Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ethernet ports, low power, and multimedia, Part 2

In the previous post, I discussed the huge potential power savings being enabled by the IEEE’s 802.1-az Ethernet specification now under development and early deployment. While IEEE 802.1-az promises to save significant amounts of power and energy through the use … Continue reading

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Ethernet ports, low power, and multimedia, Part 1

When you think about the massive affects that the Ethernet standards have had on system design, the overall impact is no less than staggering—and I do not use that term lightly. Thirty years ago, when Ethernet was new, networking was … Continue reading

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