Ethernet

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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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Because of its two-level priority scheme, 100VG-AnyLAN is better suited than 100Base-T for delay-sensitive applications such as voice and video.
IBM used the Networks Expo in Boston to announce an eight-port Fast Ethernet workgroup hub, while 3Com, Cabletron and others unveiled their latest 100Base-T offerings at the Comnet show in Washington.
In contrast, 100Base-T flavors rely on CSMA/CD, Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detect, the shared media access method supported by 10Base-T.