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intelligent hub

A network device that performs a variety of processing functions, including network management, bridging, routing and switching. Contrast with passive hub and active hub. See hub.


Intelligent Hub
Cabletron's earlier MMAC line of hubs is an example of a scalable, flexible intelligent hub, supporting Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, ATM and WAN connections. This type of device provided a backbone and management for a heterogeneous network. (Image courtesy of Cabletron Systems, Inc.)
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Announced in January 1993, ODS's Infinity Hub line represents a significant advance in intelligent hub technology, including port switching, high density modules, superior RMON based network management, and seamless integration of multiple networking standards (Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI and ATM).
Intelligent hub for all popular audio and video formats
ODS provides connectivity products for diverse enterprise networking environments with one of the industry's broadest product lines of Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI (Fiber Distributed Data Interface), and ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) intelligent hubs.
The Infinity Hub represents a significant advance in intelligent hub technology, including port switching, high density modules, superior RMON based network management, and a seamless integration of multiple networking standards (Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI and ATM).
The Infinity Hub represents a significant advance in intelligent hub technology, including port switching, high density modules, superior RMON based network management, and seamless integration of multiple networking standards (Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI and ATM).
ODS intelligent hubs integrate multiple combinations of Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, and ATM on a large scale while maintaining interoperability, manageability and reliability.
Schmidt has more than 20 years of experience in networking technology and is credited with pioneering the technology that was instrumental in creating the intelligent hub market.
ODS), (Nasdaq-NNM: ODSI) a leading intelligent hub developer for heterogeneous computing environments, announced today three new fiber optic Token Ring products that comply with the current draft of the 802.
MADRAS is designed to work in conjunction with Truevision's new TARGA 2000 SDX and serves as an intelligent hub for interfacing audio and video signals to and from the TARGA-based non-linear editing workstation.
The merger will leverage complementary industry-leading products and expertise: Wellfleet's routing and wide-area network technologies with SynOptics' intelligent hub, switching and sophisticated network management capabilities.
That's the mantra voiced by Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE:CPQ) with its introduction today of 14 new networking products(a), including its first 56K modems(b) and the industry's first truly intelligent hub that automatically adjusts itself to the speed of each users' network interface controller (NIC).
ODS)(Nasdaq-NNM: ODSI), a leading intelligent hub developer for heterogeneous computing environments, has joined the Fast Ethernet Alliance, a multivendor group focused on developing specifications for 100 Megabit per second (Mbps) CSMA/CD (Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detection) Ethernet technology.

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