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platform

 [plat´form]
a flat horizontal surface higher than the level of the areas around it.
force platform a small platform that measures variations in downward force between different points on its surface, for assessing stability of stance and posture as a person stands on it. Called also force plate.

platform

a collective term for computer hardware and software components of a particular system.
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The new L4-2G release in our MicroPass product suite of intelligent hardware platforms has been brought to market to deliver greater flexibility and open application development support to our card manufacturer partners, while broadly supporting multi-payment brand requirements.
Network Engines has established itself as the leading vendor of appliance solutions for software systems' companies eager to expand into new markets using dedicated hardware platforms," said Michael Maggio, President and CEO of Newbury Networks.
F5's new series of performance-leading hardware platforms give BIG-IP next-generation application switch products an enormous boost in power, while offering unmatched management, usability and scalability.
Transitive is a leader in providing solutions that allow the transportability of software applications across multiple hardware platforms.
The QuickTransit solution offers a truly unique alternative to the costly and time-consuming process of porting applications, and allows our customers to extract an even greater return from their investment in virtualization solutions and the latest industry-standard hardware platforms.
Transitive[R] Corporation, the leading provider of software that enables transportability of software applications across multiple hardware platforms, today announced that it has served as a successful recipient of knowledge transfer, enabling the University of Manchester in the UK to win the highly coveted "KT Challenge" Award.
New features help IT professionals automate the management of diverse server and client computing platforms with a focus on reducing the cost and complexity of change to new operating environments and hardware platforms like 64 bit.
Transitive[R] Corporation, the leading provider of software that enables transportability of software applications across multiple hardware platforms, announced today that the Luxembourg Stock Exchange has successfully deployed Solaris/SPARC applications on x86-based servers in a virtualized environment using QuickTransit[R] for Solaris/SPARC-to-Linux/x86-64.
The Vortex M6000 VXS/VME data recording and playback systems include fourth generation hardware platforms designed to provide the highest possible streaming data throughput from the I/O interface to the storage system.

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