TITLE

Gigabit Ethernet ventures into the land beyond the LAN

AUTHOR(S)
Caruso, Jeff
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Network World;05/10/99, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the growing use of Gigabit Ethernet. Extension of use to metropolitan-area networks (MAN); Advantages offered by the technology; Use as an alternative to FDDI and ATM in some wide area networks and MAN environments.
ACCESSION #
2621371

 

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