Stories by Zach Fierstadt

  • 10G matures

    From the inception of its conceptual framework in late 1999 to the standardization of IEEE 802.3ae in mid 2001, 10G Ethernet has been one of the most anticipated and exciting technologies on the internetworking scene. Besides boasting throughput 10 times that of the already-blazing Gigabit Ethernet, 10G finally gives Ethernet-based networks the ability to contend with the more-established WAN technologies such as packet over SONET and ATM over high-speed OC/synchronous transfer mode circuits.