gigabit : Definition, Usages, News and More

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

  • Eight applications, ranging from an Amazon book-review tool to a store-and-share space for a gigabit of files, went live Tuesday night.
  • Ultimately, the network will be capable of data-transmission speeds of up to one gigabit per second, says John Lindsay, carrier relations manager at Internode, an Internet service .
  • 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.
News & Articles


  • Leonid Kravchuk in FOXBusiness
    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...
  • Jack Tretton in
    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... Jeetendra (press release) Feb 4, 2009 41961 57697 gigabyte We're choosing to focus on the PlayStation 2 consumer with the PlayStation 2, which remains incredibly relevant, and focus on the PlayStation 3 consumer with the new 40-gigabyte model and the great software coming out," Tretton said....

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