Standards

802.3az

802.3az is an IEEE standard that offers guidelines for reducing network power consumption. It

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802.3ad

Increase Ethernet speeds with 802.3ad processes. The standard defines link aggregation for a wider transmission path and increased redundancy.

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802.1x

An authentication standard, 802.1X, supports improved security over WLANs. Users are identified before they gain access to the network.

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802.1Q

The 802.1Q standard defines protocols for Virtual LAN traffic on an Ethernet network. It includes frame-tagging specifications.

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802.1P

802.1p specifies traffic prioritization. Packets are assigned priority for their transmission along a network.

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802.11n

The 802.11n standard supports data rate improvements and WLAN ranges. This successor to 820.11g includes MIMO technology.

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802.1d

IEEE 802.1D is the Media Access Control (MAC) Bridges standard which includes the Spanning Tree. STP works to prevent bridge loops on the switched LAN.

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802.11i

The 802.11 standard supports data communications security for wireless local area networks. It defines authentication and encryption processes.

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802.11g

Learn about the 802.11g WLAN standard designed for transmissions over short distances. Plan for wireless networking technology.

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