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2010-12-14 10:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Force10 Networks, Inc., a global technology leader that data center, service provider and enterprise customers rely on when the network is their business, today announced John D'Ambrosia, chief Ethernet evangelist of its CTO Office, has been appointed to the Ethernet Alliance (EA) board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100831/SF55967LOGO) D'Ambrosia has been active in the development of Ethernet-related...

2008-11-11 09:00:12

Solarflare Communications, the leader in standards-compliant 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) silicon, will present on the topic of 10 Gigabit Ethernet over copper at ISPCON in San Jose, CA, November 11-13, 2008. Led by Dr. Bruce Tolley, vice president of marketing for Solarflare, the session will provide an overview of the IEEE 802.3an 10GBASE-T standard for 10GbE. He will also discuss technical advancements that enable organizations to easily and cost-effectively upgrade their existing...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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