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DEFINITION: An adapter is a physical device that allows one hardware or electronic interface to be adapted (accommodated without loss of function) to another hardware or electronic interface. In a computer, an adapter is often built into a card that can be inserted into a slot on the computer's motherboard. The card adapts information that is exchanged between the computer's microprocessor and the devices that  … 
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Video-Ready - Campus Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Why should your network be "Video-Ready"? Video applications have enabled enterprises to significantly increase worker productivity, improve collaboration, reduce costs, and streamline and optimize business operations. This paper dicusses the factors that will accelerate adoption of video solutions over the next few years.
Posted: 22 May 2009 | Published: 01 May 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Building Information Modeling and Intelligent Green Buildings
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper how building information modeling encourages collaborative behaviors that unlock new, more efficient ways of working at all stages of a project lifecycle. Read on to see how the U.K reduces construction capital cost and carbon burden like by 20%, and learn how your organization can do so as well.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

CommScope

LG Is Raising the Standard of Digital Signage
sponsored by LG Electronics
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive content now to see for yourself how LG is changing the game for displays and monitors. You'll learn about their display technologies and how their commercial LCD displays and monitors are keeping the environment in mind with power consumption savings modes.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

LG Electronics

Brite-Box and Software-Defined Networking Are Driving Innovation and Data Center Network Savings
sponsored by Big Switch Networks
WHITE PAPER: Multivendor network architectures have become a key enterprise strategy for aligning functionality with business need and reducing costs by as much as fifty percent. Access this report from Gartner to see what they found out about software-defined networking.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Nov 2015

Big Switch Networks

Upgrade Your Business by Upgrading to Smaller, Faster Desktops
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Aging desktops lack the latest hardware and software technology, but it can be difficult to tell if it's the right time to invest in new technology. This white paper describes how upgrading your desktops can empower you to manage desktops remotely and save time, consume less power and cut costs, and improve employee productivity.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Technical Support Services for SAP HANA on Power Systems
sponsored by IBM FD
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can ensure your SAP HANA running on Power Systems Infrastructure is available and running optimally by using a support service offering an array of flexible support options for the full lifecycle of your SAP HANA on Power Systems infrastructure.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

IBM FD

Dell Wyse Datacenter for Citrix Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to deliver virtual desktops via XenDesktop 7.1 on Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2 or VMware vSphere 5.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Dell

Reduce data center complexity when you 'go virtual'
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, in-depth resource to find out how HP's latest solution for virtual environments can benefit your organization.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HPE and Intel®

PowerEdge M1000e Blade Chassis
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Check out this concise white paper to find out the key features of this blade chassis that will help you construct your IT infrastructure, as well as a complete list of its technical specifications.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers for Microsoft Exchange 2010
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Explore this solution brief to learn about an innovative rack server series specifically designed to help organizations deploy and effectively run Microsoft Exchange Server environments. Learn more about the advanced features and benefits of this hardware.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

Insight
 
 
ADAPTERS (HARDWARE) DEFINITION (continued): … An adapter is a physical device that allows one hardware or electronic interface to be adapted (accommodated without loss of function) to another hardware or electronic interface. In a computer, an adapter is often built into a card that can be inserted into a slot on the computer's motherboard. The card adapts information that is exchanged between the computer's microprocessor and the devices that the card supports.
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