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100VG-AnyLAN

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An Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) st andard for Ethernet andtoken ring local-area networks (LANs) transmitting at 100 megabit per second.(Originally dubbed "100Base-VG" as an IEEE Ethernet specification; it was renamedafter token ring compatibility was added). In the 1990s; 100VG-AnyLAN waspromoted heavily by Hewlett-Packard; among other vendors; as a technicallysuperior LAN alternative to 100Base-T with Fast Ethernet; but it ultimately failed towin out in the marketplace. See 100Base-T and Fast Ethernet.

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