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The One Touch Switching Company (TOTSCo)


The One Touch Switching Company (TOTSCo)
Term Definition
Access Token
A digital key that allows a user or application to access a specific set of resources on a server. It's like a 'ticket' that grants permission to enter and interact with protected areas in a system.
An ACP is an Access Network Provider. ACPs known to TOTSCo will be listed in the commercial onboarding stage of the process.
API (Application Programming Interface)
A set of rules and protocols for building and interacting with software applications. APIs allow different software systems to communicate with each other.
Term Definition
MAP (Managed Access Provider)
A Managed Access Provider, sometimes known as a Third-Party Integrator is a company a CP can partner with to manage message exchanges on their behalf. For more information and a list of TOTSCo Managed Access Providers, please visit the TOTSCo website.
mTLS stands for Mutual Transport Layer Security. It's an enhanced form of Transport Layer Security (TLS) where both the client and the server in a communication exchange authenticate each other's identities using digital certificates.
OAuth 2.0
An open standard for access delegation, used to grant websites or applications access to information on other websites but without giving them the passwords.
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