Setting a new standard

Kaplan, Chuck
November 2006
CED;Nov2006, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p36
Trade Publication
The article discusses the Carrier Ethernet, a packet-based alternative to circuit-switched networks, introduced by the Metro Ethernet Forum in the U.S. The standard provides a set of end-to-end standards that allows packet-based traffic to meet all the needs of current users of circuit-switched network services. The said services can be provided over fiber, copper, coax and wireless.


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