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    • A
      Access Gateway

      A type of gateway that provides a user-network interface.

      AD management server

      The active directory (AD) management server, an infrastructure component where the AD service is deployed, provides directory service functions for centralized organization management and network resource access.

      Advanced RISC Machine

      The Advanced RISC Machine (ARM) architecture is 32-bit reduced instruction set computing (RISC) processor architecture. It is widely used in a large number of embedded systems.

      AG

      See Access Gateway

      ARM

      See Advanced RISC Machine

    • C
      Console

      The Workspace service page. Tenant administrators can subscribe to the service, and create and manage cloud desktops by using Console.

    • D
      desktop

      A desktop is a virtual computer system where desktop agent software is installed and that can interact with desktop management components.

      Digital Visual Interface

      A digital video interface.

      DVI

      See Digital Visual Interface

    F-J

      • G
        GPU

        See Graphics Processing Unit

        Graphics Processing Unit

        A Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), also referred to as a video core, a visual processing unit, or a video chip, is a specialized microprocessor that performs an operation such as image processing or calculation on a PC, a workstation, a game console, and some other devices. GPUs can be used for image rendering.

      • H
        HDP

        See Huawei Desktop Protocol

        Huawei Desktop Protocol

        Huawei Desktop Protocol (HDP) is a desktop protocol used to control user desktop access.

      K-O

        • L
          LiteAD

          See LiteAD

          LiteAD

          LiteAD is a lightweight domain controller. It provides simple domain management functions, such as user authentication, group member identity, computer management, naming service, address allocation, and time synchronization.

        • M
          mobile terminal

          A mobile terminal is a mobile device used for logging in to and using Workspace desktops, including tablets and iOS and Android smart devices.

        P-T

          • R
            redirection

            Redirection is a capability that uses various methods to change the directions of network requests and send the requests to other locations (for example, USB port redirection and file redirection. The change of route selections is also a type of redirection on data packet paths.).

          • S
            SC

            See software client

            software client

            A software client (SC) runs on physical computers (PCs) running Windows or Mac OS and is used for logging in to and accessing Workspace desktops.

          • T
            TC

            See thin client

            thin client

            A thin client (TC) is a PC-standard-compliant computer that uses an embedded processor and small-sized flash memory and runs a simplified OS. TCs of various models provide different performance, peripheral ports, and operation portals. The variety of TCs meets the requirements of different scenarios, such as common office, high security, and high-performance graphics design.

          U-Z

            • V
              vCPU

              See Virtual Central Processing Unit

              VGA

              See video graphics array

              video graphics array

              Video graphics array (VGA) is a video transmission standard released by IBM in 1987. VGA features high resolution, high display speed, and rich color. VGA is widely applied in color monitors. VGA does not support hot swapping and audio transmission.

              Virtual Central Processing Unit

              CPU virtualization indicates that one CPU can simulate multiple CPUs working in parallel. In this mode, multiple OSs can run on the same platform where all application programs run in independent space. CPU virtualization highly improves the working efficiency of computers.

              Virtual Network Console

              An auxiliary desktop login method used when desktop login fails due to network faults of the desktop operating system.

              virtual machine

              A virtual machine (VM) is a software-simulated complete computer system that has complete hardware system functions and runs in a completely isolated environment.

              VNC

              See Virtual Network Console

            • W
              Workspace

              Workspace is a cloud computing-based desktop service that outperforms PCs and the conventional Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution.