Informatics A high speed LAN hardware standard for communicating among PCs, which can link up to 1024 nodes in a bus network. See Local area network, Packet swltching. Cf Fiber distributed data interface.
Based on the HomePlug AV standard, the 'Powerline' AV Ethernet Adapter Kit provides reliable, high-speed internet and network connections up to 200 Mbps to devices such as digital media receivers, set-top boxes, game consoles, personal computers, networked attached storage and to the home network using existing electrical power outlets.
The combination of Mellanox's ConnectX EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters and IBM System Cluster 1350 and iDataPlex systems enables end-users to improve their business results while reducing data center infrastructure power and to maximize their return on investment.
According to the company its product is the first Ethernet adapter to break the 33MHz barrier, providing a 66MHz host PCI connection that allows latency-sensitive packets to communicate with the host server in half the normal time.
The NE020 is also the first Ethernet adapter to support more than 10Gbps throughput with standard sockets-based applications while driving latency down to levels previously achieved only by costly proprietary solutions.
a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, today announced that Maximum PC magazine has awarded its "Kick Ass Product" designation to the NETGEAR Powerline HD Ethernet Adapters (HDXB101).