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ALSO CALLED: Metro Area Networks, Metro Access Networks, Networks, Metropolitan Area Networks, Metropolitan Access Networks
DEFINITION: A metropolitan area network (MAN) is a network that interconnects users with computer resources in a geographic area or region larger than that covered by even a large local area network (LAN) but smaller than the area covered by a wide area network (WAN). The term is applied to the interconnection of networks in a city into a single larger network (which may then also offer efficient connection to  … 

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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

Designing Tomorrow's Ethernet-Based Metropolitan Area Networks
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: As the demand for inter-site bandwidth increases, organizations are using high-speed Ethernet technologies deployed within their building to communicate between their buildings. Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) are extremely effective at meeting customers' growing bandwidth requirements.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

AT&T Corp

Building a Unified Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines a step-by-step approach to developing a unified enterprise mobility strategy, enabling a more cost-effective and efficient delivery of network connectivity to a larger mobile workforce.
Posted: 29 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Motorola, Inc.
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