s south side, the Chicago Plan Commission decided to take another look at the shelved Southeast Expressway proposal....   [tags: automotive communication infrastructure] 902 words
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Cloud Computing on the Internet - Cloud computing refers to hosting services provided over the Internet. The Internet connects the users to the subscribed remote database, where all the consumers under the cloud service will use a pooled set of resources with the infrastructure cost being shared across everyone. The cloud computing allows the user to share the data, ranging from common word processing software to customized computer programs, from the same remote database. Cloud computing is also an attractive alternative for more storage capacity and disaster recovery....   [tags: infrastructure, recovery, storage] 2284 words
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Increasing the Use of Bicycles - ... It can be seen from the chart below: Distance of Student Housing from Private Vehicle users, 2012, Source : ecocampus.itb.ac.id From the comparisons chart, we can conclude that use of motor vehicles is very dominant for both short and long trips. This is due to the ease and flexibility as well as cheap when using a motor vehicle so that people prefer private vehicles, especially when using existing bicycle facilities less support to travel using a bicycle, both in terms of safety and convenience and lack of parking facilities at every place Bicycle is still has a user in Bandung, Bicycle is mode of transportation with primarily for recreational and sport function....   [tags: vehicles, environment, infrastructure] 3030 words
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