Knowledge Base

Title Authors Last Update Category
10BASE-T Medium Attachment Unit

An overview of the 10BASE-T Medium Attachment Unit.

July 5, 2012 Tutorials
Ethernet Alliance - Marketing Organization for IEEE

Resource to find information about current and future Ethernet technologies.

June 29, 2012 External Links
Networking Tutorials Lantronix

A series of networking tutorials focused on Ethernet technology.

June 29, 2012 Tutorials
Useful Acronyms

A brief list of acronyms used in the Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10Gigabit Ethernet and Power over Ethernet consortia.

June 29, 2012 Tutorials
BER Testing: How Many Bits Are Enough? Andy Baldman

The purpose of this article is to discuss the concept of Bit Error Ratio testing, and will explain, using a minimum amount of math, the answer to the fairly common question: "How many bits do I need to send in order to verify that a devices exceeds a given BER?"

June 29, 2012 Theses
Ethernet Evolution Hadriel Kaplan and Bob Noseworthy

This is an all encompassing overview of Ethernet technologies, from 10Meg to 10Gig and how it all works.

Originally presented at the 2001 Network+Interop even in Atlanta.

June 29, 2012 Tutorials
Clause 28 Auto-Negotiation

A brief tutorial the covers the basics behind Clause 28:Auto-Negotiation.

June 29, 2012 Tutorials
Ethernet Technologies Cisco Systems

Overview of internetworking basics and technologies, provided by Cisco Systems.

June 20, 2012 External Links
Clause 40 Auto-Crossover White Paper Matthew Hersh

A brief tutorial that covers the basics behind the Clause 40 Automatic MDI/MDI-X Configuration.

April 18, 2006 Tutorials
The Ethernet Effect: Collaboration, Interoperability, and Adoption of New Technologies Seamus Crehan, George Kimura, Eric Lynskey and Chris Volpe

Representing the first public summary of objective, multi-vendor Ethernet conformance and interoperability testing conducted over an extended period. This whitepaper summarizes seven years of Fast and Gigabit Ethernet testing data gathered through the end of 2005, including test reports from 900 individual products representing several hundred companies.

January 1, 2006 White Papers