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ALSO CALLED: 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, Ethernet, 100 Mbps Ethernet, IEEE 802.3, 802.3
DEFINITION: Metro Ethernet is the use of Carrier Ethernet technology in metropolitan area networks (MANs). Because it is typically a collective endeavor with numerous financial contributors, Metro Ethernet offers cost-effectiveness, reliability, scalability and bandwidth management superior to most proprietary networks.Metro Ethernet can connect business local area networks (LANs) and individual end users to a  … 
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Cloud Networking: The Importance of the Cloud Backbone
sponsored by Ciena
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the importance of the network to cloud computing and learn how – by leveraging high-capacity Ethernet service-oriented architectures between data centres – you can achieve a cost-efficient, high-performing network to support your cloud initiative.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Ciena

Developing a Strategic Approach to Data Center Networking
sponsored by Ciena
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how to overcome many data centre networking challenges by developing a coherent networking strategy, which will help you architect a stronger, more flexible network to enable future growth in a cost-efficient, deterministic, and manageable manner.
Posted: 29 May 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Ciena

WAN and VPN Solutions: Choosing the Best Type for your Organization
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes the different WAN and VPN options organizations have, and helps you figure out which would be the best for your particular needs.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 | Published: 07 Mar 2012

XO Communications

Forrester Thought Leadership White Paper: Exploring the Potential Benefits of End-to-End Convergence of Data Center Networks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discloses the results of an evaluation of end-to-end storage area network/local area network (SAN/LAN) networking issues including Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) adoption.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

40 Gigabit and 100 Gigabit Ethernet Are Here!
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the 40 Gigabit and 100 Gigabit Ethernet standards that were adopted by the IEEE 802.3 Working Group on June 17, 2010.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Brocade

Fit-for-Purpose Data Center Networking
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: The evolution of the network creates a number of new opportunities, especially for the convergence of storage and real-time traffic.
Posted: 02 Dec 2011 | Published: 02 Dec 2011

Avaya

Unification enables simplification:The efficient future of networking on 10Gb Ethernet.
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: An essential first step of launching the cloud is preparing your network for the unique requirements of services running on a multi-tenant shared infrastructure. This white paper discusses how a unified networking based on 10 Gigabit Ethernet can offer IT simplicity, scalability, and manageability in a cloud environment.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

Intel

Integrating Physical and Virtual Networking – Virtualized Server Connect to the Data Center Fabric
sponsored by Enterasys
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization has affected all facets of the data center – from servers to storage to the network. While the promise is a reduced capital investment, higher agility and lower operational expenses, the success of server virtualization depends on the integration of both the physical and the virtual network. This has its own set of challenges.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

Enterasys

Assuring Next Generation Backhaul Deployments with Performance Visibility
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to discover the challenges Wireless SPs have in managing Carrier Ethernet-powered backhaul networks and how they can achieve operational excellence.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

InfoVista Corporation

Accelerating Revenue through Carrier Ethernet Service Differentiation
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many CSPs are looking towards Carrier Ethernet services – a way to more rapidly and efficiently deliver the bandwidth requirements and service requirements. If not properly managed, however, operating costs could end up increasing instead of being cost-effective.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

InfoVista Corporation

Brocade One Data Center Cloud-Optimized Networks
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: To help customers make a smooth transition into the cloud – where information and application will reside – Brocade One Data Center strategy simplifies network architectures and maximizes solution flexibility and choice.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

Brocade

EX Series Ethernet Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: High-performance businesses demand a high-performance network infrastructure that provides fast, secure and reliable delivery of the applications that drive the business. Switches deployed in regional offices, campuses and data centers enable these business processes by connecting users.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

What Is an Ethernet Fabric?
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Compared to classic hierarchical Ethernet architectures, Ethernet fabrics provide the higher levels of performance, utilization, availability and simplicity required to meet the business needs of data centers today and into the future.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Brocade

Upgrading Data Center Network Architecture to 10 Gigabit Ethernet
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a closer look at a new 10 GbE design and explores the cost savings you can expect after converting to it.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Intel

Accelerate Memcached with 10GbE
sponsored by Solarflare Communications
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper and learn how you can reduce overhead and reduce response times for web applications, particularly for social networking, big data, and other scale-out applications.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 03 Aug 2011

Solarflare Communications

Unified Networking on 10 Gigabit Ethernet - Intel and NetApp
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Unified networking over 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) offers significant benefits for the data center, including a simplified power infrastructure, lower equipment and power costs, and the flexibility to meet the evoling needs of virtualization. This paper dives into these benefits and reveals how you can make them a reality in your data center.
Posted: 05 Jul 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2011

Intel

Opportunities and Challenges with the Convergence of Data Center Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Juniper, which continues to be actively involved in both the DCB and FCoE standards setting efforts, has released its first generation of convergence products, and is fully committed to continuing the development of standards and products that will eventually make a fully converged data center network a reality.
Posted: 25 Mar 2011 | Published: 25 Mar 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Comparing Private Line, Frame Relay, ATM, Ethernet and IP VPNs
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper helps enterprises choose the appropriate WAN solution.
Posted: 01 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

AT&T Corp

Building a Highly-Available Enterprise Network with Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Globalization and network convergence are driving the need for non-stop operations. Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches are designed for 99.999% uptime.
Posted: 23 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks EX4200 Line of Switches Deliver True Chassis Functionality in a Stackable Form Factor
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Legacy Ethernet switches fail to meet emerging requirements. The Juniper Networks EX4200 line of Ethernet switches with Virtual Chassis technology combine the best of stackable and chassis-based switches.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

How to Certify or Re-certify Twisted-Pair Cabling for 10 Gb/s Ethernet
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: The standards review board of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) approved the standard for 10 Gigabit/sec Ethernet over twisted-pair copper cabling (10GBASE-T) on June 8, 2006. This paper provides an overview of the performance requirements for the twisted-pair cabling and methods to measure performance.
Posted: 20 Sep 2010 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

Fluke Networks

ECI Telecom 1Net Wireless Backhaul Solution: Finding YOUR Right Path for Optimized Packet-based Backhaul
sponsored by ECI Telecom
WHITE PAPER: ECI's 1Net wireless backhaul solution provides you with a comprehensive, end-to-end solution for backhaul optimization, and options for multi-stage migration from TDM to packet at your preferred pace. Read this paper to find more.
Posted: 24 Aug 2010 | Published: 24 Aug 2010

ECI Telecom

Brocade FCoE Solutions for I/O Convergence
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Fibre Channel over Ethernet is extending the reliability benefits and service of Fibre Channels to LANs and other Ethernet networks. Learn how this approach enables flexible, scalable, and simplified data center fabrics that support increasingly powerful applications and growing amounts of data.
Posted: 11 Jun 2010 | Published: 11 Jun 2010

Brocade

Field Measurements of Ethernet Performance
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Various metrics can quantify and characterize network performance. Test plans can be written to satisfy varying organizational objectives. This white paper will describe advancements in field measurement of end-to-end Ethernet performance.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 13 Apr 2010

Fluke Networks

Brocade Carrier Ethernet Switch/Router Competitive Positioning
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, we analyze Brocade’s carrier Ethernet offering and ability to address and solve the challenges posed by CSP migration strategies and network infrastructure requirements.
Posted: 29 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Brocade
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ETHERNET NETWORKS DEFINITION (continued): …  wide area network (WAN) or to the Internet. Corporations, academic institutions and government agencies in large cities can use Metro Ethernet to connect branch campuses or offices to an intranet. A typical Metro Ethernet system has a starnetwork or mesh network topology with individual routers or servers interconnected through cable or fiber optic media."Pure" Ethernet technology in the MAN environment is relatively inexpensive compared with Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) or Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) systems of similar bandwidth. However, the latter technologies can … 
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