stat mux


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stat mux

(STATistical MUltipleXor) See statistical multiplexor.
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The new Ethernet-based network connecting access servers into a Tandem-mainframe replaces a proprietary STAT MUX (multiplexing) environment and will provide MediaOne with the technical capabilities necessary to control the communication functions throughout their internal infrastructure.
For every network site, an Astrocom 4100 stat mux sits between the IBC's output ports and an Astrocom 8100 sub-rate digital mux (two 8100s are in use).
The stat mux takes advantage of the fact that asynchronous terminals are sending or receiving data only 10 to 25 percent of the time (synchronous terminals may be found to have higher utilization, but they still are well below 100 percent).