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congestion

[kən′jes·chən]
(medicine)
An abnormal accumulation of fluid, usually blood, but occasionally bile or mucus, within the vessels of an organ or part.

congestion

When the offered load of a data communication path exceeds the capacity.

congestion

The condition of a network when there is not enough bandwidth to support the current traffic load.
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Woven Systems is the winner of the Editors' Choice Award for "Most Important HPC Networking Product or Technology" for its Active Congestion Management technology.
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The Ethernet Fabric utilizes Woven's Active Congestion Management technology with latency-minimizing routing algorithms to balance traffic flow across the mesh fabric and deliver unprecedented levels of performance.

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