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TMCNet:  Ethernet Alliance Hosts Next IEEE P802.3™ / IEEE 802.1™ Joint Interim Session

[May 06, 2014]

Ethernet Alliance Hosts Next IEEE P802.3™ / IEEE 802.1™ Joint Interim Session

BEAVERTON, Ore. --(Business Wire)--

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies today announced it will be hosting the next IEEE P802.3™ / IEEE 802.1™ joint interim session during the week of May 12, 2014. The event brings together IEEE (News - Alert) 802® task force, study group, and ad hoc members to discuss and further advance a diverse array of projects, including development of Ethernet's next speed, 400 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE).

"The IEEE 802 community is busier than it has ever been, addressing a broad range of new technologies and application areas spanning everything from new power over Ethernet standards efforts to applications targeting Ethernet in vehicles to 400GbE," said chairman, Ethernet Alliance (News - Alert), and chief Ethernet evangelist, Dell. "Ethernet's continuing evolution is helping to drive the next wave of technology innovation - connected cars and the Internet of Things (IoT), for example - that will profoundly impact the world at large. As an organization dedicated to consensus building within the Ethernet community, the Ethernet Alliance is please to be hosting the next IEEE P802.3 / IEEE 802.1 joint interim session."

The IEEE P802.3 / IEEE 802.1 joint interim session will be held the week of May 12, 2014 at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, Norfolk, VA. The Ethernet Alliance invites interim session attendees to join it for a special event aboard the Battleship Wisconsin at 6:30pm EDT on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The reception includes refreshments, self-guided tours, and special guests from the U.S. Navy.

For more information about the next IEEE P802.3 / IEEE 802.1 joint interim session, please visit http://bit.ly/802Interim. For more information about the Ethernet Alliance please visit http://www.ethernetalliance.org, follow @EthernetAllianc on Twitter (News - Alert), visit its Facebook page, or join the EA LinkedIn group. To receive updates on Ethernet Alliance news, activities and events sign up for the organization's newsletter at www.ethernetalliance.org/newsletter.

About the Ethernet Alliance

The Ethernet Alliance is a global consortium that includes system and component vendors, industry experts, and university and government professionals who are committed to the continued success and expansion of Ethernet technology. The Ethernet Alliance takes Ethernet standards to market by supporting activities that span from incubation of new Ethernet technologies to interoperability demonstrations and education.


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