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40/100G Ethernet standard ratified

by MIG-31 | Mon 21 June 2010, 17:40 | Discuss

The 40G/100G Ethernet standard has been ratified, the first specification to simultaneously specify two new Ethernet speeds.

The IEEE 802.3ba standard was ratified last Thursday, according to the IEEE. Ratification paves the way for a new wave of higher speed Ethernet server connectivity and core switching products, the standards organization says.

Some vendors, such as Cisco and Juniper Networks have already been trialing 100G Ethernet products since late last year. By producing pre-standard products, these vendors are "taking a risk," says John D'Ambrosia, chair of the IEEE 802.3ba Task Force.

Read More/Source: Infoworld

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RE: 40/100G Ethernet standard ratified
Posted by Judas | 22nd Jun 2010 4:40pm
1tbps on it's way
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