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offload

[′ȯf‚lōd]
(computer science)
To transfer operations from one computer to another, usually from a large computer to a smaller one.

offload

(1) To transfer data from one device to another; for example, to move a video from a camcorder to a computer. See also upload and download.

(2) To transfer an executable function from one computing device to another; for example, to move a firewall from the computer to the network router.
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Next-generation' solution for wireless offloading of full HD video
I could see the plane's nose up into the sky and its tail crashed on the ground during offloading.
USCG also approved an offloading manual for gulf operations.
Now is the time for carriers to deploy service provider Wi-Fi and offloading solutions not only to alleviate traffic on crowded mobile data networks, but also as a way to increase customer loyalty by providing carrier-class Wi-Fi services.
In addition, BH Telecom will be presenting at Data Offloading Strategies from the 5[sup.
The TCP/IP offload engine (TOE) comes the closest to being a pure protocol processor and has as its core purpose, the offloading of TCP/IP protocols from the host processor to the hardware on the adapter or in the system.
To stay relevant and reduce churn while saving costs by offloading traffic to Wi-Fi, operators must support all kinds of devices and offer Wi-Fi services at strategic venues such as shopping malls, stadiums and restaurants.
With the acquired technology from SBM Offshore, we will strengthen our total offering within offloading oil and gas, while SBM Offshore will remain a strategic partner to Trelleborg in terms of the development of offloading technologies, says Mikael Fryklund, President of the Trelleborg Industrial Solutions business area.
The Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) Market 2011-2021 ,report details these trends providing detailed global and regional market forecasts from 2011-2021.
By offloading the TCP/IP stack with the TINA solution onto an intelligent NIC, servers are able to meet networking performance demands while sparing precious CPU cycles for applications, all in a very cost efficient manner," said Dave Fraser, vice president and general manager of Wind River's Networks business unit, in a recent press release.
As mobile operators face overwhelming bandwidth demands from data-hungry subscribers, Wi-Fi offloading is an important approach to helping ease congestion and control capital expenditure.
Offloading NVGRE encapsulated frames allows all stateless NIC offloads to be preserved, resulting in line-rate performance and low CPU utilization for virtualized networks.