Higher Speed Ethernet Interoperability plugfest for IEEE Std. 802.3baTM-2010, 40 and 100 Gbps Ethernet

By Ethernet Alliance

The Ethernet Alliance has today announced the summary results of the Higher Speed Ethernet (HSE) subcommittee interoperability plugfest for products designed to support IEEE Std. 802.3baTM-2010, 40 and 100 Gbps Ethernet.  Fourteen Ethernet Alliance members including Berk-Tek Systems (a Nexans Company), Broadcom, Brocade, Extreme Networks, Ixia, JDSU, Juniper Networks, Mellanox Technologies, Opnext, Panduit, Siemon, Spirent Communications, TE Connectivity (TE – formerly Tyco Electronics) and Volex Group plc gathered at the UNH-IOL, the Interoperability Lab at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire during the week of April 18th to verify the interoperability of test equipment, switches, routers, NICs, transceivers and cabling supporting 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet. Substantial success was achieved for interoperability between transceivers, cables and systems tested.