Definition of ECN

A frame relay network technology for, monitoring and adapting to the network bandwidth available for delivery of data packets between source and destination nodes. Either the source or the destination node may set a bit in a packet header to request that the transmission or request rate be decreased.

Computer Science

Other definitions of ECN

A group of geographically dispersed cache servers that distributes and delivers contents faster by serving the contents from the cache servers that are closest to the users. An ECN routes the requests efficiently to reduce the network latency and to reduce the load on the origin servers.

Computer Science