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Ethernet

Informatics A high speed LAN hardware standard for communicating among PCs, which can link up to 1024 nodes in a bus network. See Local area network, Packet swltching. Cf Fiber distributed data interface.
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A data center-optimized 8-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet module for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches, designed to be able to deliver up to a 60 percent increase in local switching performance while lowering 10GbE price-per-port by approximately 30 percent;
The TeraScale E-Series delivers zero packet loss throughput across 672 line-rate Gigabit and 56 line-rate 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports while processing IPv6 packets, delivering the next generation address space capability service providers and enterprises throughout Asia as well as the U.
Mzima delivers Internet connectivity via its proprietary distributed metro NAP architecture and wide-area backbone network, and specializes in high-bandwidth applications by leveraging native 10 gigabit Ethernet technologies.
We are very pleased that Mindspeed participated in this important interoperability test, demonstrating XAUI interoperability in a rigorous environment," said John D'Ambrosia, chair of the 10 Gigabit Ethernet XAUI Interoperability Group and manager of semiconductor relations for Tyco Electronics Corp.
The report indicates that two of the main factors driving this growth will be a continuation of the major desktop upgrade that started back in 2004, which includes both Power-over-Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet, and the advent of 10G Base-LRM and 10G Base-T technologies that will help spur widespread 10 Gigabit Ethernet adoption.
Ample's Redhawk, the industry's first full rate and oversubscribed two-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet MAC with integrated XFI SerDes, and Finisar's pluggable XFP modules, provide customers with a universal 10 Gigabit Ethernet line card that supports short, long, and extended reach functionality for 10 Gigabit Ethernet networking applications.
Force10's 16-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet cards give us the flexibility to reconfigure our network as research projects demand without complicating the architecture while providing the scalability to add more computing capacity.
Force10 Networks([R]), the pioneer in building and securing high performance networks, today announced that the TeraScale E-Series([R]) family of switch/routers enabled participants in the Supercomputing 06 (SC06) Bandwidth Challenge to demonstrate full end-to-end utilization of a 10 Gigabit Ethernet path.
On 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks, security is not just about speed but also reliability, and the combination of flexibility, transparency and deep packet inspection ensure maximum network security without compromising the performance of the network.
The combination of high performance, low cost servers and 10 Gigabit Ethernet has enabled medical institutions and research organizations to leverage computing clusters to enhance research into drugs, the human genome and the study of diseases.