Get in the know about data center Ethernet

Last updated:April 2016

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  • Data center Ethernet terminology
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Editor's note

Ethernet is not the coolest part of data center management. That title is held by the data center chiller. However, Ethernet is the backbone of the data center.

Advancements in data center Ethernet, such as cabling, speed increases and new standards, help IT workloads as a whole perform at a greater capacity. To make sure your data center can handle new Ethernet advancements, learn about the changes happening from the silicon level to the software layer, and everywhere in between.

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