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PIPE, Eng. laid. The name of a roll in the exchequer otherwise called the Great Roll. A measure containing two hogsheads; one hundred and twenty-six gallons is also called a pipe.

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The KAT4000's data plane, utilizing an upgradeable Fat Pipe switch, connects each AdvancedMC site to the ATCA High Speed Fabric.
announces immediate availability of the BA-4000 broadband aggregator, a bandwidth aggregator which load balances multiple ISP connections into one fat pipe with automatic failover.
Vox Telecom products and marketing executive head Gary Sweidan, stated that, The million megabytes of free Fat Pipe ADSL data being offered to Samsung customers is valid for 12 months and is unthrottled, unshaped, high-quality bandwidth.
While a fat pipe may support traffic in the gigabit range, the traffic has to be converted into multiple VC-4 channels to be transported through the network infrastructure.
The four fat pipe channels provide the PCIe x4 and GbE interfaces as well as two x4 expansion ports.
Home- and office-based video streaming is coming, and that data needs a fat pipe in both directions.
This effectively means we can trunk individual 10 Gbps ports to make one fat pipe of up to 160 Gbps in one box.