Monthly Archives: September 2014

10G Networking: Who, What, When, Why?


On a Tuesday many years ago, Bob’s memo changed everything. The Tuesday in this instance was the 22nd of May 1973, and the Bob was Professor Robert Melancton Metcalfe. Perhaps more important was the groundbreaking memo, which detailed an “omnipresent, completely-passive medium for the propagation of electromagnetic waves”. So was born Ethernet, a family of computer networking technologies for local area and larger networks. Since the early days of the “DIX” standard (Digital Equipment Corporation, […]