FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Farallon Ships New 10/100 Dual-Speed Hub
An ideal solution for schools and businesses to integrate their new iMacs
and other Fast Ethernet clients with existing 10Base-T Ethernet.
ALAMEDA, Calif., September 28, 1998 - Farallon is now shipping the new Fast
Starlet 10/100 Dual-Speed Hub/8. Equipped with 8 auto-negotiating 10/100
ports, Farallon's economical, compact, plug-and-play dual-speed hub is
perfect for schools and small businesses that are looking to network iMacs,
other 100Mb-capable nodes and existing 10Mb devices, but do not require
more expensive switched hub solutions.
Every port on the Fast Starlet 10/100 Dual-Speed Hub seamlessly works at 10
or 100Mbps, allowing users to take full advantage of their Fast Ethernet
devices, such as the iMac with built-in 10/100, while providing the ability
to easily integrate existing 10Base-T Ethernet devices such as printers or
older workstations. A built-in 2-port switch provides connectivity between
devices attached at 10Mb to those attached at 100Mb.
The Fast Starlet 10/100 Dual-Speed Hub/8 features:
* NWay 10/100 auto-negotiation for easy integration of 10 & 100Base-T devices
* Built-in 2-port switch for connectivity between 10Mb & 100Mb devices
* Works with iMacs, other Macs & PCs in both 10Mb & 100Mb modes
* Diagnostic LEDs for at-a-glance 10/100 & link/activity monitoring
* Plug-and-play; no software drivers to install
* Universal power supply for worldwide use
* Free technical support & lifetime warranty
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"The Fast Starlet Dual Speed Hub is the perfect solution to connect iMacs
together for 100Mb performance while keeping backward compatibility to
slower Macs and printers," states Ken Alan, Farallon Product Manager.
"Every port auto-negotiates the fastest speed for the device that's being
connected, so it's completely plug-and-play for the user."
Fast Starlet 10/100 Dual-Speed Hub Pricing & Availability
US Estimated Street Price $359.00
NOW SHIPPING (PN940/8)
Farallon offers a complete line of Ethernet and Fast Ethernet hubs,
switches and network cards. For more information visit
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In line with Farallon's tradition of providing technical support, Dr.
Farallon's Network Performance Clinic offers FREE telephone consultation to
anyone seeking help with designing their network for optimal performance,
no matter what their budget. For more information on the Dr. Farallon
program call 1-800-613-4954 or visit (http://www.farallon.com/dr.farallon).
Founded in 1986, Farallon develops and markets reliable plug-and-play
Ethernet and Fast Ethernet 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 Education, Publishing,
Small Business and Home Networking communities. Further information can be
obtained via phone (510) 814-5000, fax (510) 814-5023, web
(http://www.farallon.com) or (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org). Farallon
headquarters are in Alameda, California, with a European office in London.
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