Switched Ethernet is one of the fastest growing LAN technologies nowadays, and it overcomes the limitation of shared Ethernet
; therefore, it can significantly improve the real-time data transmission of control networks.
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.
If your network consists of analog modems, shared Ethernet
hubs and 100-MHz desktop computers, you may be right.
The new MiLAN dual-speed unmanaged switches have been designed to provide network managers with a sensibly- priced performance alternative to traditional shared Ethernet
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.
While that is still more than standard Ethernet connections - shared Ethernet
hubs can cost as little as about $60 - Hall reasons that, "It's not fair to compare ATM's cost to that of Ethernet, because of ATM's superior capabilities.
The upgrade was from 10 Mbps to 155 Mbps and from the existing shared Ethernet
to ATM using the ForeRunner ASX1000 backbone switch.
With shared Ethernet
, the network in effect "listens" for silence before it transmits information from one PC to another.
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.