terabit


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ter·a·bit

 (tĕr′ə-bĭt′)
n. Computers
1. One trillion bits.
2. 1,099,511,627,776 (240) bits.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS) now has the ability to provide a terabit of mitigation capacity with automatic DDoS defense technology at an unprecedented price point, the company said.
Fiber optic terabit technology may have taken a step forward but it is still by no means commercially ready.
This terabit deployment demonstrates the scale, reliability and efficiency of our network and complements the 100 gigabit Ethernet services we have available to our customers today, said Pieter Poll, senior vice president of national and international network planning at CenturyLink.
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.
He suspects that heat-assisted recording could carry magnetic materials to about 10 terabits per square inch.
For high-end switching applications, multiple SE200 devices can be designed into a single stage topology to scale fabric capacities to terabit speeds.
76 terabits per second -- which is four times the current capacity.
IDC forecasts that, by 2003, gigabit and terabit routers will account for close to 83% of service provider spending on all types of routers.
A terabit router, at a trillion bits per second, would be 1,000 times faster.
This is a milestone for the terabit startups, nearly all of who have been acquired, especially with rumors running rampant about nobody having a working system.