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Switching

Liquidating a position and simultaneously reinstating a position in another futures contract of the same type.

Switching

1. The act of closing a position and opening another with better prospects. This term often applies to securities and mutual funds. See also: Load.

2. In futures, the act of liquidating a contract and using the proceeds to buy another on the same type with a longer maturity. This is often done to avoid receiving delivery of the underlying.
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Agere's chip switches voice, data, and video signals at an aggregated switching speed of 80 Gigabits per second (Gbits/s).
In addition to the above bandwidth dividend from switching, both inter-shelf and intra-shelf switching reduce FC-AL transit time and thereby increase the inherent efficiency of the back-end buses.
The Catalyst Blade Switch 3040 takes advantage of Cisco's undisputed leadership in driving switching innovations and delivering solutions," said Jens-Peter Seick, vice president, Enterprise Server Business at Fujitsu Siemens Computers.
The Control Layer - The control layer, or access switching layer, handles call control and signaling functionality and acts as a mediator between the other two layers.
IDC believes simple implementation, investment protection, and the ability to apply prior knowledge and practices will accelerate the adoption of SAN switching technology.
Traffic shaping also plays a key role in achieving QoS functionality in Level 3 switching devices.
Telemarketing, however, was only marginally more effect at encouraging switching than direct mail, and also managed to turn 18% of the sample off the idea of switching after the approach.
Supporting 4-slots and 7-slots respectively, the enhanced 7700 models are designed for enterprises that need high density modular 10/100/1000 Mbps switching for workgroup connectivity.
Glimmerglass Switch Shelf is an ideal solution for those seeking carrier-class optical switching in a reliable, compact and cost-effective design.
DUBLIN, Ireland -- Electronic and Optical Switching Fabric Analysed
The 48-port model and lower cost 24-port version address the growing market momentum of Gigabit-to-the-desktop for workgroup switching.
Nasdaq:IDTI), a leading communications IC company, today unveiled plans to accelerate the shift from proprietary to standards-based serial switching and bridging semiconductor solutions with its entrance into this fast-growing market.