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 for Network File System
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Network File System
      (NFS) A protocol developed by
     Sun Microsystems, and defined in RFC 1094, which allows a
     computer to access files over a network as if they were on its
     local disks.  This protocol has been incorporated in
     products by more than two hundred companies, and is now a de
     facto standard.  NFS is implemented using a connectionless
     protocol ({UDP}) in order to make it stateless.
     See Nightmare File System, WebNFS.

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