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Feature: Layer upon layer upon layer gets to core user needs

"The advent of the Layer 3 switch is what made frame networks at the core possible," said Basil Alwan, US-based vice president of product management at Bay Networks. "You get one of the main benefits of ATM -- you can switch or route equally fast. That has important implications for how you can build networks."

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