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Nortel lags behind 10G curve

Dec 15, 20032 mins

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Nortel lags behind 10G curve, 12/15/03

With Cisco, Enterasys Networks, Extreme Networks, Foundry Networks and Force10 Networks having introduced switches this year that provide full-duplex 10G Ethernet throughput – and switching capacities in the terabits per second – Nortel has remained quiet. While the vendor was among those leading the charge toward 10G Ethernet several years ago, its product turnout has since cooled.

Airespace introduces access point with a twist, 12/15/03

A new wireless LAN access point from Airespace is designed to use centralized administration services, eliminating the need to go to the trouble and expense of deploying WLAN switches at remote …

Intel to ring in 2004 with delayed Prescott launch, 12/12/03

Any expectations that Intel’s next-generation Prescott processor will make an appearance in 2003 are fading fast as the year winds to a close. The chip had been expected to make its debut in …

Controversy over Chinese WLAN standard deepens, 12/10/03

Licensing requirements at the heart of a Chinese standard for wireless LANs threaten to disrupt the ability of networking equipment vendors to do business in China, according to a U.S. …

IEEE: Chinese security standard could fracture Wi-Fi, 12/09/03

The implementation of a Chinese security standard for wireless networking could undermine efforts to develop a global standard for wireless LANs and drive up the cost of networking …