TITLE

Two Fast LANs

AUTHOR(S)
Passmore, David
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Business Communications Review;Oct2006, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses Ethernet and areas in which Ethernet is being replaced by access networks where wireless LANs are being shipped. The article discusses advances in both technologies, which includes the copper Ethernet and the WLAN technology. Copper Ethernet initially targets the datacenter and inter-switch links. The high-speed WLAN technology is also discussed, which threatens to displace Ethernet for the access portion. The article also discusses which are preferref by businesses and offers affordable alternatives.
ACCESSION #
22772293

 

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