IEEE forms 25G Ethernet study group

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By Jim Duffy, Network World | July 22nd, 2014 The standards organization has formed an 802.3 25G Ethernet study group to consider market opportunities and requirements. On the heels of the formation of a vendor consortium to promote the need, the IEEE this week said it will explore standardization of 25Gbps Ethernet. The standards organization…

Cisco mulling membership in Google, Microsoft Ethernet group

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By Jim Duffy, Network World | July 8th, 2014 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium formed with Arista, Brocade and Mellanox for faster development of lower cost/gigabit data center links. Cisco is considering joining a handful of companies, including Google and Microsoft, that have defined a specification for 25Gbps and 50Gbps Ethernet for data centers requiring greater…