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Definition of "stateful" [state•ful]

  • That supports different states, reacting to the same input differently depending on the current state. (adjective)
  • Full of state; stately. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "stateful" in a sentence
  • "CheckPoint is a pioneer in stateful inspection firewalls and, like Avaya and unified communications, is focused solely on the security business with products dedicated to firewalling, VPNs, unified threat management and intrusion prevention."
  • ""We have a technology that we refer to as stateful assessment technology," Ewe said."
  • "Cyberoam UTM delivers the complete range of security features such as stateful inspection firewall, VPN, gateway anti-virus, gateway anti-malware, gateway anti-spam, intrusion prevention system, content filtering in addition to bandwidth management and multiple link management over a single platform."