network interface controller


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network interface controller

(hardware, networking)
(NIC or "network interface card") An adapter circuit board installed in a computer to provide a physical connection to a network.

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The current Marvell AVB products include switches, SOCs and a PC network interface controller.
He is credited with developing the world's first Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) network interface controller (NIC) and single-chip multi-channel GbE switch.
The complete hardware/software solution offering includes a high-performance MOST Network Interface Controller (NIC), associated software stack, and application-tailored intellectual property (IP) cores.
Highly Integrated FPGA-Based MOST Network Interface Controller Solution Enables Flexible System Partitioning for Infotainment Applications
The DPO4000 provides the foundation for Datamax's DMXNet Print Server Card, an internal Network Interface Controller that enables the printer to provide Ethernet/Internet connectivity.
At Cisco, he pioneered the development and use of ternary content-addressable memories (TCAMs) in communications systems, and developed the world's first Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) network interface controller (NIC) and multichannel GbE switch.
Additionally, Microchip has begun enabling designers to use the Linux operating system with its portfolio of MOST network interface controllers.
Linux Driver supporting Microchip's MOST network interface controllers has been incorporated into the staging section of the Linux Mainline Kernel 4.
Through replacing additional FCoE switches and reducing numbers of network interface controllers (NICs) and cables, the new FCoE interface can reduce investment and maintenance costs of data center storage systems and network by over 50%.
a privately-held developer of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) network interface controllers (NICs) with advanced Ethernet processing technology for server networking, network storage and clustering applications.
This provides the capability required to support the added functionality of today's Ethernet Network Interface Controllers.

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