Mountain View, CA – October 22, 2007 – The Ethernet Alliance today announced the addition of nine new members including Brocade, Dune Networks,International Engineering Consortium (IEC), LSI Corporation, Marvell Semiconductors, Mellanox Technologies, Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO), SMC Networks and Woven Systems.
“I am pleased to announce the addition of all our new members that include both technology vendors and industry organizations,” said Brad Booth, president, Ethernet Alliance. “This diversity in our membership allows Ethernet Alliance members to take advantage of networking and research within the IEEE 802™ Ethernet ecosystem, ultimately furthering the advancement and promotion of the technology.”
Industry white papers and member-only research report available now on the Ethernet Alliance website
The Ethernet Alliance announces the availability of the following white papers:
“Overview of Requirements and Applications for 40 Gigabit and 100 Gigabit Ethernet”
Authors: Mark Nowell, Cisco; Vijay Vusirikala, Infinera; and Robert Hays, Intel.
Summary: The white paper outlines the growing bandwidth requirements in the enterprise computing environment, the aggregation effects in the data center and service provider networks, specifically looking at 40GbE and 100GbE.
Ethernet in Entertainment Networks
Author: Michael M. Lay, Strand Lighting, Inc.
Summary: This white paper looks at the integration of commercially available Ethernet products in the entertainment industry.
10GBASE-T: 10Gigabit Ethernet over Twisted-pair Copper
Authors: David Law, 3Com; Brad Booth, Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC); Paul Kish, Belden; Hugh Barrass, Cisco; Michael Bennett, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Chris DiMinico, MC Communications; Bruce Tolley, Solarflare Communications; George Zimmerman, Solarflare Communications; Shimon Muller, Sun Microsystems
Summary: This white paper addresses the reason for 10GBASE-T, how it works and how you use it.
Ethernet in Avionics Networks
Author: Larry Hannett, LCH Engineering
Summary: The subject of this white paper is the development of FDSE for use in Avionics networks, and the desirability of simple-to-analyze and deterministic network behavior in knowing where each packet is going and how long it takes to get to its final destination.
To access these white papers, visit www.ethernetalliance.org/technology/white_paper[…].
The Ethernet Alliance also announces the availability of a member-only research report, “The Adoption of 10 Gigabit Ethernet,” describing the current state of 10 Gigabit Ethernet adoption; application areas and business objectives; and current levels of penetration across large U.S. organizations.
To gain access to this research report or to learn more about the benefits of membership and what it means to be a member of the Ethernet Alliance, visit www.ethernetalliance.org/join.
About Ethernet Alliance
The Ethernet Alliance is dedicated to promoting industry awareness, acceptance, and advancement of technology and products based on existing and emerging IEEE 802 Ethernet standards. The organization’s mission is to accelerate industry adoption and remove barriers to market entry by providing a cohesive, market-responsive industry voice on IEEE 802 Ethernet projects. For more information about the Ethernet Alliance, visit www.ethernetalliance.org.