gigabit gigabit

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Eight applications, ranging from an Amazon book-review tool to a store-and-share space for a gigabit of files, went live Tuesday night.
  2. The devices, trained on each other through windows, can send a gigabit of information per second--600 times faster than the T-1 lines used in many offices.
  3. Today, Cisco manufactures gigabit routers that can handle a billion bits of information a second.

News

  1. Fast fiber: Apps coming at 70 percent the speed of light

    No Google Fiber? No problem -- at least not for developers, some of whom are already writing apps for the coming Gigabit Ethernet world.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Azul Systems and Solarflare Partner to Eliminate Java Application Jitter for Capital Markets

    SIFMA TECH 2013 - Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today entered into a technical partnership with Solarflare, a leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Apps coming at 70 percent the speed of light

    No Google Fiber? No problem -- at least not for developers, some of whom are already writing apps for the coming gigabit Ethernet world. Originally posted at News - Internet & Media
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "The need for a 10 gigabit network is related to the significant dynamic growth of PeterStar's customer traffic," said Ilya Kravchuk, acting general director of PeterStar. "Deploying such a powerful and scalable network is an investment for...
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Leonid Kravchuk Source: FOXBusiness

  2. "With the Summit X650, Extreme Networks is the first and only network vendor to provide the market with a complete family of fixed switches--from 10/100 fixed switches to dense 10 Gigabit fixed switches for top of the rack in the data center-- that...
    on Feb 4, 2009 By: Jeetendra Source: itVARnews.net (press release)

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