Speed Matters: How Ethernet Went From 3 Mbps to 100 Gbps??? and Beyond
But in the end it was Ethernet that won the battle for LAN standardization through a combination of standards body politics and a clever, minimalist ??? and thus cheap to implement ??? design. It went on to obliterate the competition by seeking out and assimilating higher bitrate protocols and adding their technological distinctiveness to its own. Decades later, it had become ubiquitous.