KrekenKreken Member Posts: 284
This standard was ratified by IEEE a couple of days ago. It specifies the transmit speed of 2.5 and 5 Gbps with support for PoE. It means you will be able to get more use of your cat 5/6 cables without rewiring everything to fiber.

Links: IEEE SA - 802.3bz-2016 - IEEE Approved Draft Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Media Access Control Parameters, Physical Layers and Management Parameters for 2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s Operation
Ethernet Alliance Applauds Successful Completion of IEEE 802.3bz | Business Wire


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