TITLE

Who Needs Gigabit Ethernet?

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Business Communications Review;Jul2006, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues regarding the use of Gigabit Ethernet. The connection was made by Gartner analysts at one of the firm's recent symposia. It cost more than $10 billion, which only includes LAN gear, IP phones and other ancillary items required to optimize and take advantage of the Gigabit bandwidth. However, these upgrades fail to serve users because companies' operations have changed. It is suggested for manufacturers to design networks that map to actual user requirements in order for businesses to recoup substantial capital dollars that can be redeployed in areas where they actually make a difference.
ACCESSION #
21645860

 

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