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ATEK Communications Carries a variety of gigabit ethernet switches, 10 gigabit ethernet switches,DSLAMS, Frame Relay Switches, FRADS,Gigabit Ethernet switches, carrier- grade switches, VDSL Switches, fiber optic switches, IP switches, and gigabit & terabyte Switches.
The exacting demands of IP telephony deployments, enterprise aggregation, corporate data centers and network backbones, and Metro Ethernet provider Points of Presence (POPs) require solutions that combine consistent performance, carrier-class availability, enhanced security, and simplified management. The BlackDiamond® series of chassis-based switches from Extreme Networks® are designed and built to deliver these critical capabilities. The most advanced member of the BlackDiamond series is the BlackDiamond 10808 (BD10K). Designed from the ground up to support a high-density 10 gigabit infrastructure, the BlackDiamond 10K is based on Extreme Networks® fourth generation of Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) technology. These ASICs have a number of new enhancements, including longest prefic match (LPM) routing for IPv4 and IPv6, programmable packet parsing and editing, robust multicast performance, and the revolutionary CLEAR-Flow security infrastructure. These features enhance routing performance, allow support of new network protocols without disruptive hardware upgrades, enable seamless voice and video distribution, and enable real-time response to day-zero network Denial of Service (DoS) attacks. Features such as Quality of Service (QoS), Access Control Lists (ACLs), and statistics gathering can be enabled without affecting packet throughput, even at 10 gigabit data rates.
A new Gigabit Ethernet Switch from Wideband allows your company to get gigabit ethernet speeds on your LAN without re-wiring your building. You can get gigabit ethernet speeds just by changing out the NIC card and the layer 2 Wideband Gigabit Ethernet Switch. WideBand products are made in the USA to the highest quality standards and possess a uniquely robust signal that allows full Gigabit bandwidth even on less than perfect installs of Category 5 and 5e cabling. WideBand can deliver Gigabit connections up to 200 meters on Category 5 cable and 100 meters over Category 3 cable. To show signal headroom, WideBand Gigabit products are even demonstrated working over barbed wire! Acheive Gigabit Ethernet Speeds Without Rewiring - WideBand has been a leading manufacturer of Gigabit-over-copper networking since 1994 and was a developer of the first pre-standard products. When the standard began to be formed, WideBand president Dr. Roger E. Billings was an active member of the steering committee that developed the technologies found in todays IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet. Many of the underlying technologies of the standard, including the method for full duplex transmission and the elimination of data collisions, were originally developed at WideBand !
Our gigabit ethernet switches can handle a variety of users and applications from 2 users in a home office to over 250 users for a corporate multi-use environment. Our reliable, high-performance Netgear layer 3 switches, Netgear Layer 2 switches, gigabit switches switches, wireless and security products are designed for a variety of environments, providing wired and wireless connectivity within homes, offices and campuses and for remote and branch offices, telecommuters and the remote mobile workforce# Axis and NETGEAR Offer First Affordable PoE Solution that Addresses the Surveillance Market for Small and Medium-sized Businesses # NETGEAR Makes Business Wireless LAN Deployment Easy, Flexible, Affordable With Industry's First Power-Over-Ethernet Desktop Switch And PoE Enabled Access Point ,NETGEAR® and Flarion Team to Deliver Wi-Fi to Mobile Broadband Communication Products.
Speed Layer 2 Managed Gigabit Switch by Netgear
Based in Foxboro, Massachusetts, Telco Systems is committed to leading the industry in the development of transport, access, and packet products for carriers' COs, Co-Los, and POPs, as well, enterprise solutions for FTTH, SOHO, hospitality, education, and MTU/MDU. Integrating circuit- and packet-switched technologies onto flexible platforms ensures cost-effective operation.
Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Aggregation, Distribution and Concentration SwitchGigabit Ethernet connectivity key technology in todays networks. BATM/Telco Systems' T5G is specifically designed for data concentration needs in the core, data center, and server farms of small-to-medium enterprises, and for the high-speed network aggregation requirements of mid-size or large enterprises. The T5G is a cost-effective, and high-density Gigabit Ethernet switch with 10 fixed ports that can be flexibly configured as 1000BaseT copper or 1000BaseX fiber interfaces. An additional 2 GBIC ports allow network extension up to 70 km
Edge 10/100/1000 Ethernet Workgroup & Stackable Switch-BATM/Telco
Systems' T2M, New Generation Layer 2 10/100/1000 Ethernet managed
Transceivers Increase Operational Flexibility and Reduce OPEX
24 10/100BaseTX plus 4 shared Gigabit Ethernet uplinks,
Enterprise 12 Gigabit Ethernet plus 4 shared Gigabit Ethernet uplinks, SNMP managed and stackable switch Telco Systems TE 12G and TE 12GT new generation Layer 2 10/100/1000 Ethernet SNMP-managed and stackable switches are designed to meet growing demands for better QoS and enhanced security at the increasingly intelligent network edge.
T5 Routing Switch deliver high-performance switching and multi-layer services for todays enterprise and carrier environments. T5 Routing Switch allows for 64 Fast Ethernet or 8 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
T4 Routing Switch deliver high-performance switching and multi-layer services for todays enterprise and carrier environments.
T5 Modular managed Switch-these modular platforms offer service providers cost-effective high-speed IP, VDSL, and VoIP solutions.
T5Pro LAN/MAN/WAN Routing Switch T5Pros multi-layer, multi-service capabilities provide speed and simplicity along with robust services such as bandwidth management, traffic shaping, security and Quality of Service (QoS).
High-Density 10/100/1000 Ethernet Routing Switch-Telco
System's T5 Compact 10/100/1000 Ethernet Routing Switch provides
high performance in a super-compact, super-efficient size.
High-Density Gigabit Ethernet Aggregation/Distribution Routing
Systems' T5 Compact Gigabit Ethernet Routing Switch provides an
High-Density Optical Fast Ethernet Concentrating Residential
Manages TL1 Ethernet-Based Network Elements T5 Compact Target
Identifier (TID) switch
service providers a cost-effective solution for aggregation and
management of up to 480 Translation Language 1 (TL1) network elements
(NE) through a single IP address.
Telco Systems T6Pro multi-layer, multi-service Metro-Core routing switch introduces the
NETGEAR gigabit switches deliver wirespeed Gigabit Ethernet switch performance and a full set of Layer 2 switches management features with unsurpassed affordability. This next-generation, high-speed switch delivers maximum throughput where you need it - to high-performance workgroups at the edge of the network, or as a backbone for 10/100 switches and Gigabit Ethernet servers in demanding small networks. The non-blocking design offers full Gigabit throughput simultaneously to all 24 10/100/1000 ports. Layer 2 management functionality delivers reliability, control, and availability. It's an easy to use solution that delivers maximum performance right out of the box. The very affordable NETGEAR GSM7224 Layer 2 Managed Gigabit ethernet Switch creates a more productive - and future-proof - network. With increasing bandwidth requirements from applications such as video, voice, database management, and other services that slow throughput and response time, you can unleash your network and enable maximum productivity with Gigabit Ethernet for today's high-performance environments. Optimize bandwidth, security, and control with full Layer 2 management capabilities - extensive VLAN support, resiliency, traffic prioritization, port trunking, port mirroring, RADIUS, SNMP, and DHCP features, as well as broadcast storm protection. Fiber connectivity is enabled through four combination Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP*) gigabit ports. Network administrators can use any combination of these features to ensure uptime, availability, bandwidth, and throughput.
As a Gold Reseller, ATEK Communications also carries Wideband's Gigabit Ethernet Switches- which can deliver gigabit ethernet via CAT3, CAT 5 up to EIA/TIA standards 100 meters and we also carry other Gigabit Ethernet Switches with 8 Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch cofigurations- 16 Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch- that outperform Cisco Switches-Cisco Layer 2 switches- and the 8 Port Gigabit Ethernet Switches- 16 Port Gigabit Ethernet Switches. All Wideband switches outperform Cisco's switches. Dr. Billing's has fiver patents relating to gigabit ethernet technology. Call us for addtional information and pricing at (866) 342-3721. For additional information on our Cisco Trade In Program- visit our web page.
Ideal for mission critical fiber optic ring networks, the TC3820 Redundant Ring Gigabit Ethernet Switch provides maximum reliability through its sophisticated redundant ring technology. If a fiber cable or device failure occurs, the data path automatically switches over within 250 msec. to the secondary path to maintain Ring network integrity.
Available with SNMP Management, the Model TC3820 1000Base-SX/LX Switch provides six 10/100M copper ports and two Gigabit fiber ports. It can be daisy-chained and supports distances between switches up to 100 km.
Gigabit Ethernet Over CAT 3- CAT 5- Save Thousands On Re-Wiring Cost-Recent developments have changed the way the industry looks at Gigabit Ethernet. Cost barriers and problems working on existing wiring have been eliminated, resulting in widespread adoption. See what applications are driving Gigabit deployment, how productivity is being increased and what migration strategies are recommended-WideBand has been a leading manufacturer of Gigabit-over-copper networking since 1994 and was a developer of the first pre-standard products. When the standard began to be formed, WideBand president Dr. Roger E. Billings was an active member of the steering committee that developed the technologies found in todays IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet. Many of the underlying technologies of the standard, including the method for full duplex transmission and the elimination of data collisions, were originally developed at WideBand.
WideBand products are made in the USA to the highest quality standards and possess a uniquely robust signal that allows full Gigabit bandwidth even on less than perfect installs of Category 5 and 5e cabling. WideBand can deliver Gigabit connections up to 200 meters on Category 5 cable and 100 meters over Category 3 cable. To show signal headroom, WideBand Gigabit products are even demonstrated working over barbed wire!
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1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet Overview
IEEE Gigabit Ethernet Information
Gigabit Ethernet Switches Set To Take On The EnterpriseBy Joel Conover
The long wait is over. On June 25, the IEEE approved the 802.3z Gigabit Ethernet standard--nearly two years after its birth. With the eagerly anticipated standard ratified, vendors finally can deliver products to satisfy the tremendous interest that's been building for Gigabit Ethernet technology.
These are auspicious times for companies looking for faster network performance. Because of competition among vendors that are steadily increasing their 1000Base-T switch offerings, Gigabit Ethernet is more affordable and easier to deploy than ever. Unfortunately, assessing which Gigabit Ethernet solution is best suited to your needs isn't always easy. Vendors advertise their switches with the customary performance claims and glossy marketing brochures, but neither gives you a definitive idea of how a certain switch will perform in your particular environment, much less how easy it is to set up and manage. To help you get some inkling of what to expect from the latest 1000Base-T switches, I brought some of them into the Windows & .NET Magazine Lab for a test drive.
At the time of writing, at least a dozen vendors offered a wide range of Gigabit Ethernet switches. To narrow the field, I looked only at managed switches that offer native 1000Base-T ports or can accommodate a Gigabit Interface Converter (GBIC) module for uplink ports. I also looked for switches that represent a cross-section of price and functionality. And because I wanted to simulate a typical network-upgrade scenario between a server room and a remote wiring closet, I looked for vendors that could deliver Fast Ethernet to the desktop with 1000Base-T uplinks that I could pair with a 1000Base-T backbone or aggregation switch. My search led me to the most recent Gigabit Ethernet switch offerings from 3Com, Cisco Systems, and Dell. For those looking for a chassis solution, I tested a Hewlett-Packard (HP) chassis switch with Gigabit and Fast Ethernet switch modules.
The testing was fairly simple. I first conducted a baseline test on the Lab network, in which I performed routine administrative tasks (e.g., software-application deployment) while monitoring latency-sensitive streaming-media applications. I next installed Gigabit Ethernet NICs in the network's servers and in some desktop machines and went through the usual regimen of performance tuning. To simulate an upgrade scenario, I then replaced older Fast Ethernet switches in the Lab's test network with each vendor's Gigabit Ethernet offerings. As I worked with each vendor's switches, I noted how easy they were to configure and manage from basic setup to advanced features such as Virtual LAN (VLAN) configuration, routing, and cost-of-service configuration. Finally, I performed the same tasks and ran the same software as I had in the baseline test to check for a performance improvement.
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Our expectations for this review were high. For the switch portion, only products with Gigabit Ethernet interfaces were eligible. We required each vendor to submit two or more units with a total of at least 96 10/100 ports. We put each switch through a battery of tests using Netcom Systems' Smartbits test equipment. Implementing one of the largest test setups we've ever created, we bit-blasted each device to determine how much traffic it could handle. Then we turned off the bit-blasters and focused on performance aspects that affect networks like yours. (For details about our tests, see "Speeds and Feeds," page 76, and "Real World, Real Fibers," page 82.)
We took each vendor's equipment into the wiring closets at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and tested it on real fibers, pushing the distance limitations of Gigabit Ethernet over multimode fiber. After testing each solution in the wiring closet, we moved the products to the labs of Neal Nelson & Associates (1 (312) 755-1000), where we used 96 PC connections to generate more than 5 Gbps of real-world application traffic. We stress-tested each switch for at least 24 consecutive hours using Neal Nelson's (1 (312) 755-1000) LAN benchmark. (For more on the Neal Nelson (1 (312) 755-1000) tests, see "From the Lab of Neal Nelson & Associates (1 (312) 755-1000)" page 88.)
Gigabit Ethernet is a networking technology ten times faster than current 100Mbps networks. Until recently, the high cost of gigabit Ethernet combined with multiple topology standards and the need for fibre optic cables has left gigibit speeds out of reach of home users. Things have changed.
IEEE 802.3ab Recent ‘gigabit over copper’ standards have been adopted that make gigabit Ethernet as easy to use as 100Mbps Ethernet. Gigabit ethernet can now utilize Cat5 or better twisted pair cabling and the same RJ-45 connectors that are used in 10/100Mbps networks. To achieve gigabit speeds, you must use ethernet cable with all 8 wires (four pairs) present. Many inexpensive cat5 Ethernet cables have only 4 wires and can not reach gigabit speeds.
Apple, as usual, is ahead of the rest of the market in bringing gigabit Ethernet to the home. They have put 10/100/1000 base-T network adapters in the PowerMac G4 series computers. Because of the high cost of gigabit Ethernet hubs and switches, Apple has ensured that connection two PowerMac G4’s is as simple as picking up a high quality Ethernet cable. Apples implementation of Gigabit Ethernet needs no crossover cable to connect two computers together. The adapter senses the other Mac and handles the crossover automatically.
Expectations for 2002
I expect the price of gigabit Ethernet to fall dramatically in 2002. I think we will see the price of gigabit Ethernet switched fall to about $40 per port by the end of the year and the price of network cards to fall to around $35 per NIC. I think we will also see gigabit Ethernet incorporated into broadband routers by companies trying to stand out from their competition in this over-crowded router market.
Current Pricing and Products
Asante’ and Addtron appear to be the market leaders in bringing Gigabit Ethernet to the home market. They have both released PCI network adapters that can be purchased for less that $60. Unfortunately, no company has yet released a gigabit Ethernet hub or switch that is within reach of the home network users. Expect to see gigabit Ethernet products on the market soon!
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