shared Ethernet

shared Ethernet

The use of Ethernet hubs, which were the first central connecting device in a 10Base-T network. Contrast with switched Ethernet.
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The Bank also requires one (1) Fiber connection with a minimum speed of 1 GBPS to supplement the current 1 GBPS shared Ethernet circuit.
Shared Ethernet LAN over MSPP -- This option allows customers to share data between multiple locations along a self-healing SONET ring without committing a major portion of the ring to accommodate it like a point-to-point arrangement requires.
The new MiLAN dual-speed unmanaged switches have been designed to provide network managers with a sensibly- priced performance alternative to traditional shared Ethernet technology.
We decided to migrate from a shared Ethernet (10 Mbps) network for our 2,000 network nodes to switched Ethernet and Fast Ethernet (100 Mbps).
Users benefit from direct access to their networks, and the bottlenecks of shared Ethernet or token ring disappear as point-to-point switching is deployed.
As the company grew over the years, our network evolved from shared Ethernet to switched Ethernet, but we began running out of ports to support our ever-increasing number of users.
With shared Ethernet, the network in effect "listens" for silence before it transmits information from one PC to another.
The upgrade was from 10 Mbps to 155 Mbps and from the existing shared Ethernet to ATM using the ForeRunner ASX1000 backbone switch.
Many parameters combine to determine whether the network topology is shared Ethernet, switched Ethernet, FDDI, or Gigabit Ethernet: the size of the facility, the size of media transfer, the complexity of the images, the number of computers, modems, audio and video equipment utilizing the network, and also the lease of the building.

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