An extended variant of the MGCP call signaling protocol. The NCS architecture places call state and feature implementation in a centralized component, the Call Management Server (CMS), and places device control intelligence in the MTA.
Network Computing System. A set of software tools developed by Apollo Computer Inc. that conform to the Network Computing Architecture. These tools include the Remote Procedure Call runtime library and the Location Broker. NCS is the underlying communications protocol used by License Use Management to transmit licensing transactions between clients and servers. Messages are broadcast from clients to the NCS-managed network.
National Compensation Survey. A survey of salaries, wages, and benefits produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes local, regional, and nationwide data. The NCS is designed to replace the Employment Cost Index (ECI), the Occupational Compensation Survey Program (OCSP), and Employee Benefits Survey (EBS).
An Inmarsat network co-ordination station; a specially equipped LES appointed as the NCS for each Inmarsat system and ocean region, which monitors and co-ordinates the operation of all of the MESs and SPs within that ocean region.
National Crime Squad. The National Crime Squad's role is to combat national and international serious and organised crime, typically drug trafficking, immigration, illegal arms trafficking, money laundering, counterfeit currency, kidnap and extortion.
New community schools are now know as Integrated Community Schools. An integrated community school encourages closer and better joint working among education, health and social work agencies and professionals, greater pupil and parental involvement in schools, and improved support and service provision for vulnerable children and young people.
Natural Color System. An internationally recognised system for colour selection, specification, communication and control of colour in architecture, design, marketing, manufacturing, education and research.