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ALSO CALLED: 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, Ethernet, 100 Mbps Ethernet, IEEE 802.3, 802.3
DEFINITION: Ethernet as a service (EaaS) is the use of high-bandwidth, fiber optic media such as Packet over SONET (PoS) to deliver 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps or even 1000 Mbps Ethernet service to one or more customers across a common bidirectional broadband infrastructure. Ethernet, a networking technology defined in IEEE 802.3 and related specifications, is best understood as a carrier sense multiple access/collision  … 
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Ethernet Networks Reports
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How Data Centre Network Fabric and SDN Intersect
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EGUIDE: Uncover the roles software-defined networking (SDN) and network fabrics play in the data centre network to get help determining which implementation strategy is best for your business.
Posted: 14 May 2013 | Published: 14 May 2013

Top 5 Questions to Ask About Your 10GbE Data Center
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Before making the jump to a 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) data center network, there are five key questions you should ask yourself so that your transition is smooth and successful.
Posted: 08 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Software-Defined Networking Could Make Network-as-a-Service a Reality
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from explores the topic of Network-as-a-Service and how software-defined networking could help make this new network paradigm for the cloud a reality.
Posted: 05 Nov 2012 | Published: 09 Apr 2012

Wireless LAN ITDC - Checklist #2
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EGUIDE: Download this quick read to get an overview of technical requirements for wireless solutions, questions to ask potential vendors, and a list of vendors that have products that may meet your needs.
Posted: 22 Oct 2012 | Published: 22 Oct 2012

E-Guide: Software-Defined Networking Could Make Network-as-a-Service a Reality
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from explores the reality of Network-as-a-Service and how it may be coming soon to a data center near you.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 09 Apr 2012

CW Buyer's Guide: Optimising networks for cloud computing and virtualisation
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This six-page Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide to cloud networking highlights the factors CIOs and senior IT professionals need to consider as they plan their networking  strategies.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 May 2012

Extreme Networks Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into the components of a converged data center network infrastructure using Ethernet that not only builds a more effective, efficient infrastructure but also saves costs, helping you truly achieve more with less.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

Extreme Networks

Optimizing the Private Cloud with EMC VSPEX
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a scalable, on-demand infrastructure that leverages Ethernet and a powerful switching platform to help you achieve the most from your private cloud.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Extreme Networks

Application Optimization for the Network
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EZINE: In the new WAN, we'll see user-aware WAN optimization, the rise of software-defined networking and WAN-on-demand. There may be some bumps along the road to WAN innovation, but it's sure to be an interesting journey.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Open Fabric Edge - The Best Attributes of the Data Center, Now Delivered to the Edge
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Can your network accommodate the new requirements demanded on it? Explore how Ethernet switching can provide the flexibility, scalability, and resiliency you need to embrace the trends and technologies that will give your business a competitive advantage.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Extreme Networks

High-Performance iSCSI SAN Architecture - A Solution’s View from Extreme Networks, Intel and NetApp
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can increase the performance of iSCSI traffic over your converged data center network with the help of Extreme Networks' CLEAR-Flow technology.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Extreme Networks

Exploring Software-Defined Networking with Brocade
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Software-defined networking (SDN) is a hot topic today. This white paper provides an overview of the concept and the role it will play in achieving cloud success. View now to learn more!
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012


Top 5 Questions to Ask About Your 10GbE Data Center
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Before making the jump to a 10 Gigabit Ethernet data center network, there are five questions you should ask yourself. View this whitepaper to learn what they are!
Posted: 17 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

40 Gigabit Ethernet: The Migration Begins
sponsored by Ixia
EGUIDE: It's never too early to prepare for the future, especially where data growth is concerned. In this E-Guide from, we explore the future of Ethernet and why a migration to 40 GbE is necessary to sustain future growth. View now to learn more!
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013


Migrating to 40 Gigabit Ethernet and Beyond: A well planned migration
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EZINE: This edition of "Network Evolution" focuses on this progression, talking about the transition by organizations to 10 and 40 GbE switches, as well as the prospect of 100 and even 400 GbE switches. Read on to learn where this technology is going - and what it means for your business.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

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


iSCSI SAN Remains Strong After a Decade
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: This year marks the 10th anniversary of iSCSI SANs! Check out this expert E-Guide to learn why iSCSI SAN performance remains strong after 10 years, and why iSCSI SAN is cheaper and less complicated than Fibre Channel.
Posted: 05 Jun 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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


The Latest Data Storage Networking Infrastructure Trends
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: IT shops looking to consolidate their data centers and virtualize servers have to weigh the latest storage networking technology developments as they plot any infrastructure upgrade. This E-Guide explores the current state of data storage networking infrastructure before you make an upgrade.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 25 Apr 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

40 GbE: Adapting for higher bandwidth technology
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
EGUIDE: Explore the technology of 40 Gigabit Ethernet and uncover how you can adapt for this higher bandwidth technology in this E-Guide from
Posted: 07 Mar 2012 | Published: 07 Mar 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

E-Guide: 10 Gb Ethernet: Evaluating When and Why to Upgrade
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide from, learn more about upgrading to 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and also uncover many of the common misconceptions regarding this technology.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Dell, Inc.

Get the Straight Story on Ethernet Fabrics
sponsored by Brocade
VIDEO: Every new IT technology offers many opportunities, but also brings along its own challenges. Access this brief video to discover why Ethernet is no different, and why you must adapt and learn the ins and outs of the technology before gaining the benefits.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Premiered: 06 Sep 2011


How Wholesale Backhaul Service Providers and Mobile Network Operators Can Maximize the Benefits of Migrating to Ethernet Backhaul
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WEBCAST: Discover how service quality visualization can help wholesale backhaul service providers and mobile network operators maximize the benefits of migrating to Ethernet backhaul.
Posted: 18 Feb 2012 | Premiered: Feb 17, 2012

InfoVista Corporation

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.
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ETHERNET NETWORKS DEFINITION (continued): …  detect (CSMA/CD) form of baseband networking. The service arrives to the recipient via a broadband access device that looks and behaves as if one Ethernet network is being interconnected to another. To the carrier, Ethernet as a service is a set-bandwidth channel that it must accommodate, manage, and service within its overall infrastructure.Key concerns for implementation include careful provision and management of bandwidth so that one user's consumption of best-effort Internet services and high-bandwidth realtime services (such as voice, video on demand, or streaming media) does not lead to … 
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