Sonnet Announces Basic Ethernet Network Adapter for PCI Express Slots

IRVINE, CA–February 20, 2008–Sonnet Technologies, a leader in upgrades
and useful accessories for Apple Mac and notebook computers, announces the
immediate availability of Presto Gigabit PCIe Basic, its latest PCI Express
(PCIe) adapter card for Mac Pro, and Power Mac G5 & Windows computers with
PCI Express expansion slots. Presto Gigabit PCIe Basic is a Gigabit
Ethernet network adapter card that expands or adds Gigabit Ethernet
connectivity in any compatible computer.

Presto Gigabit PCIe Basic offers basic networking support, yet it supports
gigabit speeds over common CAT-5 cabling, so costly cable replacement is
unnecessary. This Sonnet card offers plug-and-play installation and simple
configuration, and its 1000/100/10BaseT auto-negotiation and full/half
duplex communication support allow it to be used in most networks. Presto
Gigabit PCIe Basic includes a low profile mounting bracket that enables the
card to be easily installed in low profile PCs.

— Mac Pro
— Power Mac G5 (with PCI Express slots)
— PC with PCI Express slot
— Mac OS X Version 10.5 and higher
— Windows Vista
— Windows XP with SP2

Pricing and Availability

Presto Gigabit PCIe Basic (part number GE1000-E) is available now for the
retail price of USD $39.95. For information on Presto Gigabit PCIe Basic,
visit the Sonnet web site at:

About Sonnet Technologies, Inc.

Sonnet Technologies is a leading supplier of upgrade cards,
high-performance disk solutions and other accessories for Apple Macintosh
computers. Founded in 1986, Sonnet commemorates twenty-one years making
Macintosh upgrades. To locate an authorized reseller or purchase product,
visit the Sonnet Technologies web site at (