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A trademark for a LAN protocol.


(Computer Science) trademark computing a widely used type of local area network


(ˈi θərˌnɛt)
Trademark. a local-area network protocol featuring a bus topology and a 10 megabit per second data transfer rate.
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Noun1.Ethernet - a type of network technology for local area networksethernet - a type of network technology for local area networks; coaxial cable carries radio frequency signals between computers at a rate of 10 megabits per second
ethernet cable - any of several types of coaxial cable used in ethernets
LAN, local area network - a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices


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Mentor Graphics recently acquired the complete line of Ethernet and media access control (MAC) IP group from Alcatel, the industry leader for Ethernet IP, used in 80% of the 10/100 Mbit/s ports and over 50% of the Gigabit Ethernets ports shipping worldwide.
Mysticom and Mentor Graphics has announced rigorous performance capabilities and compatibility with the completion of extensive interoperability testing for both their Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet solutions.
We are very pleased with the results demonstrated during interoperability testing with Mentor Graphics Ethernet IP," said Wiren Perera vice president of worldwide marketing for Mysticom.