Speed Matters: How Ethernet Went From 3 Mbps to 100 Gbps??? and Beyond

Speed matters: how Ethernet went from 3Mbps to 100Gbps... 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.

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About Matthew Peterworth

I currently work as a Technology Specialist at Henderson Engineers in Kansas City – a Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing (MEP) design firm. Prior to that I was a Project Manager for Information Technology Services (ITS), the central IT department at the University of Texas at Austin. As of July 2008 I am a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) through BICSI. And as of June 2011 I am a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the great state of Texas. Please follow me on Twitter @mpeterworth. https://twitter.com/mpeterworth

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