Greatest Moments In Interop History

, March 20, 2014 It's hard to believe it's been 26 years since the first commercial Interop conference. Over the years, vendors made splashes with new technologies, Interop grew beyond its Silicon Valley roots, and celebrities like Mr. T joined the action. Here's a look at some of the best moments in Interop's rich history.
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LAN Breakthrough

Today, 10 Gigabit Ethernet is becoming pervasive in enterprise networks and even 40GbE is showing up more and more. But back in 1989, it was a big deal when -- for the first time -- vendors at Interop set up at 100Mbps LAN. For many years now, Interop has featured a multi-vendor, volunteer-run temporary network called InteropNet, which supports conference attendees and exhibitors.

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