asynchronous transfer mode

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Noun1.asynchronous transfer mode - a means of digital communications that is capable of very high speedsasynchronous transfer mode - a means of digital communications that is capable of very high speeds; suitable for transmission of images or voice or video as well as data; "ATM is used for both LAN and WAN"
data communication, digital communication - electronic transmission of information that has been encoded digitally (as for storage and processing by computers)
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mode de transfert asynchrone
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More recently the late nineties provided us with ATM, (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) and this was going to show us the way.
I kick-started my career doing system programming on IBM Mainframes and joined the research and development (R&D) team at IBM's North Carolina Research Triangle Park, where I co-authored one of the IBM red books on asynchronous transfer mode (ATM).
Carriers are building out their 3G networks opting for IP (Internet Protocol) over ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) in the core network as well as the Radio Access Network (RAN).
NetRing TN platform makes it possible to migrate existing aggregation networks from legacy synchronous digital hierarchy/ asynchronous transfer mode (SDH/ATM) to a packet based network for the delivery of high-speed services.
The new product is capable of carrying time division multiplexing (TDM), asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), synchronous digital hierarchy/synchronous optical network (SDH/SONET) and Ethernet over a reliable network, with resiliency at par with TDM networks.
Tokyo, Sept 4, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation announced today the launch of sales for the MN5000 Series, a next generation packet transport device that uses MPLS-TP(1) transmission to enable carrier networks to migrate to packet based networks, such as IP and Ethernet, with existing ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) and TDM (Time Division Multiplexing) transmission technologies, and bolsters NEC's portfolio of packet transport products.
New chapters have been added on access networks, intelligent network application part, signaling for voice communication in packet networks, and asynchronous transfer mode networks.
Paul Stearns, superintendent of School Administrative District #4 in Guilford, Maine, is already using distance education for classes when they "simply cannot find qualified teachers." The state has an Asynchronous Transfer Mode network in place, and the district high school has had a lab, which includes four TV monitors, very sensitive microphones, and automated cameras that follow the teacher, in place for eight years.
Lab equipment and lab facilities (routers, Channel Service Unit/ Data Service Units, Asynchronous Transfer Mode switches, Private Branch Exchange, and communications security equipment) were provided by the BCBL (G) and through a contract with the General Dynamics Corporation.
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has said that its US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Telecommunications Infrastructure (FTI) programme team has successfully completed the Internet Protocol over Asynchronous Transfer Mode (IP over ATM) backbone for the FTI network.
Under the terms of the agreement, SBC will deliver its SBC PremierSERV Asynchronous Transfer Mode Service, Customized Switch Metro Ethernet, and Dedicated Internet Access products to each of the district's buildings at all 15 of its schools.

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