Definitions for "Modem pool"
Keywords:  pool, bruin, loginid, trigris, acpub
Bruin OnLine provides modem dial-up access to the campus network through three banks (or pools) of 56Kbps modems. Access through all modem services requires a valid university LoginID and password. When a modem dials up the network, it is automatically switched to one of the available modems in that modem pool.
(Modem Bank) This is a group of modems that answer calls at a single phone number and connect the caller to a resource. Usually, a phone switch takes care of the actual "pooling" of modems. Thus, if one modem is busy, it forwards calls to the next one.
This is a group of modems that answer calls at a single phone number and connect callers to a specific resource. ISPs use modem pools to connect callers to the Internet. You call a single number and get connected to the Internet. Many offices use modem pools to connect callers to the LAN or WAN. Usually, a phone switch takes care of the actual "pooling" of modems. Thus, if one modem is busy, it forwards calls to the next one. Well known modem-pool equipment can be found at Ericsson (Trigris) and Shiva.
a number of modems on the same card (such as a multiport modem card) or many modems in an external chassis (something like an external modem)