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active hub

A central connecting device in a network that regenerates signals on the output side to keep the signal strong. Also called a "multiport repeater." Contrast with passive hub and intelligent hub. See hub.
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In addition, certain unique features of the new products make it particularly advantageous for users of Codenoll's CodeNet-CodeStar(R)- 10Base-FP passive fiber optic Ethernet products and users of Fibermux's Crossbow(TM) 10Base-T and 10Base-FL active hub Ethernet products to upgrade to 100-Mbps Fast Ethernet.
In 1998 the New York Mercantile Exchange selected Cinergy to be its transmission hub for Midwest electricity futures trading, which has become the most active hub in the United States.
The community room, with its piano and card table, has become the active hub of resident activity and friendships.
It features nStor's hot-swappable loop resiliency circuit (LRC) cards that handle Fibre Channel re-timing and clock recovery on both the transmit and receive signals, while serving as an active hub for cabinet daisy-chaining.
Ring In and Ring Out ports can be set to connect to another active hub or to a passive MAU.
nStor's hot-swappable loop resiliency circuit (LRC) cards handle Fibre Channel re-timing and clock recovery on both the transmit and receive signals, while acting as an active hub for cabinet daisy-chaining.
TechSpace Xchange's open network approach to investing in and building technology companies is designed to make it an active hub of early-stage investment in the communities where it is based.