Sunday, December 11, 2005

Startups in race for 10 GbE over Copper

Lightreading has reported another starup - Aquantia joining the race to provide 10 GbE solutions of Copper wire. 10 GbE over Copper is being standardized at the IEEE 802.3an also called 10GBase-T, which is expected to be ratified by June next year. It provides for 10GbE over distances of 100 metres on Category 6 Copper wire. Proprietary solutions to 10GbE already exists in the market today - for example, one provided by Chelsio Communications, KeyEye Communications, and Quake Technologies.

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