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In Pictures: 20 milestones in Ethernet's first 40 ...
Standards to ruggedize Ethernet for data centers took off in 2008. The IEEE worked on Data Center Bridging and Shortest Path First lossless forwarding techniques, while the IETF defined TRILL for multiple active paths, and ANSI worked on FibreChannel-over-Ethernet for LAN/storage convergence.
In Pictures: 20 milestones in Ethernet's first 40 years