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emulate

To imitate the operation of another device or platform. It enables another digital standard to be processed by equipment that normally deals with its own native format or protocol. See emulator.
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He added, "Each PacketExpert(TM)-IPLinkSim(TM) unit emulates a bi-directional IP WAN link.
The product emulates the realistic behaviour of users and devices required to test elements at the network edge, including border controllers, firewalls and deep packet inspection devices, as well as security and application level gateways.
Since that software emulates the tape management application the customer already uses, the disk library interprets the vault or eject commands of the backup application and writes out to a tape library in native tape format.
The first, SRM 2518, emulates the differential group delay in a long length of optical fiber.
To emulate an old computer indefinitely, the user must be able to run a program that emulates the old computer on nearly any future computer.
The model 8250 cable network and interference emulator emulates critical hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) cable network impairments in a controllable laboratory instrument.
has announced general availability of its DX30--a disk-based backup solution that emulates a tape library.