New Intel switches can use Category 5 wiring

New Intel switches can use Category 5 wiring

Three of Intel Corp.'s new NetStructure Gigabit Ethernet switches can use existing Category 5 copper wiring. The company also has a gigabit uplink module for one of its standalone switches.

The NetStructure 470T and 470F models are entry-level Layer 2 switches. The $3,995 470T has six 100/1000Base-T copper ports and two gigabit interface converter ports for connections to fiber networks.

The $7,495 470F has eight 1000Base-SX short-wave fiber ports. Both switches offer quality-of-service controls for data center and workgroup traffic.

Layer 3, too

The high-port-density NetStructure 480T Routing Switch, priced at $10,995, does Layer 3 switching with 12 100/1000Base-T copper ports and four GBIC ports. An optional $5,995 software upgrade supplies Layer 3 routing features such as Open Shortest Path First and IP Exchange routing, and Distance Vector Multicast Protocol and protocol-independent multicast routing for video streaming. A dual power supply for the routing switch costs $200.

The $699 uplink module for Intel's Express 460T Standalone Switch can link the switch to servers or backbones using gigabit-over-copper technology.

Contact Intel at 800-538-3373.

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