10GBASE-T provides great flexibility in network design due to its 100-meter reach capability. 10GBASE-T also provides the requisite backward compatibility that allows most end users to transparently upgrade from their 10/100/1000-Mbps networks. The ecosystem is now in place, and adoption of 10GBASE-T is poised to surge. Many analysts are predicting rapid growth of 10GBASE-T in the coming year. The latest data shows that the price of 10GBASE-T technology is declining dramatically, which is helping increase product demand.