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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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De ahi nacieron los ruteadores, cuyo objetivo era comunicar las redes locales, ya sean en Ethernet, Token Ring o Arcnet y traducir sus datos al lenguaje que hablaban los operadores telefonicos.
The simulation models for ARCNET and Ethernet have a structure similar to the one shown in Figure 3.
In the speech, read out by Katsuya Okimi, senior executive vice president of NTT Communications, Suzuki expressed the hope that Arcnet would ''capitalize the region's vast, untapped opportunities, both in the business-to-business and business-to-consumers sectors.''
Longshine's total LAN solutions include 10BaseT, Token Ring, and Arcnet products.
For example, on a twisted pair network such as MS/TP or ARCNET, the hardware address is a one-byte address (0-254), typically set by dip switches or rotary switches on the hardware itself.
After a year of coordination between the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard, ARCNet was established Sept.
It supports Ethernet, ARCNET, PTP, and BACnet/IP data link layers and acts as a full BACnet router between multiple ports.
At AMI's headquarters, 45 workstations, consisting of PCs and laptops, are networked using NetWare 2.12 on Arcnet.
By 1989, McGill had approximately 35 networks of various flavors-IBM Token-ring, Proteon ProNET10, Arcnet and Ethernet-interconnecting more than 600 PCs and all running Netware.
On the hardware side, CD Net can be configured for Ethernet, ARCNET or Token Ring networks.
We initially ended up with Ethernet; ARCNET; a protocol we developed ourselves called Master-Slave/Token-Passing (MS/ TP) that runs over EIA-485 twisted pair wiring; a point-to-point protocol designed for dial-up telephone communications; and a specification for using Echelon Corporation's LonTalk.
BACnet, Ethernet, Arcnet, Novell (IPX), LONWORKS, and Java are among the most common types of protocol.