A CDE Definition
IP address reservation
The assignment of a static (fixed) address to a device on a TCP/IP network. See static IP address.
static IP address
A permanent numeric identification assigned by the network administrator to a node in a TCP/IP network. Static IP addresses are used for shared resources such as Web servers, PBXs and Webcams.
ISPs assign static IP addresses to the Internet connections of their business customers, which pay a premium over residential users. Contrast with dynamic IP address. See IP address.
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