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  • noun

Synonyms for atm

a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade

a means of digital communications that is capable of very high speeds

an unattended machine (outside some banks) that dispenses money when a personal coded card is used

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After languishing as a rather obscure technology known only to switching engineers and B-ISDN standard makers, ATM has now exploded onto the data communications and telecommunications scene, both as a fabric for broadband switching and as an internetworking panacea for large corporate users.
The 36150 MainStreet ATMnet access switch is a high capacity broadband switch that uses advanced cell switching technology based on B-ISDN Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) standards.
Telenetworks' AAL2 software implements the B-ISDN ATM Adaptation Layer Type 2 AAL in accordance with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) specification I.
Matthews concludes, "The usage of IP will overtake all other protocols around 2003 and will grow steadily, whilst current broadband services such as frame relay, B-ISDN and digital leased circuits, will level off and begin to decline.