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ALSO CALLED: Peripheral Component Interconnect, Interconnections (of Electronic Components), PCI Buses, PCI
DEFINITION: A server accelerator card (also known as an SSL card) is aPeripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) card used to generate encryption keysfor secure transactions on e-commerce Web sites. When a secure transaction isinitiated, the Web site's server sends its certificate, which has been provided by acertifying authority, to the client machine to verify the Web site's authenticity. After this exchange, a  … 
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Escaping PCI purgatory
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM offers comprehensive solutions designed to take businesses through the entire PCI compliance process and continue to meet new requirements, supporting the next level of security. Read the white paper ‘Escaping PCI Purgatory’ to learn more.
Posted: 21 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

IBM

Designing Power-Friendly Devices
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the best practices for power management and explains the technologies available for designing power-friendly devices. Not just for system's designers this information is valuable and applicable to any computing enviro...
Posted: 31 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

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PCI BUS DEFINITION (continued): …  secret key is used to encrypt all data transferred between sender and receiver so that all personal and credit card information is protected. This process can severely overload a server resulting in fewer transactions processed per second, which means fewer sales. The server accelerator card takes over this process, thus reducing the load on the server. Server accelerator cards support a number of security protocols including Secure Sockets Layer(SSL) and Secure Electronic Transaction (SET).The server accelerator card is installed into the PCI slotof the server. A software driver is loaded, and … 
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