Ethernet

IEEE forms 25G Ethernet study group

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 …

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Cisco mulling membership in Google, Microsoft Ethernet group

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 …

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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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Comcast rolls out metro Ethernet

May 16, 2011 07:35 pm | IDG News Service The cable operator’s service is aimed at midsized businesses and runs up to 10-Gigabit Ethernet by Stephen Lawson Comcast is expanding its services to medium-sized businesses by introducing metro Ethernet connections at up to 10-Gigabit speed, launching Monday in more than 20 U.S. cities. The services …

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