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What does HTTP stand for?

HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol (world wide web protocol)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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a leader in unified communications solutions, today announced that it will incorporate IBM's WebSphere Application Server (WAS) leveraging its converged HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)/Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) container into its IperiaVX platform, an enterprise-class unified communications solution.
the leading provider of intelligent XML-Aware Network (XAN) infrastructure, today announced that the DataPower XS40 XML Security Gateway(TM) and DataPower XA35 XML Accelerator(TM) devices successfully passed all applicable Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) /1.
As a result, carriers have the flexibility to define, sort, filter and display information according to policies defined on setup, using categories such as client and server addresses, transmission control protocol (TCP) and user datagram protocol (UDP) port numbers, time period, and application content including hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) and the uniform resource locator (URL), Web content type, pages, and files.