Tutorial: Understand Ethernet Service Standards
Published: 06 August 2007
Enterprises seeking Ethernet services should realize the technology deficiencies in current services and understand how standards impact carriers' network roll-out strategies.
Table Of Contents
- Which Standards Should You Watch
- Spanning Tree Protocol — IEEE 802.1d/w
- Traffic Management
- Traffic Class Expediting — IEEE 802.1p
- Link Aggregation — IEEE 802.3ad
- Network Scalability and Reliability
- Provider Bridge (Q-in-Q) — IEEE 802.1ad
- Resilient Packet Ring — IEEE 802.17
- Provider Backbone Bridge — IEEE 802.1ah
- Virtual Private LAN Service — Internet Engineering Task Force
- Transport MPLS — ITU-T Study Group 15 G.8110.1
- Operational and Maintenance
- Demarcation Device — IEEE 802.1aj
- Ethernet in the First Mile — 802.3ah
- Connectivity Fault Management — IEEE 802.1ag
- OAM Functions and Mechanisms for Ethernet-based Networks — ITU-T Y.1731
- Ethernet Local Management Interface — MEF 16
- Security Considerations
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