ATM NIC


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ATM NIC

A network interface card (NIC) that transmits and receives Asynchronous Transfer Mode traffic. It is plugged into the bus of a client station or server.
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Like the ATM NIC, the N3 ETHERset incorporates a modular modem interface to allow connectivity to both xDSL and FTTC access technologies.
In addition to the introduction of the PCI adapter, Newbridge Networks and Interphase have signed an agreement that will enable Newbridge to sell the Interphase PCI ATM NIC with the VIVID product family, which already includes SBus, EISA and GIO Network Interface Cards.
Adaptec's ATM NICs are available in two product lines: ATM25 NICs for PCI, SBus and MicroChannel systems; and the ATM155 NICs for PCI and SBus systems.
We attribute this increase to the superior performance of the RapidFire 6161 and 6162, the first ATM NICs to support ATM's ABR class of service; and to their mission critical quality," said Jorgen Hog, Olicom Vice President of Product Marketing.
The VIVID product line is a comprehensive family of ATM LAN products including ATM switches, ATM NICs, edge switches such as the VIVID Yellow Ridge(TM) Ethernet Switch, route servers and end-to-end SNMP-based network management.
To address these specific requirements, Cisco's ATM Associates offer ATM NICs with a wide range of bus types and media interfaces.
0 standards include 25 Mbps and 155 Mbps ATM NICs for Sbus, PCI and Micro Channel systems, with both unshielded twisted pair (UTP) and multimode fiber media interfaces.
Products under consideration for testing include Adaptec's UltraSCSI, RAID and Fast Ethernet adapters and ATM NICs.
We are very pleased to announce that our family of ATM NICs is interoperable with Cisco's ATM switching products, and, through our joint marketing efforts, we will work with Cisco to speed adoption of ATM to the desktop.
With ATM Router interfaces and ATM NICs holding third and fourth place market share rankings, totaling 12 percent and 9 percent, respectively.