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Prices drop for high-end net gear

Jun 30, 20032 mins

Latest LAN news.

Prices drop for high-end net gear, 06/30/03

Recent Layer 3 and Gigabit switch announcements from Cisco and Nortel, as well as new gear expected this week from Extreme Networks, are pushing down prices for advanced technology. But how many customers need it now?

Start-up joins WLAN fray with device, 06/30/03

Strix Systems says it will help companies do away with more wires than competing gear.

Vendors line up behind Itanium, 06/30/03

When Intel rolls out the third generation of its Itanium processor as expected today, it will be greeted by growing …

IBM to announce Madison, Xeon servers, 06/27/03

IBM plans to unveil Monday two servers based on Intel’s new Itanium 2 processor, known by its Madison code name.

SuSE and HP strengthen sales, support ties, 06/26/03

It should be easier now for users to buy and maintain some HP servers running SuSE Linux’s enterprise operating system …

Intel looks to Madison for Itanium boost, 06/26/03

If the third time really is the charm, then Intel and its hardware partners are set to reap the benefits of Madison.

IDC: WLAN coming to almost all notebooks, 06/26/03

Wireless LAN chips will plummet in price and show up in almost all notebook PCs by 2007, according to a recent study by IDC.

Microsoft promotes Win CE network gateways for Wi-Fi, 06/26/03

Four wireless networking equipment makers will use Microsoft’s Windows CE .Net 4.2 operating system in gateway devices.

Sun moving telco capabilities to clustering product, 06/25/03

Sun in 2004 plans to boost its enterprise clustering product by fitting it with high-availability capabilities.

IBM readies Opteron cluster system, 06/24/03

This fall, IBM will ship its first cluster server based on AMD’s 64-bit Opteron microprocessor.

Cisco launches advanced LAN gear for small nets, 06/24/03

Cisco this week announced modular and stackable switch gear aimed at bringing features such as advanced quality-of-service…