megabytes per second


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megabytes per second

(unit)
(MBps, MB/s) Millions of bytes per second. A unit of data rate. 1 MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes per second (not 1,048,576).
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Ultra ATA/100 will be available in Quantum products shipping in the fall of 2000, delivering data throughput of 100 megabytes per second.
The results of these tests--captured in two separate reports that are now available--validate that ProtecTIER is the only enterprise scale de-duplication solution on the market today, concurrently offering 25:1 data de-duplication, over 220 Megabytes per second throughput and up to 1 Petabyte capacity.
SanDisk Extreme III CompactFlash cards, among the fastest in the industry, have minimum write and read speeds of 20 megabytes per second (160 megabits per second).
For example, Enhanced Super Parallel Processing Technology (ESP) lets SD(TM) and CompactFlash(R) variants sustain a write speed of 20 megabytes per second (MB/Sec)(a).
Packet capture and storage to the hard disk subsystem, not just RAM, is in excess of 300 MegaBytes per second, the equivalent of well over 2 Gigabits per second, on a sustained basis.
Using drives with a 7200RPM spindle speed and combining to feature up to a 16 Megabyte (MB) data buffer, these solutions take full advantage of the 100 Megabytes per second data rates supported by the FireWire 800 interface.
With Capacities Up to 176 Gigabytes and Burst Performance of 320 Megabytes per Second, the FFD(TM) Ultra320 SCSI Provides Highly Reliable Solid-State Data Storage for Mission Critical Systems
2 megabytes per second sustained write, 5 megabytes per second sustained read (including software overhead)
Designed to combine high-speed Oxford bridge solutions and the fastest drive mechanisms available, the new 300GB Mercury Elite solutions provide data transfer rates from 60 Megabytes per second (MBps) for the FireWire 800 solutions to more than 40MBps for the FireWire/USB combo solutions.
Performance: DiskOnChip G4 offers many features that allow it to offer very fast boot speeds (including OS and file system overhead) and a sustained read speed of over 10 megabytes per second.
With a per unit range of up to 15 miles, and data transmission speeds in excess of 500 megabytes per second, XRF link provides high speed Internet access, voice, HDTV, and other data transmission at speeds 300 times faster than T-1 technology, making XRF one of the fastest commercially available technologies for communications and data transmission.