Asynchronous Transfer Mode


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asynchronous transfer mode

[‚a¦siŋ·krə·nəs ′tranz·fər ‚mōd]
(communications)
A high-speed packet-switching technology based on cell-oriented switching and multiplexing that uses 53-byte packets to transfer different types of information, such as voice, video, and data, over the same communications network at different speeds. Abbreviated ATM.

Asynchronous Transfer Mode

(communications)
(ATM, or "fast packet") A method for the dynamic allocation of bandwidth using a fixed-size packet (called a cell).

See also ATM Forum, Wideband ATM.

ATM acronyms.

Indiana acronyms.

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Interphase Corporation (Nasdaq:INPH), an international supplier of next-generation networking technologies, today announced the general availability of the 4532 ATM OC-3/STM-1 PMC controller -- the first intelligent Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) controller for third generation wireless.
VideoStorm can seamlessly integrate with asynchronous packet/cell based data networks like asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), Internet Protocol (IP) and synchronous optical transport networks like SONET and SDH.

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