Solution Increases Connectivity and Throughput at Attractive Price Point
Chippewa Valley, WI, October 16, 2006–(
Tree Communications, an industry leader in networking and storage
solutions, announces the introduction of the first Gigabit Ethernet 34mm
ExpressCard for the Apple MacBook Pro. The Small Tree
( offers high-performance
Gigabit connectivity at an attractive price point — $79 — and is
specifically designed to plug into a MacBook Pro (plus other Windows
desktop or laptop systems) equipped with an ExpressCard 34mm slot. The
PEG34m provides throughput and connectivity at speeds up to 100 times
faster than the original Ethernet.

The PEG34m, which has a unique foldable RJ-45 connector, is the thinnest
ExpressCard on the market today, making it easy and convenient to carry and
store. The PEG34m provides MacBook Pro owners with a second fully
functional Gigabit network for applications such as large file transfer and
sharing. Working in conjunction with the computer’s built-in Gigabit
Ethernet port the PEG34m supports 802.3ad link aggregation and Jumbo frames
up to 9000MTU. “Small Tree’s PEG34m is a highly affordable solution
capitalizing on the broad appeal of Ethernet technology,” states Corky
Seeber, president of Small Tree Communications. “We are specifically
targeting the PEG34m at the personal, small office/home office buyer,
allowing them to obtain additional Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and
performance without cost being an issue.”

About Small Tree Communication

Small Tree Communications is dedicated to providing unique leading edge
enterprise networking solutions to the Mac. With world-class high
performance computing experience from its team of networking and kernel
developers, Small Tree brings new technology peripheral products to meet
the demanding application requirements of Mac customers. Small Tree also
provides contracted programming services for the Department of Defense. For
more information about the company and its products, please call
1-866-STC4Mac or visit