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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.

Dell PowerEdge C8000 Series: Flexible, Powerful, and Efficient
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief resource to learn about the Dell PowerEdge C8000 – the only shared infrastructure which enables organizations to easily reconfigure, refresh and scale out as needed.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Top 3 Reasons for IT to Adopt Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains the three major reasons organizations should absolutely consider VDI for the business.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013

VMware

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

Solihull Council Marks a Decade with Red Hat Open Source Technology , Saving over £1 Million
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: In this informative paper, learn why a government industry has relied on the same Linux solution for the past ten years, using an open source model to simplify software and hardware implementations, reduce costs, and more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Red Hat and HP

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®

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

Efficient Data Center: Using data center instrumentation and server refresh to optimize compute performance in constrained environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current state of data center power and cooling. Explore the advantages of a hardware refresh and determine if an upgrade is right for your organization.
Posted: 29 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Oracle x86 Rack Servers Optimized for Rapid Deployments and Operational Efficiency
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals key factors to consider when selecting a server and explains why more and more organizations are relying on x86 platforms. Access key findings from your peers concerning their spending on servers, power and cooling expenses, and more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Oracle Corporation

Plan for Success when Migrating from GroupWise to Office 365
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this exclusive white paper to find out how you can utilize key factors of migration from GroupWise to Office 365, to propel yourself through a successful transition process.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software
 
 
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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