10 Gb Ethernet now standard. – Macitynet.it
After a long journey, the eighty companies that make up the "10 Gigabit Ethernet" alliance have definitively defined and approved the IEEE 802.3ae. It is the infrastructure that goes to challenge ATM and SONET in the field of MAN – Metropolitan Area Network and which we described from these pages two years ago. More information at the alliance website.
Recall that currently the most widespread standard in terms of personal computers is 100 Mbit and only Apple includes the 1 Gigabit interface as standard in its widely used machines (PowerMac G4 and PowerBook G4).