December 16, 1996 1:00 PM ET
3Com integrates Token-Ring clients, Fast Ethernet servers
By Maria Seminerio

  3Com Corp. today unveiled its Token-Ring-in-Fast Ethernet system for integrating Token-Ring clients and Fast Ethernet networks, set to ship in the second quarter of next year.

The system, based on ASIC technology that enables wire-speed transmission of Token-Ring frames within Fast Ethernet frames, includes a SuperStack II Switch 2000 Token-Ring and Fast Ethernet modules, switches and network interface cards, 3Com officials said.

The Token-Ring-in-Fast Ethernet module is priced at $1,500.

3Com, based in Santa Clara, Calif., can be reached at www.3Com.com/.

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