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Synonyms for gigabit

a unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits

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As the 10 Gigabit Ethernet standard resulted in an increase in Gigabit Ethernet port density, the 100 Gigabit Ethernet standard will increase 10 Gigabit Ethernet densities, further driving down the costs of 10 Gigabit Ethernet.
The new Linksys line of unmanaged gigabit switches offer resellers and branch office IT administrators a complete portfolio of Linksys unmanaged switches that meet the needs of growing businesses that are looking for a cost effective way to migrate from Ethernet or Fast Ethernet to Gigabit.
The Force10 TeraScale E-Series was designed to deliver long-term investment protection to customers by providing a reliable, high performance network and enabling a seamless transition to 100 Gigabit Ethernet.
A major barrier to the design of these systems has been the lack of a standards-based mapper that enables Gigabit Ethernet streams to be efficiently provisioned into SONET/SDH channels.
As traffic on the network increases and profit margins shrink, the service provider ecosystem, including hosting and content providers, Internet exchanges and IP transit carriers, is increasingly turning to 10 Gigabit Ethernet as a more cost-effective alternative to traditional legacy technologies.
With the industry's most far-reaching offering of tightly integrated, ultra-low power Gigabit Ethernet devices, and a staunch commitment to Gigabit Ethernet, the company continues to set the pace of innovation across market sectors.
Upgrading from Fast Ethernet to Gigabit Ethernet affords ten times the speed, ten times the bandwidth to enable new applications and support file sharing performance, reduced latency and granular Quality of Service (QoS) among other benefits.
Now, with the high density 10 Gigabit Ethernet line cards, True is delivering to its customers the multi-Gigabit connectivity they require without the complexities of linking together multiple Gigabit Ethernet ports.
Our new GigaLINK feature provides scalability and extensibility of architecture from 10 Megabit, to 100 Megabit, to 1 Gigabit, to 10 Gigabit all in one box," said Tom Gallatin, VP of Sales and Marketing for Gigamon.
The P-Series is an expansion of Force10's product portfolio, which includes the E-Series family of Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch/routers and the S-Series family of data center switches.
Vitesse's Gigabit Ethernet technology is one of the most advanced high-speed interface solutions in the market, making it an ideal choice for enabling our Office-in-a-Box SMB networking platform," said Lynelle McKay, vice president and general manager of Freescale's Digital Systems Division.
Technology advances such as the S2410, which bring low cost, high density 10 Gigabit Ethernet to the market, constitute an important first step in advanced data center architecture.
We have shipped more than 15 million Gigabit Ethernet PHYs worldwide and are raising the bar again with the introduction of the VSC8601 and VSC8641, leveraging our unique SimpliPHY technology and innovation.
Force10 Networks today announced that it has expanded its 10 Gigabit Ethernet market share for the sixth consecutive quarter, according to Dell'Oro Group's most recent Ethernet switch survey.
The smooth transition from 10 Gigabit to 100 Gigabit Ethernet demands tight integration between standards groups and system level design advances, Joel Goergen, vice president of technology and chief scientist for Force10 Networks, said today at the ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs workshop.