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Lan

A Burmese unit of length equivalent to 1.8288 meters.

LAN

see LOCAL AREA NETWORK.
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Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) technology combines the benefits of Ethernet with those of Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS).
You will discover how ethernet is different from other backhaul technologies available.
It's critical that our trading platform deliver top-notch performance and availability for our customers worldwide, and we rely on MCI's Ethernet Services to retain a competitive edge.
One solution is to give the user a box with an Ethernet interface and a slow network connection (a bit like the bad old days of dialup, having a 56K modem connection actually delivering 4K of traffic), this may be the preferred approach to residential broadband, however it is not acceptable to business, which require guaranteed symmetrical bandwidth.
Unlike an Ethernet hub, which bridges all network ports into a common pool, an Ethernet switch lets users divide a network into virtual local area networks (LANs).
This combination will offer a high-performance total solution to networking vendors building a wireless gigabit Ethernet access point/router and a secure next-generation networking equipment, such as unified threat management (UTM) appliances, security appliances, security routers, secure WLAN AP and switches, and VoIP IADs.
The Cisco ME 4924 Gigabit Ethernet Access Switch is available now and starts at a list price of $43,500 USD.
PowerDsine joins a reputable group of over 60 members of the Ethernet Alliance, including its founders: 3Com, ADC, Agere Systems, AMCC, Aquantia, Broadcom, Force10 Networks, Foundry Networks, Intel, Lawrence Berkeley Labs, Pioneer Corporation, Quake Technologies, Samsung, Sun Microsystems, Tehuti Networks, Tyco Electronics, The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), and Xilinx.
RAD's RIC family of intelligent converters enables service providers to extend their Ethernet footprint by delivering transparent wire-speed Ethernet services over DS-3 or OC-3/STM-1 lines.
After a thorough evaluation, Sanef Telecoms concluded that the Atrica Carrier Ethernet infrastructure presents a more efficient data packetization than DWDM, without the restrictions of packet channel DWDM, along with a more streamlined and efficient provisioning and network management process.
Compared with Ethernet, FC-SAN technology is immature and vendors have been slow to set and adopt true standards.