port aggregation


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port aggregation

(1) Combining two or more network lines into one. See channel bonding.

(2) Cisco's version of the IEEE 802.3ad "link aggregation" technology (see 802.3ad).
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All of these products deliver port aggregation, replication, wire-speed L2-L7 filtering, real time performance analytics, and built-in coherent flow load balancing.
Its single-chassis design and redundant power supply/cooling components, and support for link resiliency protocols and port aggregation ensured a smoother implementation and improved overall reliability.
The only PCIe switch enabling port configurations from x1 to x16, the PEX 8548's nine ports provide unprecedented flexibility in port aggregation applications, ranging from servers to graphics to storage systems to routers.
Its ability to support jumbo frames and quad port aggregation in a 64-bit environment dramatically improves network performance compared to first generation single-port iSCSI accelerators," said Lalit Jain, CEO of Angstrom Microsystems, "This network performance allows us to play or record uncompressed full-resolution HDTV content across inexpensive Gigabit IP networks.
The user can also use the dual port to allow faster connection to the network by port aggregation or connecting to multiple subnets directly.
This flexibility enables PCIe port aggregation and peer-to-peer communication in a wide range of applications such as Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel adapters, graphics fan-out designs, intelligent I/O modules, and Advanced Mezzanine Cards.
Furthermore, the switch can be used in communication and storage applications for high-speed port aggregation, such as Gigabit Ethernet or Fibre Channel.
The packet-exchange products integrate switched interconnection, port aggregation and rate adaptation needed in many networking applications, such as VPN firewall cards, Ethernet transport and multi-service switches.
Dual network ports and four device ports facilitate advanced port aggregation to reduce SAN complexity in switch-based infrastructures.
For server applications, Xframe can be placed in a standard PCI-X slot for port aggregation replacing many 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports with a single 10 Gigabit Ethernet port, significantly increasing performance and lowering total cost of ownership (TCO).