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ALSO CALLED: Network Acceleration Cards, Hardware Accelerators, Hardware Acceleration Cards, Accelerator Boards, Accelerators, CPU Accelerator Hardware, CPU Accelerators, Network Accelerators
DEFINITION: Acceleration hardware refers to devices that speed up data communications, storage and retrieval, encryption and decryption, mathematical operations, graphics, and Web page viewing. Acceleration hardware can consist of an individual integrated circuit (also called an IC or chip), a printed circuit card, or a self-contained system.A NAS accelerator is a printed circuit card that offloads TCP/IP processing  … 
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5 PC Hardware Innovations that Pay Off for Business
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines 5 PC hardware innovations that are actually paying off for the business that use them correctly.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Computer Weekly storage case studies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
CASE STUDY: Antony Adshead takes a look at what made the winning entries stand out from the crowd in the Computer Weekly European User Awards.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Has HP taken a calculated risk in splitting the business?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Hewlett Packard (HP) is planning to turn its consumer computing and printing departments into a separate company. The remaining business would comprise HP's software, business servers and IT services operations.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

10000 Series - Acceleration for VMware ESX Servers
sponsored by QLogic Corporation
APPLICATION NOTE: Take a look at this concise resource to find out how this flash-based acceleration tool can use your existing SAN infrastructure to increase your storage capacity, while continuing SAN data protection and compliance policies.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

QLogic Corporation

Expert Advice: The Top Considerations When Making a Vendor Shortlist
sponsored by F5 Networks
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Part two of SearchEnterpriseWAN.com's three-part guide on application delivery optimization outlines a number of questions you should ask potential vendors to ensure you're deploying the best solution possible for your enterprise.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Premiered: 20 May 2013

F5 Networks

Application Delivery and Optimization Solutions Spotlight- Checklist #2
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EBOOK: In the second of SearchEnterpriseWAN.com's three-part guide on application delivery optimization, we explore the application delivery optimization technologies you need to know about, the questions to ask potential vendors and/or service providers, and a list of products that may fulfill your needs.
Posted: 11 Feb 2013 | Published: 11 Feb 2013

SearchNetworking.com

WAN Optimization Understanding Applications for Prioritization
sponsored by Talari Networks
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchEnterpriseWAN.com unveils the tools and techniques available that will help you prioritize application delivery effectively and efficiently across your WAN.
Posted: 04 Dec 2012 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

Talari Networks

Case Study - Petrobas
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Petrobras needed to accelerate data replication from offshore drilling platforms back to the corporate headquarters. Download the case study to learn how Riverbed deployed Steelhead® appliances to reduce Petrobras’ backup window from 34 hours to four hours, improve application performance for remote workers to LAN-like speeds, and more.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Accelerate Memcached with 10GbE
sponsored by Solarflare Communications
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper and learn how you can reduce overhead and reduce response times for web applications, particularly for social networking, big data, and other scale-out applications.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 03 Aug 2011

Solarflare Communications

WAN Optimization for Today and Tomorrow: Enterprise Applications
sponsored by BlueCoat
WEBCAST: Over 80% of applications are accessed over the Web. SAP, Business Objects and Salesforce.com, along with collaboration applications like Sharepoint, are all dependent on the same bandwidth. How do you optimize bandwidth to ensure these applications are performing within acceptable SLAs?
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Premiered: Feb 14, 2011

BlueCoat

WAN Optimization for Today and Tomorrow
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides key insight for IT professionals interested in accelerating user performance by two to three hundred times, reducing bandwidth for files, storage and email by 50 to 95 percent, and making consolidation and centralization possible.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

BlueCoat

Solution Brief: Accelerating File Services Across the WAN
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Trends towards server consolidation and decentralized employees can seriously impact WAN bandwidth. A typical CIFS file often requires hundreds of round trips between the file server and the user to complete a simple file request.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

BlueCoat

Mercury Network Storage System
sponsored by BlueArc Corp.
DATA SHEET: The BlueArc Mercury™ Server is a next generation network storage platform that consolidates capacity across multiple applications and simplifies storage management for businesses with mid-range storage requirements - without compromising performance and scalability.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

BlueArc Corp.

The F5 Acceleration Portfolio
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: F5 is the leader in Application Delivery Networking, ensuring applications are secure, fast, and available. This white paper provides an overview of specific F5 acceleration features across three F5 product lines.
Posted: 07 Oct 2008 | Published: 07 Oct 2008

F5 Networks
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ACCELERATION HARDWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  from a microprocessor. This can reduce latency, increase throughput, and reduce overhead costs in a storage area network (SAN). A server accelerator card, also known as an SSL card, is a PCI card that generates encryption keys for secure transactions on e-commerce Web sites. A graphics accelerator is a computer component to which a program can offload the sending and refreshing of images to a display, optimizing special effects. An acceleration server is a bridge between a dialup connection and a Web page that facilitates high-speed dialup, also known as broadband dialup. A floating-point accelerator … 
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