Saturday, August 29, 2009

The History of Local Area Networks, LAN

In the mid 70's Robert Metcalf and David Boggs at Xerox experimented with communication
between the computers. This became the first implementation of Ethernet.

In 1982, the second version of Ethernet was implemented by Digital, Intel and Xerox. This is
the version of Ethernet that is still in use today.

In the mid 80's the first PC-networks started to appear. Network components such as
bridges and routers were now available on the market.

The normal bandwidth of the Local Area Network today is 10 Mbps.

In the near future we will see higher bandwidths, such as 100 to 1000 Mbps.

2 comments:

  1. hi..Im student from Informatics engineering, this article is very informative, thanks for sharing :)

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  2. Hi good day sir, I was wondering where did you get your reference from because I need to cite any books or written works as my source for our thesis paper. Thank you

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