Are 10-GigE vendors shortchanging on interoperability testing?

February 2004
Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Feb2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p6
Trade Publication
Points out that the market for 10-Gigabit Ethernet may start to show some signs of life in 2004 but customers planning to use 10-GigE products may be in for a surprise. Reports that transceiver/transponder vendors as well as network equipment vendors are not doing a key conformance test as required by IEEE's 802.3ae standard; Observation that system vendors are ultimately responsible for ensuring that their products meet the stressed receiver conformance test.


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