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rad

(ræd)
1. n. a radical person. (California.) My brother is a rad, but he’s a good guy.
2. mod. great; wonderful; excellent; exciting. (California. From radical.) Oh my God, that’s, like, really rad!

way rad

mod. quite excellent. (see also rad.) Oh, Tiff! That’s way rad!
See also: rad, way
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We are delighted to be working with Narad to deliver T1/E1 services across HFC infrastructures," stated Eitan Schwartz, VP and General Manager of Pseudo-Wire Solutions for RAD.
Established in 1981, privately owned RAD Data Communications has achieved international recognition as a major manufacturer of high quality access equipment for data communications and telecommunications applications.
As a result of this agreement, Nippon RAD will include a localized, multi-byte version of ETI's products in its offerings.
Japan represents the second largest economy in the world, and we are excited to join forces with Nippon RAD as a strategic partner," said Ron Baker, president and CEO, ETI.
The RAD technologies to be incorporated into the chips are:
This is vitally important for service providers as well as their enterprise customers," explains Amir Karo, Associate Vice President of Marketing at RAD Data Communications.
The RAD products were supplied and integrated by C.
Other UC Berkeley professors in electrical engineering and computer sciences co-founding the RAD Lab are Michael Jordan, Randy Katz, Scott Shenker and Ion Stoica.
RAD Lab researchers will focus on developing alternatives to traditional software engineering, which follows a "waterfall" model of development.
Due to their popularity, we have decided to broaden our Brain Teaser contests by offering the public at large a chance to submit their own riddles," states Zohar Zisapel, founder and Chairman of RAD Data Communications.
Working with RAD, Time Warner Cable has successfully positioned themselves as a strategic partner to their customers, not simply a vendor of bandwidth.
Egate provides a solution to service providers that need to map Ethernet over T1/E1 circuits and then hand the Ethernet traffic to the packet-switched backbone," explains Ramon Horkany, Egate Product Line Manager at RAD.
In introducing its Egate gateways, RAD now offers a complete packet-over-SONET/SDH solution that also includes intelligent converters, CSUs/DSUs, intelligent modems and inverse multiplexers.
RAD Data Communications has announced that at Supercomm 2005 in Chicago, USA, it will be exhibiting two new customer-located, service-oriented Ethernet Network Termination Units (E-NTUs), which provide a clear demarcation point between user and operator networks, permitting end-to-end control of Ethernet services in the fiber Local Loop.
Ethernet in the Local Loop reduces carrier expenses, since Ethernet ports are far less expensive than other options," explains Yacov Cazes, Senior Product Line Manager at RAD Data Communications.