Definitions for "Gigabit"
Keywords:  billion, gbps, megabit, bit, ethernet
(Gb) - 1) In terms of data transfer, one gigabit per second (Gbps) refers to 1,000,000,000 bits of information transferred per second. 2) In relation to data storage, one gigabit is exactly equal to 1,073,741,824 bits of stored data.
A unit of measurement approximately equal to 1 billion bits.
1. n. For processor storage, real and virtual storage, and channel volume, 230 or 1 073 741 824 bits. 2. n. For disk storage capacity and communications volume, 1 000 000 000 bits.
A gigabit is a unit of information or computer storage, abbreviated Gbit or sometimes Gb.
A newer network performance specification that allows devices to communicate 10 times faster than the current standard.
Type of network connectivity standard up to 10/100/1000Mbps theoretical transfer rate.