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band·width

(band'width),
In MRI, the range of frequencies or wavelengths received for a given image, inversely related to signal:noise ratio; it must be sufficient or wraparound artifact will occur.

bandwidth

1 the range of frequencies that can be satisfactorily transmitted or processed by a system.
2 See bandpass.

bandwidth

Informatics
A measure of the amount of data that can be transmitted at once through a communication conduit.

Multimedia
A theoretical limit of product expandability into different media, venues and market segments.

Telemedicine
A measure of transport—speed of throughput—of data between connected computers.

Vox populi
A popular term for a person’s intelligence—e.g., an unintelligent person would be said to have low bandwidth.

band·width

(band'width)
The arithmetic difference between the upper and lower frequencies of a band of electromagnetic radiation.
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Intel's new platform provides end-users with even greater application performance provided they are connected with interconnects supporting 40Gb/s and above bandwidth speeds," said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies.
Under the implementation, financial details of which were not available, Qwest will interconnect CoSentry's four data centres located in Kansas City, Missouri; Omaha, Nevada Papillon, Nevada and Sioux Falls, South Dakota with QMOE, a completely meshed Ethernet network that provides bandwidth speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) and connects back to Qwest's IP backbone which covers the entire US.
The combined solution offers an impressive feature set, giving SingTel customers the ability to manage a wider variety of services themselves including flexible billing options, variable bandwidth speeds and per-service quality metrics.
With FTTS Swisscom will be able to offer its customers bandwidth speeds of up to 50 Mbps, with up to 100 Mbps expected to be reached by next year.
Dune Networks has developed a scalable chipset that supports bandwidth speeds of up to 100Gb/s per port and can connect more than 10,000 servers (ports) in a single deployment.
According to the company, the service is available in three bandwidth speeds - 500Kb/s, 1Mb/s or 2Mb/s - and three contention ratios - 20:1, 5:1 and 1:1.
Mellanox ConnectXA-3 and SwitchXA interconnect solutions are optimized for Intel Romley and Sandy Bridge, delivering bandwidth speeds up to 56Gb/s for faster faster response time, more efficient utilization and a maximum return-on-investment in high-performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.
Metrolocity, introduced as a new Alpheus product in 2005, provides direct connection with a diverse group of established and emerging competitive communications service providers and network-intensive enterprises at bandwidth speeds from DS-1 to OC-12.
11n clients to take advantage of the higher bandwidth speeds while still supporting the large number of clients expected to use the legacy standards.
It is a scalable network solution that can interconnect data centers and business sites in a Metropolitan Area Network, as well as accommodate the transfer of large amounts of data at high bandwidth speeds between locations.
Within larger urban centers, Ontera is deploying the BLC in a ring configuration to reliably transport a variety of services, such as transparent LAN, hosted VoIP, and Internet access, which demand bandwidth speeds ranging from 10 Mbps Ethernet to Gigabit Ethernet.
Dedicated international access to the Teleglobe IP backbone is available from virtually any country at bandwidth speeds ranging from 64 Kbps to 10Gbps.