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What does PBB stand for?

PBB stands for Provider Backbone Bridge (aka Mac-in-Mac, or MinM; IEEE 802.1ah)

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Fourteen chapters describe the basics of Ethernet, including protocol stack, bridges, switches, and hubs; key techniques for building carrier class Ethernet networks and services, including synchronization, pseudowires, and protection; Carrier Ethernet network architectures and services; traffic management; the operations, administrations, and maintenance capabilities of Carrier Ethernet; circuit emulation services; the Ethernet local management interface; Provider Backbone Bridges and Provider Backbone Transport for Ethernet scalability; and the related network technologies of transport multiprotocol label switching, multiprotocol label switching transport profile, and virtual private local area network service.
a leader in the design and delivery of technology solutions for the networking industry, announces its InterPort(TM) licensable software solution supporting Provider Backbone Bridges (PBB) and Provider Backbone Bridge Traffic Engineering (PBB-TE).
1Qay standard, "IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks--Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks--Amendment: Provider Backbone Bridge Traffic Engineering," is based on the existing IEEE 802.
Nortel is joining the Ethernet Alliance in order to collaborate with other Ethernet Alliance members in areas including the IEEE Higher Speed Study Group and the Provider Backbone Bridges projects currently underway.
This convergence is complicated by the development and deployment of a number of new Ethernet technologies such as Provider Backbone Bridge Transport (PBT), requiring significant qualification during the design and deployment phase to ensure QoS of business and residential triple-play services.
PBB-TE (Provider Backbone Bridge - Traffic Engineering), also referred to as PBT (Provider Backbone Transport) is an ongoing project in IEEE standard which provides enhancements to Ethernet and supports traffic engineering within Provider Backbone Bridge Networks (P802.