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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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As part of the OnePlan system, our Ethernet module is the industry's leading planning application to ensure Ethernet networks are optimized for superior service delivery, aligned to demand and mapped to other network layers for resiliency.
Our award-winning InfinIO product family provides the dynamic infrastructure required for designing and managing highly scalable, highly available clustered server environments that integrate seamlessly into today's Fibre Channel and Ethernet networks.
The MEF's mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Carrier-class Ethernet networks and services.
Today, many of the world's largest Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks depend on Force10 Networks.
The increase in network speeds and the movement to Ethernet in the WAN change security requirements, making flexibility critical to securing 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks.
RAD also leads the industry in pseudo-wire solutions for transporting TDM streams across Ethernet networks.
Service providers must refine their portfolios by strengthening the service quality and performance management of Ethernet networks to create unique market positioning and achieve wide customer acceptance.
RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) announced today that RCN Business Solutions, a premiere transport, internet, bulk video and voice service provider to the carrier and enterprise business communities, has rolled out a Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Ethernet network throughout the metropolitan New York area.
The flexibility of the CipherOptics ESG1002 and CipherOptics ESG100 also make them valuable tools in ensuring industry best practices for compliance with such regulations as Graham-Leach-Bliley, California SB1386 and HIPAA by preserving the chain of trust as data is moved over a shared Ethernet network.
Over the ensuing years, Ethernet networks gained the speed (100 Mb/s and 1Gb/s) necessary to support storage traffic, leading vendors to continue the quest to network storage over Ethernet.
Figure 1 shows a storage network that supports existing storage devices (Fibre Channel HBAs and RAIDS, along with SCSI storage) and common, widely available IP and Ethernet networks.

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