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wire speed

The bandwidth of a particular transmission or networking system. When data are said to be transmitted at wire speed or at "wire rate," it implies there is little or no software overhead associated with the transmission and that the data travel at the maximum speed of the hardware.
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The T6 powered adapters are based on the sixth generation of its hyper-virtualized Unified Wire ASIC architecture and scaled to deliver 100Gbps wire speed bandwidth, ultra-low latency and high message processing capacity.
The T6 powered adapters are the industry's highest performance Ethernet interfaces, scaling to deliver 100Gbps wire speed bandwidth, ultra low latency and high message processing capacity.
8,296,398 and 8,856,233, is a highly secure, continuous replication solution that replicates only changed data at wire speed, thereby providing bandwidth savings, and ensuring that data is always protected even during peak usage hours.
Each GigE port provides independent Ethernet/VLAN/MPLS/IP and UDP testing at wire speed for applications such as BERT, RFC 2544, Loopback and IP Link Simulation.
The PFS1764 enables users to run all of these advanced features at full wire speed, without impacting performance, to provide unprecedented flexibility and complete control in forwarding packets with an unlimited number of connectivity options.
Now, the software has been enhanced with the capability of Synchronous Multi board wire speed capture and transmission of packets/cells to/from files."
All ports can run at wire speed simultaneously and draw 45% less power than previous generation 10G Ethernet modules for the router, Brocade says.
CipherOptics was selected because of the transparent nature of its network encryption solution and wire speed performance, EOHED said.
The closing chapters describe where an access control list can be used in a switch, identity-based networking services with 802.1X, and new protocols from IEEE that can encrypt all Ethernet frames at wire speed.
These switches combine a layer 2+ switch and layer 3 router in a single board, supporting full wire speed L2 bridging and IP routing with an L2-L4 access list for classification, filtering and prioritization.
We propose to monitor the wire parameters (wire speed and wire consumed quantity) and include them automation controlled process.