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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.

Go Beyond the Limitations of Traditional Application Delivery Methods
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about an application layering platform offering the ability to provide a flexible, dynamic application delivery model for lab-based classroom settings.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

Liquidware Labs

Save Time and Achieve Payback Quickly with Total Laptop Overhaul
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Boost your users' productivity to get more work done in half the time—delivering fast ROI to IT—with an enterprise laptop overhaul. Read this paper to get the specs on detailed system information, and enable your employees to seamlessly open and engage several apps at a time, host international conference calls, edit file sets, and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

Dell and Microsoft

The Rugged Truth: Total Cost of Ownership of Rugged vs. Non-Rugged Computing Devices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out why rugged computing devices are built for today's physically demanding work environments and how they compare to non-rugged notebooks and tablets. You'll also discover key drivers of device failure, hard vs. soft costs, and more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Dell, Inc.

ATPCO Airfare Analysis delivers better service with PCIe-based SSD platform
sponsored by Micron Technology
CASE STUDY: Discover how one company specializing in airfare analysis experienced a 2X to 4X application-level improvement when using flash storage. Access this case study to find out how you can implement a PCIe-based SSD platform inside your servers to ensure quicker availability of critical information and an overall increase in customer satisfaction.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Micron Technology

Deliver a Simple, Secure and Cost Effective Solution for High Performance Virtual Workstations with Hardware-Virtualized GPUs
sponsored by AMD
DATA SHEET: Learn how bringing a virtualization approach to the GPU hardware enables consistent, predictable, and secure performance from your virtualized workstation.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

AMD

CW@50: What was making the news in April?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EBOOK: The National Museum of Computing has uncovered several gems in the Computer Weekly archives, based on what was happening in the month of April over the last few decades.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 19 Apr 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Case Study: KFC POS System Serves Great Service
sponsored by Toshiba
CASE STUDY: KFC, the global fast food chain, was upgrading to a new software platform, and they needed to upgrade its existing point-of-sale (POS) equipment that would support the new software regulations. In this brief case study, find out which POS system KFC ultimately chose, and discover the benefits they experienced from the hardware upgrade.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Toshiba

Best Practices for successful IP Address Management (IPAM)
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses several ways to develop a successful IPAM strategy.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Infoblox

Flash Storage: 3 Dimensions of Value
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Access this resource to learn about the three ways flash provides value and a strong ROI. Read on to find out why additional virtualization features prove that flash is a smart investment.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Apr 2015

IBM
 
 
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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