Synopses & Reviews
100BASE-T is a new IEEE 802 network standard actively supported by 60 of the biggest names in computer networking that will make Ethernet networks go 10 times faster, boosting network speed to 100 million bits per second. This book provides a well-balanced, vendor-neutral description of the new standard, explains what it means, and shows how to use it. Covers the use, performance, and pros and cons of 100BASE-T. Discusses wiring practices, bridges and routers, and 100BASE-T enhancements to Ethernet functionality. For Ethernet installers and managers; corporate network strategists; and network sales personnel.