IEEE 802.1 Working Group (IEEE 802.1)
Techopedia Explains IEEE 802.1 Working Group (IEEE 802.1)
IEEE 802.1 handles the architecture, security, management and internetworking of local area networks (LAN), metropolitan area networks (MAN) and wide area area networks (WAN) standardized by IEEE 802.
The following are key IEEE 802.1 tasks:
- Designs and implements standards that regulate network management practices
- Provides services, including LAN/MAN management, media access control (MAC) bridging, data encryption/encoding and network traffic management
- Audio/video (A/V) bridging
- Data center bridging
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