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10 Gig Ethernet Links

10GEA: The official Web site of the 10 Gigabit Ethernet Alliance. (This site provides information on 10 Gigabit Ethernet and presentations on the evolving 10 Gigabit Ethernet standard.)

10 Gigabit Ethernet - An Introduction. (A white paper on 10 Gigabit Ethernet provided by the 10 Gigabit Ethernet Alliance.)

IEEE 10 Gigabit Ethernet Information (802.3ae) (Working documents of the group developing the IEEE 802.3ae 10 Gigabit Ethernet standard. For those who want the nitty gritty details of a standard in process.)

Broadcom 10 Gbps Transceiver (Broadcom has announced a 10 Gbps Ethernet transceiver. The press release and other information can be found on the High Speed Networking section of the Broadcom Web site.)


NOTE:  The IEEE is now charging for even the draft copies of their standards.  Some of these links to the PDF files may or may not work, the newer releases typically don't.

IEEE 802.1d  (this is spanning-tree) 

    IEEE 802.1x  (Port Based Network Access Control)

    IEEE 802.1t (Maintenance to 802.1D to support 802.1X)

    IEEE 802.1r (GARP [Generic Attribute Registration Protocol] Proprietary Attribute Registration Protocol [GPRP])

    IEEE 802.1w  (Rapid Reconfiguration of Spanning-tree)

IEEE 802.1Q   (this is the standard for VLAN trunking)

    IEEE 802.1u(Maintenance to 802.1Q for problems reported to the workgroup)

IEEE 802.1s (this is  multiple spanning-trees for VLANs) 

IEEE 802.1v  (VLAN Classification by Protocol and Port)