channel adapter

channel adapter

[′chan·əl ə‚dap·tər]
(computer science)
Equipment that allows devices operating at different rates of speed to be connected and data to be transferred at the slower data rate.
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The IB4X-VXWorks is available with SBS InfiniBand host channel adapter hardware.
16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly released report by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for information about the telecommunications and networking industries, Fibre Channel adapter shipments rose 15 percent quarter to quarter to eclipse 900 thousand ports, the highest level it ever attained.
JNI continues to leverage its years of Solaris leadership in providing best-of-class Fibre Channel adapter products for EMC information storage environments.
NetEffect has developed the industry's highest performing Ethernet channel adapter and is the only company delivering adapters that fully implement the iWARP Ethernet standard, allowing data center managers to realize 10Gbps throughput using existing Ethernet hardware and software.
Network Peripherals' Micro Channel adapter automatically senses the type of system in use and implements the appropriate high performance bus mastering mode.
The server connects to a channel adapter that manages the communication with the switched backplane.
Flextronics, SilverStorm and Voltaire, which tested InfiniBand switches; Mellanox and QLogic, which tested InfiniBand host channel adapters; LSI Logic, which provided InfiniBand-based Engenio storage systems; and NetEffect, which tested an iWARP Ethernet channel adapter.
for the recent introduction of its 10Gb iWARP Ethernet Channel Adapter (ECA).
This collaboration demonstrates the power of Ciara's Intel[R]-based VXRACK[R] product combined with the high-bandwidth, low-latency of NetEffect's 10Gb iWARP Ethernet channel adapter (ECA).
SAN FRANCISCO -- NetEffect, the leader in next generation Ethernet connectivity solutions, today announced they will showcase their 10Gb iWARP Ethernet channel adapter (ECA) at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) to demonstrate Ethernet support for the OpenFabrics software.
AUSTIN, Texas -- NetEffect 10Gb iWARP Ethernet Channel Adapter Excels in Performance and Latency Testing with Fulcrum 10Gb Ethernet Switch Chip Product