[802SEC] IEEE P802.3bs draft PAR and CSD response - Media Access Control Parameters, Physical Layers and Management Parameters for 400 Gb/s Operation
Dear EC members,
In support of subclause 10.2 'IEEE 802 LMSC Approval' of the LMSC Operations Manual please find below the required information in respect to the IEEE P802.3bs Amendment: Media Access Control Parameters, Physical Layers and Management Parameters for 400 Gb/s Operation PAR for consideration at the March 2014 plenary.
 Draft PAR and CSD responses:
Draft PAR: <http://www.ieee802.org/3/400GSG/project_docs/PAR_400_14_0121.pdf>
Draft CSD responses: <http://www.ieee802.org/3/400GSG/project_docs/CSD_400_14_0121.pdf>
 Explanatory technical background material:
The project is necessary to provide solutions for aggregation & high-bandwidth interconnect in these key application areas: cloud-scale data centers, internet exchanges, co-location services, wireless infrastructure, service provider and operator networks, and video distribution infrastructure.
 Status of the development of the PAR:
The draft PAR and CSD responses are pending IEEE 802.3 Working Group approval at the March 2014 plenary.
Since the submission deadline for the March 2014 NesCom meeting (14th February 2014) occurs prior to the date of the March IEEE 802 EC meeting, I will pre-submit this draft PAR to NesCom on the understanding that:
[a] Any changes to the draft PAR text resulting from the Plenary will be promptly communicated to the NesCom Administrator.
[b] Should the IEEE 802.3 Working Group not approve the submission, it will be removed from the IEEE 802 Executive Committee and NesCom agenda.
[c] Should the IEEE 802 Executive Committee not approve the submission, it will be removed from the NesCom agenda.
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