Designing Fast Ethernet switches is easy with chip sets and reference kits

Kempainen, Stephen
January 1998
EDN;01/01/98, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p59
Trade Publication
Highlights the fast Ethernet switches. Reference to these switches being the popular way to satisfy applications that needs bandwidth; Effects of applications with increasing bandwith requirements; Information on Lawyer 3 switches. INSETS: Standards for VLANS and priority tagging;Representative Ethernet switch-chip vendors.


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