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port aggregation

(1) Combining two or more network lines into one. See channel bonding.

(2) Cisco's version of the IEEE 802.3ad "link aggregation" technology (see 802.3ad).
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Link aggregation allows for the grouping of up to four 10G ports into one 40G port at the physical layer for scalable high-bandwidth aggregation.
4 GHz quad-core processor and 2GB RAM, DS715 provides data transmission rates over 216 MB/s reading and 142 MB/s writing with Link Aggregation.
While the new solutions occupy less space, they offer 40Gb/s per system network uplink capability, Ethernet ring support, multi-system link aggregation and stacking options.
The testing by EANTC validated items such as IPv4 forwarding, IPV4 multicast forwarding, IPv6 forwarding, RSVP-TE, MPLS label forwarding, HQoS, L2VPN, L3VPN, load balancing based on IP routes, load balancing based on Link Aggregation, full-rate forwarding for all packet sizes tested and all-service power consumption and stability.
This is called a link aggregation and they can be classified into approximated line, single path parameter, best case of multiple path parameters and worst case of multiple path parameters link aggregation.
For the first time, the WTM 6000 incorporates the latest packet transport features that have until now only been available in lower capacity microwave systems, such as built-in Ethernet switching, link aggregation and traffic prioritisation and Quality of Service controls.
and said it now provides WAN and ISP link aggregation, load balancing and network failover and security controllers to more than 6,000 companies.
Ecessa (formerly Astrocom), Plymouth, MN, a leader in affordable WAN link controllers for small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs), announced that SMEs can now use its PowerLink WAN link aggregation products with low-cost DSL and/or cable links to increase bandwidth capacity by more than 350% with a significant improvement in network performance at the same or lower cost as they pay for a T1 line.
Link aggregation and virtual chassis - link aggregation, or trunking, bundles multiple links to deliver more bandwidth and higher availability.
Link aggregation extends the ROI of network security and performance solutions, but also subjects them to greater data rates that can cause overloaded CPU processing.
Link aggregation is another way to address varying traffic requirements.
For example, traffic prioritization, DSCP remarking (a key requirement for supporting Voice-over-IP), Link Aggregation and VLAN configurations can all be controlled through simple, web-based menus.

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