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1. Football The act or an instance of handing the ball to a teammate during a play.
2. Sports The act or an instance of handing a baton to a teammate in a relay race.
3. The act or an instance of passing something or the control of it from one person or agency to another: a handoff of the aircraft from one control tower to another.
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Noun1.handoff - (American football) a play in which one player hands the ball to a teammatehandoff - (American football) a play in which one player hands the ball to a teammate
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
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Kerravala puts Brocade in this category because of its storage and network strengths, Citrix Systems for virtualization, F5 Networks for networking, and Liquid Computing for fabric computing.
With a new design entry paradigm leveraging a core constraint management system all the way to the back end of the design process, the latest advances in the Cadence Allegro platform provide us with a design flow tailored to our needs," said Tim Kent, vice president of engineering at high performance computing system vendor Liquid Computing.
BEA hopes its Liquid Computing strategy, a combination of current and future BEA technologies centring on web services and SOA (service-oriented architecture), will provide a competitive answer to rival IBM's WebSphere.
A significant component of the company's Liquid Computing vision, standards-based, operating systems like Linux are considered key to developing next-generation application infrastructure designed to fundamentally change the economics of enterprise computing.
Fulcrum Microsystems today announced that its industry leading low-latency FocalPoint silicon has been chosen by Liquid Computing for its recently launched Liquid Elements[TM] unified computing solution, delivering advanced 10GE switching to meet the demand for more cost-effective performance and bandwidth in the data center.
Liquid Computing will work with VAR channel partners and customers to begin delivering the solution to market at the end of this quarter.
Liquid Computing, the leader in unified computing infrastructure for today's dynamic data center, announced the opening of a corporate office in Stamford, CT to support the company's accelerated growth and expansion.
Like HP, Liquid Computing promotes its ability to natively support virtualized workloads as well as any bare-metal application.
In my opinion, Liquid Computing's positioning as a visionary in Gartner's Blade Server Magic Quadrant is a testament to our innovative approach to data center automation and ability to significantly reduce operating costs for customers," said Vikram Desai, CEO of Liquid Computing.
Liquid Computing, the leader in unified computing infrastructure for the dynamic data center, today announced the addition of two highly respected business and technology leaders to its Board of Advisors as it accelerates growth in key sectors, including Federal, State government and service provider markets.
Leading Luxury Travel Network Expands Service and Cuts Operating Costs with Liquid Computing
Panu served on the board of directors of PeopleSupport, Inc (NASDAQ: PSPT) until its acquisition by Aegis in October, and currently serves on the board of Liquid Computing, Inc.

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