MIF

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MIF

MIF

(1) (Maker Interchange Format) An alternate file format for a FrameMaker document. A MIF file is ASCII text, which can be created in another program and imported into FrameMaker.

(2) (Management Information File) A DMI file format that describes a hardware or software component used in a PC. It can contain data, code or both. See DMI.

(3) (Machine Interface Format) A proprietary language for configuring Ascend networking devices. Instead of setting up via menus one option at a time, a MIF file can be created with all the changes and uploaded to the unit.

(4) (Multiple Image Facility) The management of ESCON and FICON mainframe channels so that multiple LPARs (Logical PARtitions) may share it concurrently. See ESCON, FICON and LPAR.
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Today, Ciena and collaborating customers Southern Cross and Vodafone New Zealand showcased trans-Pacific uncompressed 4K encrypted video transmission at the GLIF (Global Lambda Interchange Facility) annual conference, hosted by REANNZ (Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand Ltd).
NORDUnet provides global network connectivity, and is a key contributor to international partnerships such as GEANT, GLIF, and GLORIAD.
The network will be utilized for real-time data intensive demonstrations for the GLIF 2014 Conference, as of 29 September.
This report also includes key data from the minimally invasive spinal (MIS) fusion market, including XLIF, AxiaLIF, GLIF, DLIF, MIS PLIF and MIS TLIF approaches.
The investment takes the type of equity and preference shares, providing GLIF a fifth of the overall firm.
The University and Amsterdam and Ciena recently partnered in a similar experiment that produced a high-speed, long-haul 40GbE network showcased at the GLIF meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.