TITLE

Gigabit Ethernet goes on MAN hunt

AUTHOR(S)
Axner, David
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Network World;12/04/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on service providers' use of carrier-class optical Gigabit Ethernet switches as the foundation for Internet Protocol (IP)-based metropolitan-area networks (MAN). Advantages of Gigabit Ethernet-based MAN over traditional Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) rings; Role of wave division multiplexing; Popularity of Gigabit Ethernet as the local area network backbone technology.
ACCESSION #
3933010

 

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