Specific vendor groups of interest include the following:
The Gigabit Ethernet Alliance was formed to promote industry cooperation in the development of Gigabit Ethernet. Several white papers are available at their Web site, http://www.gigabit-ethernet.org/ Standards must be obtained from IEEE.
The High Speed Token Ring Alliance was formed by leading Token Ring vendors. Their Web site provides some technology white papers:
http://www.hstra.com/whitepapers.html Standards must be obtained from the IEEE.
The ATM Forum was formed to promote the use of ATM. The Forum originated many ATM standards, including the ATM standards relating to LAN Emulation. Free technical specifications are available at this site: