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What does HWIC stand for?

HWIC stands for High-Speed WAN (Wide Area Network) Interface Card (hardware; Cisco)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Business, finance, etc.

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0 and Gigabit Ethernet ports so users can take full advantage of their high-speed WAN connections for enjoying a broad spectrum of multimedia, including IP telephony, high-speed Web access, file sharing, multimedia conferencing, video streaming and download, high performance gaming and MP3 downloading.
With its global reach ATM provides enterprises with high-speed WAN connectivity, while also enabling them to use, for instance, remote production facilities and sales offices that use frame relay, Visual UpTime is a performance management solution designed to manage mixed frame relay-ATM environments.
The PowerChassis/113 for central office applications and PowerChassis/101 for customer premises provide the foundation for the platform, which also includes FiberLinX 10-Mbps and 100-Mbps modules for end-to-end fiber management; ipMux TX/5 for allocating bandwidth to multitenant office buildings by splitting one high-speed WAN connection between multiple customers; and the FiberChain Gigabit fiber multiplexer, that allows patching into existing single-mode gigabit fiber rings to provide new 100-Mbps access points wherever needed.