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ter·a·bit

 (tĕr′ə-bĭt′)
n. Computers
1. One trillion bits.
2. 1,099,511,627,776 (240) bits.
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Noun1.terabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
Gbit, gigabit, Gb - a unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits
Pbit, petabit, Pb - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabits or 10^15 bits
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According to Net Insight, with terabit capacity the Nimbra 1060 gives managed media networks the speed and performance they need.
The demand for network speeds operating from 25Gbit/s up to 400Gbit/s (known as the Terabit Ethernet, or TbE) is increasing, putting designers of switches and routers under pressure to maintain signal integrity in more challenging environments.
This year's SCinet leverages the CenturyLink core optical transport network and the Infinera XT-3600 platform, powered by the fourth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4), to deliver super-channel-based terabit capacity to the conference site.
While not all organisations would require it, terabit capacity is needed in areas such as advances in healthcare offered by genomics - where Mr Thompson said the region could become a leading European centre of excellence.
The Intelligent Transport Network builds on the foundation of the Digital Optical Network, expanding the original vision as service providers and internet content providers prepare for the Terabit Era.
Using sophisticated transmitter processing, it can also deliver up to 30 percent capacity improvements in new flexible grid environments, providing customers with an efficient migration path to Terabit networking.
Originating in Fujairah (UAE) the 12.8 Terabits per second fiber optic cable will pass through Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Amman (Jordan), Tartous (Syria) and will end in Istanbul (Turkey),.
With 64-10GbE ports, up to four-40GbE ports and 1.28 terabits of non-blocking throughput, the RackSwitch G8264 is designed for HPC clusters, cloud computing, algorithmic trading and other I/O-intensive and highly virtualized workloads.
For the first time in its history, yesterday evening at 9.17pm the exchange reached a transfer peak of 1 Terabit per second.
Apresia 15000-64XL-PSR (hereinafter called 64XL) is a terabit box switch that implements 2 40G uplink ports, and 64 1G/10G SFP/SFP+ ports on a 2U size unit.
It is the first terabit, terrestrial cable that connects Europe with the region and will provide extra capacity to help fulfil the expected future need which will be fuelled by broadband growth, multimedia applications and video.