remote-access data processing

Remote access

In telecommunication, the term remote access has the following meanings:

  1. Pertaining to communication with a data processing facility from a remote location or facility through a data link. One of the more common methods of providing this type of remote access is using a VPN.
    1. Remote desktop software
  2. A PABX service feature that allows a user at a remote location to access by telephone PABX features, such as access to Wide Area Telephone Service (WATS) lines.
  3. RemoteAccess is also the name of a DOS-based BBS software.

Note: For remote access, individual authorization codes are usually required.

Source: Portions from Federal Standard 1037C

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