ATM NIC


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

ATM NIC

A network interface card (NIC) that transmits and receives Asynchronous Transfer Mode traffic. It is plugged into the bus of a client station or server.
References in periodicals archive ?
Adaptec's ATM NICs are available in two product lines: ATM25 NICs for PCI, SBus and MicroChannel systems; and the ATM155 NICs for PCI and SBus systems.
The rise in market share firmly places Olicom as the second-largest vendor of ATM NICs in the world.
We attribute this increase to the superior performance of the RapidFire 6161 and 6162, the first ATM NICs to support ATM's ABR class of service; and to their mission critical quality," said Jorgen Hog, Olicom Vice President of Product Marketing.
To address these specific requirements, Cisco's ATM Associates offer ATM NICs with a wide range of bus types and media interfaces.
Products under consideration for testing include Adaptec's UltraSCSI, RAID and Fast Ethernet adapters and ATM NICs.
We are very pleased to announce that our family of ATM NICs is interoperable with Cisco's ATM switching products, and, through our joint marketing efforts, we will work with Cisco to speed adoption of ATM to the desktop.
With ATM Router interfaces and ATM NICs holding third and fourth place market share rankings, totaling 12 percent and 9 percent, respectively.