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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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.
Both new and existing investors participated in the offering, encouraged by positive feedback received from traditional and next-generation carriers regarding Avici's Terabit Switch/Router(R) (TSR).
Many have left network management as an item on a to-do list because developers of terabit routers have invested most of their technical resources on high packet forwarding performance.