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DEFINITION: Also see stackable hub.In general, a hub is the central part of a wheel where the spokes come together. The term is familiar to frequent fliers who travel through airport "hubs" to make connecting flights from one point to another. In data communications, a hub is a place of convergence where data arrives from one or more directions and is forwarded out in one or more other directions. A hub usually  … 
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Transforming a Global Data Center Environment
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Company and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Intel's use of virtualization and grid computing reduces energy consumption and boosts utilization, enabling them to share compute servers by removing physical, geographical, and organizational boundaries and allowing Intel to avoid more than USD 30 million in 2007 capital purchases.
Posted: 21 Apr 2009 | Published: 05 Jan 2009

Hewlett Packard Company and Intel

Understanding Power Factor, Crest Factor, and Surge Factor
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the technical terms of Power Factor, Crest Factor, and Surge Factor.
Posted: 06 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

APC by Schneider Electric
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HUBS DEFINITION (continued): …  includes a switch of some kind. (And a product that is called a "switch" could usually be considered a hub as well.) The distinction seems to be that the hub is the place where data comes together and the switch is what determines how and where data is forwarded from the place where data comes together. Regarded in its switching aspects, a hub can also include a router.1) In describing network topologies, a hub topology consists of a backbone (main circuit) to which a number of outgoing lines can be attached ("dropped"), each providing one or more connection port for device to attach to.  … 
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