"complex and inflexible relationship" between Layer 2 and Layer 3
Isn't this relationship which makes it flexible? Your choice of protocol over your choice of data carrier?
Nine of the majors in the Ethernet market have joined up to create the CloudEthernet Forum which they say will help the venerable networking protocol adapt to the challenges of large-scale cloud services. The forum is being spun out of the Metro Ethernet Forum – MEF – with the initial cabal comprising Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, …
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