FDDI is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard that defines a dual Token Ring LAN operating at 100 Mbps over an optical fiber medium. It is used…

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Station access to a Token Ring is deterministic; a station can transmit only when it receives a special frame called a token. One station on a token ring…

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The Token Ring network was originally developed by IBM in the 1970s. It is still IBM’s primary LAN technology and is second only to Ethernet in general LAN…

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 – Fast Ethernet  – Fast EtherChannel®  – Gigabit Ethernet  – Gigabit EtherChannel We’ve mentioned that Ethernet also has high speed options that are currently available. Fast Ethernet is…

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Ethernet is known as being a very reliable local area networking protocol. In this example, A is transmitting information and B also has information to transmit. Let’s say…

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This chart give you an idea of the range of Ethernet protocols including their data rate, maximum segment length, and medium. Ethernet has survived as an essential media…

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Ethernet and IEEE 802.3 Ethernet was initially developed by Xerox. They were later joined by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) and Intel to define the Ethernet 1 specification in…

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