Local Area Networks: To Probe Further
There are numerous Web sites that provide information related to the topics of these articles. Here are some of the best for keeping up with developments:
IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee. Links to documents and individual working group home pages.
Charles Spurgeon's Ethernet Web Site. Provides extensive information about Ethernet, including links and documents.
Gigabit Ethernet Alliance. An open forum whose purpose is to promote industry cooperation in the development of Gigabit Ethernet.
10 Gigabit Ethernet Alliance. This group promotes the 10-Gbps Ethernet standard.
Fibre Channel Industry Association. Includes tutorials, white papers, links to vendors, and descriptions of Fibre Channel applications.
Storage Network Industry Association. An industry forum of developers, integrators, and IT professionals who evolve and promote storage networking technology and solutions.
Wireless LAN Association. Gives an introduction to the technology, including a discussion of implementation considerations and case studies from users. Links to related sites.
Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance. An industry group promoting the interoperability of 802.11 products with each other and with Ethernet.
High-Speed Token Ring Alliance. White papers and product information.