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Broadband is the “killer app” for modernizing cities large and small: analyst

The widespread availability of high-speed broadband is the “killer app” that will kickstart innovation and growth within North American communities, according to an industry observer

The evolving switch

Power over Ethernet, support for voice and quality of service are all features users are looking for in switches. An Info-Tech analyst advises not everyone needs Gigabit speeds

New switches, WAPs and software from Extreme Networks

The network gear maker also announces a Web resource, Widget Central, and a software development kit for partners to better integrate their software with Extreme switches

Xirrus joins 802.11n product parade

Xirrus is the latest of the wireless LAN vendors to announce an access point that supports the most recent draft of the IEEE 802.11n high-throughput standard.

Lucent ships new ‘carrier-class’ firewall/VPN gear

Lucent Technologies Inc. this week announced two new models of "carrier-class" firewall/VPN equipment aimed for use in perimeter defence by ISPs, telecom companies as well as large enterprises.

Netgear shows off copper gig

At the Comdex Fall 2001 show earlier this month, Netgear Inc. showed off an array of copper-based gigabit Ethernet products, some with a per-port price tag as low as US$90.


Foundry Networks Inc. has introduced software for running and managing its switch family, as well as a new gigabit module for tying switches to a corporate backbone.

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