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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.

Reworking the Infrastructure for IT Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper focuses on the ability of pre-integrated, pre-configured, and pre-optimized hardware platforms to help improve efficiency in modern data centers.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Bring Increased Agility & Availability to Business Applications
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WHITE PAPER: Read this informative white paper now to uncover the key features of a virtualization tool which will help you expand the benefits of virtualization to business applications such as SQL Server.
Posted: 01 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NEC Corporation of America

Desktop Virtualization for On-Demand Growth
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, informative resource to find out how one data center solution can provide you with the support you need for desktop virtualization.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

What to look for when evaluating NGFW
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes the results of three independent tests that can help you select a next-generation firewall, as well as links to public research that you can examine yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Indonesia Stock Exchange halves its hardware investment cost with a Red Hat Solution
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper explains how the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX) was able to half its hardware costs by leveraging a Linux system to support trading machines, surveillance machines, database engines, and more.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Red Hat and Intel

Customers Achieve Extreme Performance at Lowest Cost with Oracle Exadata Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains a sampling of real business results that organizations in a variety of industries worldwide have achieved by implementing Oracle Exadata. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a memory-optimized relational database that provides detailed visibility into the performance of your critical applications. Learn more about this platform and its key features and installation steps here.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12C
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies must adapt their management practices to provide proper control over resources in the cloud. This white paper showcases a management tool designed with these types of environments in mind and discusses its key features and benefits.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Why Linux Virtualization is Ready for Prime Time
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the benefits of virtualizing Linux workloads. This resource examines the historical concerns about Linux virtualization and outlines how enterprises can safely make this transition.
Posted: 20 Sep 2012 | Published: 20 Sep 2012

Red Hat and HP
 
 
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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