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What is α-ring (Alpha Ring)?


Answer:

Alpha Ring is a redundancy protocol created by EtherWAN. In the event of a switch or switch port failure, an alternate route is created. The biggest advantage of Alpha Ring over STP, RSTP and MSTP is the time it takes to switch to the new path. Switching time for the new path in Alpha Ring (α-Ring) is less than 15 milliseconds.