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VLAN (Virtual LAN)
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IEEE 802.1 Working Group

Gigabit Ethernet Alliance

The ATM Forum's MPOA, VLANS and Distributed ROUTER paper

Alcatel Wire-Speed Routing Guide

Intel paper: "Extending Virtual LANs to the Server"

Cisco VLAN Roadmap

Cisco paper: "LAN Switching"

Cisco Paper: "Designing Switched LAN Internetworks"

Cabletron 802.1Q VLAN Users Guide

Foundry Networks paper: "Implementing Virtual LANs in High Speed Packet Networks"

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