Farallon Ships Plug-and-Play Fast Starlet Gig Switch/4SX
Ideal for 1000Mbs inter-switch connectivity within a high-speed network
SAN LEANDRO, Calif. March 22nd, 2000 - Farallon Communications, Inc.,
developer of reliable cross-platform networking solutions, today announced
their Fast Starlet Gig Switch/4SX is now shipping. With 4 1000Base-SX Fiber
Gigabit ports, Farallons Fast Starlet Gig Switch/4SX is ideal for creating
a high-speed 1000Mbps network backbone.
"The connections between switches is one of the most common points of
congestion on a network," states Ken Haase, VP Marketing for Farallon
Communications, Inc. "When combined with our Fast Starlet Switch
10/100/100, the Fast Starlet Gig Switch/4SX allows users to eliminate
inter-switch congestion and still benefit from the easy-install of a
Farallons family of Gigabit solutions also includes a Gigabit PCI card for
high-end Mac OS or Windows servers, and the Fast Starlet Switch 10/100/1000
with 16 10/100 auto-negotiating switched ports and 2 1000Base-SX Fiber
Gigabit ports for connecting simultaneously to a Gigabit-equipped file
server and a Gigabit backbone.
Farallon Fast Starlet Gig Switch/4SX Features
- 4 1000Base-SX Fiber Optic SC Gigabit ports for 1000Mbps connectivity
- Store-and-forward switching architecture forwards data with minimum delay
- IEEE 802.3z compliant for full protocol compatibility
- Stores up to 32,000 unique MAC addresses
- Forwards packets at a blazing 1,488,000 packets per second
- Provides a maximum aggregate bandwidth of 4000Mbps
- Full-duplex support on every port for optimal network performance
- Built-in universal power supply for worldwide use
- Diagnostic LEDs for easy at-a-glance monitoring
- Rack-mount kit included, free technical support & 3 year warranty
Product Pricing & Availability
PN9004SX: Fast Starlet Gig Switch/4SX
US Estimated Street Price: $1799.00
Farallon products are available through major distributors and resellers
worldwide. Farallon offers a full line of reliable, plug-and-play network
cards, adapters, hubs and switches. For a complete listing visit
Dr. Farallon Provides Free Cross-Platform Technical Support
Only a phone call or an email away, Farallon's 13 plus years of experience
providing technical support to both Mac and PC users is available prior to,
during or after installing a network. For a personal consultation, visit
http://www.farallon.com/dr.farallon or call toll free 800.613.4954.
About Farallon Communications, Inc.
Founded in 1986, Farallon develops and markets reliable, plug-and-play
networking products designed to simplify networking through innovation.
With over 8 million customers worldwide, Farallon is dedicated to providing
complete, easy-to-use networking solutions and world-class technical
support to the Home, Small Business, Publishing and Education communities.
Farallon offers a complete line of network cards, adapters, hubs and
switches. Further information can be obtained via phone 510.346.8000, web
site http://www.farallon.com or email mailto:email@example.com. Farallon is
an affiliate of Gores Technology Group, a worldwide high technology
business management company. The Farallon headquarters are in San Leandro,
California, with a European office in the UK.