Since the early days of information technology, computer and communication professionals have developed their jargon, full of acronyms. Due to the widespread use of computers, a huge group of people is confronted with thousands of computing and communications acronyms without knowing their meaning. This dictionary resolves more than 4,000 broadly uses acronyms and gives concise information, illustrated explanations, and numerous cross-references for the majority of technical terms. Most entries for acronyms associated with organizations, corporations, conferences, etc. include Web links to the respective home pages. All in all, the book constitutes an encyclopedic documentation of information and communication technology organized by acronyms. The book addresses the entire audience of people active or interested in IT, ranging from scientists and researchers to end-users in a variety of application fields including IT managers and marketing people, professionals, students and practitioners.