DECnet


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DECnet

A proprietary network protocol designed by Digital Equipment Corporation. The functionality of each Phase of the implementation, such as Phase IV and Phase V, is different.

DECnet

Digital's network architecture, which supported Ethernet-style LANs and baseband and broadband WANs over private and public lines. DECnet interconnected PDPs, VAXs, PCs, Macs and workstations. DECnet/OSI was an implementation of DECnet Phase V that provided compatibility with DECnet Phase IV and TCP/IP. In DECnet terminology, a node was an intelligent machine, not just a terminal.
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So far, the company has seen benefits from its DECNet and IP routing capabilities and from its port monitoring feature.
By isolating the Digital management traffic on application critical subnets and passing back only significant status and events, DEView eliminates the need to run proprietary DECnet and LAT protocols over the entire enterprise network and greatly reduces the polling load previously experienced when polling all nodes from a single station.
Last October, Digital announced software products running on the full range of VAX computer systems that provide more extensive links between DECnet and SNA networks.
Since its introduction in 1993, the DECwanrouter 90 has been especially popular because of its low cost and support for TCP/IP, DECnet and OSI.
This is a "must have" capability in order for end nodes to concurrently run NetBIOS and DECnet.
Using full seven-layer protocol, it has the capability to decode any of over 250 different network protocols, including TCP/IP, IPX, SMB, SNA, DECnet and others.
More over, NetEducate incorporates protocols like IPX/SPX, Apple Talk, and DecNet configuration, trouble shooting and debugging for training, certification and real-world situation simulation.
NOTE: Digital, DEC, DECnet, OpenVMS, MailWorks and the Digital logo are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation.
Prior to that position he was at Digital Equipment Corporation, where, for 16 years, he led the design and analysis of many networking technologies including Ethernet, DECnet, OSI, FDDI, and ATM networks.
NOTE: DECnet and LAT are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation.