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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.

Have Control Over Remote Access—It's Time to Deploy New Laptops
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals several helpful tips surrounding the secure deployment of new laptops.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Cypress Semiconductor Case Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cypress Semiconductor is a leading global designer and manufacturer of mixed-signal, programmable solutions with 3,500 employees. It needed to bring new products to market before its competitors while reducing design costs, cutting total cycle time (TCT) and increasing potential revenues and profit margins.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

Networks That Know Security
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why a multidimensional approach to network security is crucial to minimize any potential risks.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Dynamic Infrastructures for VMware vCloud
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to discover how a VMware-based infrastructure solution can accelerate cloud infrastructure implementation, while reducing maintenance costs and effort.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Fujitsu

WebSphere DataPower Integration Blade XI50B
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about WebSphere DataPower Integration Blade XI50B, a specialized, high-performance hardware appliance that can empower you t improve competitiveness by helping to strengthen business connectivity with partners and customers, and between internal organizations, add specialized connectivity, integration and more.
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 | Published: 12 Apr 2012

IBM

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: System Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, an Engineered System consisting of software, firmware, and hardware designed to meet the highest standards of reliability, serviceability and performance.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

IBM PureFlex Systems with VMWare: Cloud-ready virtualization with the flexibility of an expert integrated system
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the benefits of combining IBM PureFlex System with VMware. Inside, discover how you can implement a reliable cloud-ready infrastructure with integrated hardware and software designed for efficient virtualization. Discover if this combination will bring the benefits your organization needs.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Dell: Expanding Its Position as an HPC Market Leader
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: With several offerings available, choosing the ideal high performance computing (HPC) offering for your business can be a daunting task. This resource examines one well-reputed HPC vendor and explains how it differentiates itself in the competitive marketplace.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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
 
 
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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