Sunday, October 1, 2006

3Com Debuts New SMB Unified Switch

3Com introduced its latest, convergence-ready, "Unified Switch" for organizations with 5 to 250 users. The 3Com Unified Switch combines wired and wireless functionality. Key features include:

  • Full, Layer 2 line rate gigabit speeds with zero packet loss across all 24 ports;

  • Full 802.3af Power over Ethernet support available on each of its 24 ports;

  • Auto-voice VLAN capability;

  • 802.1X authentication;

  • Wireless WPA2 security and AES encryption;

  • Rogue wireless access point detection and mitigation;

  • Wireless fast roaming and automatic load balancing across managed APs; and

  • Support for 802.11n

The list price is US$2,750. 3Com will also offer matching Wireless PoE Access Points.

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