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Asynchronous Transfer Mode


The digital world that seems so commonplace today would not exist without the visionaries at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Sunday, 14 November, 2010, 12:00am

No wheelchair access at revamped branch

The Hay Wah Building branch of HSBC, in Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, is being renovated.

27 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Datacraft in China deal

Systems integrator Datacraft China has won a US$4 million contract to design and build a high-speed pilot ATM network for Fujian Post and Telecommunications Administration.

The ATM technology will be used to consolidate multiple traffic types on to a single multi-service backbone.

29 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Business gets fast Net service

Small companies will soon be able to subscribe to a new, high-speed business information service.

27 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

GEA sets standard

Gigabit Ethernet technology is poised to surpass ATM (asynchronous transfer mode) for high-speed data transfer due to the recent approval and ratification of the IEEE 802.3zD5 standard by the Gigabit Ethernet Alliance (GEA).

7 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Network upgrade puts doctors in better touch

Doctors soon could be performing surgery on patients thousands of kilometres away, following the upgrade of a Hong Kong high-speed network connecting universities and colleges.

10 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Telecom ATM network 'to trim costs in HK'

Hongkong Telecom's new ATM (asynchronous transfer mode) network will make voice and video conferencing more cost effective in the territory, according to Jeff C. W. Lui, Telecom's senior product manager for ATM services.

17 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Latent promise of ATM technology closer to reality

Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) is the next-generation switching technology of choice. There is little doubt that ATM will meet the infrastructure requirements of the networks of the future. ATM is coming out of the test-lab phase and is now being seriously considered by more and more companies for implementation in their production networks.

10 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Switching launch to provide sollutions

Bay Networks, a leading worldwide supplier of multiprotocol routers, intelligent hubs, high-speed switches and sophisticated network management products, recently launched a string of new switching products.

They reflect the requirements for high performance standards-based Fast Ethernet and ATM switching solutions.

4 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Cisco switches networks into the LightStream

Leading networking company Cisco Systems has developed a new ATM (asynchronous transfer mode) switch for workgroup and campus networks, as well as enhancements to the LightStream 2020 ATM switch.

At the same time, the company has also just launched a new dial-up access product.

30 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

HK Star goes ATM

HONG Kong Star Internet is one of the first Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to employ Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) routers. The speed of the data transfer is said to be 155 Mbps and can be upgraded to 600 Mbps.

6 Feb 1996 - 12:00am


UB Networks has announced a new suite of network management and network interface cards that should strengthen its asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) product line.

The new products will be called GeoView, GeoNIC and GeoLink.

They will support the present successful GeoSwitch/155 ATM switch.

10 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

LAN guide

MADGE Networks and LANNET Data Communications have released a 'Switching to ATM' product road map.

According to Madge, the road map details the delivery timeline for the industry's most complete line of LAN switches for integrating ATM into existing networks.

19 Sep 1995 - 12:00am


MEMOREX Telex has agreed to distribute IBM's line of Campus ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) products.

The line includes the 8260 ATM hub, the 8281 ATM LAN bridge, the 8282 ATM workgroup concentrator, the 25 Mbps ATM adaptor and the 100 Mbps ATM adaptor.

Memorex will also provide customer support.

1 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Workshop sessions to end event

IN addition to the main conference, five workshops finish off the programme at LAN-WAN Asia '94.

Four workshops are being held on October 6.

30 Aug 1994 - 12:00am