Broadcom chip to accelerate FCoE

Jul 11, 2011 04:59 pm | IDG News Service The company claims its first adapter chip with FCoE goes 80 percent faster than competitors’ by Stephen Lawson Broadcom’s first processor for FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) is now coming on the market in network adapters qualified by EMC, backed by claims it is 80 percent …

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IETF mulls IPv6 for home networking

Jul 06, 2011 05:17 pm | IDG News Service The proposed IETF Homenet group would select protocols for use in tomorrow’s home networks by Joab Jackson The Internet Engineering Task Force is considering establishing a working group to smooth some of the impending issues around setting up and maintaining IPv6-based Internet connections into homes. “A …

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The history of Metro Ethernet

Jun 22, 2011 03:36 pm | Network World by Jim Duffy A lot has happened with Ethernet in service provider networks in the past 10 years. And the Metro Ethernet Forum has been behind a lot of that progress. From promoting and education the industry on the merits of Ethernet in the service provider network, …

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Google, Facebook promise new IPv6 services after trial

By Carolyn Duffy Marsan | Computerworld June 9, 2011 05:07 PM ET One day after completing a successful 24-hour trial of IPv6, Facebook, Google and Yahoo said at a joint press conference that they would begin permanently supporting this upgrade to the Internet’s main communications protocol on some of their key websites. Joined by two …

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World IPv6 Day Results: New Internet Protocol Proves It’s Ready

World IPv6 Day Results: New Internet Protocol Proves It’s Ready | NetworkWorld By Scott Hogg on Wed, 06/08/11 – 10:37pm. Today was a significant day in the development of IPv6. Today is IPv6’s Bar Mitzvah, Baha’i, Shinbyu ceremony, Genpuku ceremony and Quinceanera all rolled into one. It was a day where IPv6 could prove to …

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World IPv6 Day: Tech industry’s most-watched event since Y2K

Jun 08, 2011 10:06 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan The nation’s largest telecom carriers, content providers, hardware suppliers and software vendors will be on the edge of their seats tonight for the start of World IPv6 Day, which is the most-anticipated 24 hours the tech industry has seen since fears of the …

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Comcast expands IPv6 trial

Jun 06, 2011 10:55 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Comcast has expanded its IPv6 trial, adding hundreds of cable modem subscribers in the San Francisco, Philadelphia, Chicago and Miami areas to participants in Littleton, Colo., that have been operational all year with this next-generation Internet service. Comcast’s IPv6 trial expansion, to be …

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