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net′work comput`er


n.
a relatively inexpensive computer with minimal processing power, designed primarily to provide access to computer networks, as corporate intranets or the Internet. Abbr.: NC
[1990–95]
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The 5-Gigabit model (NP-2/5) is a scaled down version of the 10-Gigabit network processor (NP-2/10) and extends EZchip's reach into lower speed segments of the Metro Ethernet market.
Teja NP enables network system designers to define a complete system's application logic in a C-based model that is independent of the specific Intel network processor and board configuration.
Using Teja NP, developers define a complete system's application logic in a C-based model that is independent of the specific Intel network processor and board configuration.
The leading system vendors are adopting flexible network processors in the Carrier Ethernet space to better deal with data processing demands that fixed-function in-house ASICs are less suitable for.
EZchip's NP-1c is the only 10Gbps network processor to date to pass The Linley Group's rigorous LinleyBench.
Our industry-leading storage network processor architecture combines full application programmability with front-end and back-end protocol processing in one chip for record breaking performance, power and real estate metrics which can be used to great benefit in today's high density infrastructures like blade centers," said Martin Mainini, director of marketing at iVivity.
The Intel IXDP2400 and Intel IXDP2800 Development Platforms provide a robust board-level development environment with dual network processor ingress/egress baseboards, PCI 2.
Sidewinder includes an Intel IXP465 network processor at 667 MHz, 128 MB of DDR RAM with ECC, 32 MB Flash, a five-port 10/100 Ethernet switch, one 10/100 Ethernet WAN port, two MiniPCI slots for WLAN or WiMAX support, five RJ-11 telephone ports, three USB 2.
With Coyote, ADI Engineering will offer a cost optimized yet scalable gateway platform for the Intel IXP422 network processor, offering system vendors a highly integrated data gateway solution for ADSL gateways/routers, wireless access points, and IADs.
More than 25 network equipment manufacturers have chosen the IXP1200 Network Processor for a range of applications, including multiservice switches and routers, access platforms and virtual private networking (VPN) systems.
The X11 is the only network processor that meets our strict scalability, availability and manageability requirements, while still delivering the cost-performance benefits of Ethernet," said Yoav Kluger, Chief Technology Officer of Atrica.

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