Ethernet refers to a family of LAN standards that together define the physical and data link layers of the world’s most popular wired LAN technology. The standards, defined by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), defines the cabling, the connectors on the ends of the cables, the protocol rules, and everything else required to create an Ethernet LAN.
- Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Ethernet LANs
- from Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101 Official Cert Guide
- Publisher: Cisco Press
- Released: April 2013
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