Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detect. An now-obsolete trafficking protocol used in Ethernet networks, which allowed workstation devices to sense whether the network is free before they transmit data. CSMA/CD was used in shared media Ethernet variants (10BASE5, 10BASE2). Modern Ethernet networks no longer utilize CSMA/CD, but it is still supported for backwards compatibility.
While the service provider ecosystem is increasingly adopting 10 Gigabit Ethernet as a cost-effective and scalable replacement of legacy technologies, existing networks rely predominantly on SONET/SDH technology.
Engineering excellence and dedicated customer service distinguish Vitesse as an industry leader in Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Ethernet-over-SONET, Advanced Switching, Fiber Channel, Serial Attached SCSI, Optical Transport, and other applications.
11n standard that provides speeds much greater than Fast Ethernet can support, large-scale deployments of Gigabit Ethernet will also become more prevalent as Fast Ethernet will not be able to sustain with the increased bandwidth demands of 802.
Designed to ensure line-rate connectivity between servers with data streams that exceed more than one Gigabit per second and the network core, the Force10 high density card enables True to lay the foundation for its next generation services by deploying 10 Gigabit Ethernet at the network edge that can scale from four Gigabits per second per port up to 10 Gigabits per second.
Together with the RDMA Network Interface Card, 10 Gigabit Ethernet can now achieve performance and latency parity, bringing to high performance computing environments the right combination of low latency and ease of use to make it an attractive cluster interconnect alternative.
We have shipped more than 15 million Gigabit Ethernet PHYs worldwide and are raising the bar again with the introduction of the VSC8601 and VSC8641, leveraging our unique SimpliPHY technology and innovation.