switching device

switching device

[′swich·iŋ di‚vīs]
(engineering)
An electrical or mechanical device or mechanism, which can bring another device or circuit into an operating or nonoperating state. Also known as switching mechanism.
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Worldwide Computer Products News-7 September 2001-Belkin Components releases USB switching device (C)1995-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Nasdaq:LAVA), a provider of semiconductor design software, today announced that PLX Technology, the leading supplier of PCI Express[R] (PCIe) and other standard input/output (I/O) interconnect, implemented the PLX[R] ExpressLane[TM] PEX 8548 -- the industry's first 48-lane, nine-port PCIe switching device that PLX introduced recently -- using Magma's RTL-to-GDSII integrated circuit (IC) design solution.
Contract notice: RFI remotely controlled switching device for low voltage public networks.
For example, a system can start with Ethernet/IP/MPLS service line cards, providing weight and rate-based services with tens of thousands of queues per port, and later add ATM line cards, providing finer-grained scheduling, hier-archal scheduling and millions of queues per port, if required, all via the same switching device.
The flagship product, the CXE-16, an integrated switching device, can switch up to 24 million packets per second.
NASDAQ:PLXT), the leading supplier of PCI Express[TM] (PCIe) and other standard input/output (I/O) interconnect silicon, today introduced the PLX[R] PEX 8548, the industry's only 48-lane, nine-port PCIe switching device.
Independent market analysts rank SwitchCore as the world's third largest supplier on the Gigabit Ethernet switching device market.
The industry's only five-port, 16-lane PCIe switching device, the PEX 8518 enables demanding applications such as storage systems to move data more efficiently between disk arrays and system memory.
Nasdaq:PLXT), the leading supplier of PCI Express(TM) (PCIe) and other standard input/output (I/O) interconnect silicon to the communications, server, storage, embedded control, and consumer industries, today further expanded its PCIe silicon portfolio with the introduction of the PEX 8518, the industry's only five-port, 16-lane PCIe switching device.
Nasdaq:PLXT), the leading supplier of standard I/O interconnect silicon to the communications, server, storage, embedded-control, and consumer industries, today announced the ExpressLane(TM) PLX(R) PEX 8524 PCI Express (PCIe) switching device.
The PEX 8516 is the industry's only 16-lane PCIe switching device with four flexible ports, two virtual channels, and non-transparent bridging.
The PEX 8532 switching device delivers unprecedented PCI Express switching flexibility by providing up to eight completely configurable ports, on-chip non-transparency for multiprocessor designs, two virtual channels, and both peer-to-peer and fan-out capability.