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March 25, 1996


By CBR Staff Writer

Compaq Computer Corp has introduced its first Ethernet PC Card to enable notebook users to access corporate networks remotely. The board is PCMCIA Type II card-, IEEE 802.3-compliant, with connections to 10Base-T and 10Base-2 networks. It has 16-bit data bus, a 32Kb main memory packet buffer memory and transfer rate of up to 10M-bits per second. Driver support is said to include MS- DOS, Artisoft Corp’s LANtastic, Banyan Systems Inc Vines, Novell Inc’s NetWare, OS/2, all of the Microsoft Corp systems, Santa Cruz Operation Inc Unix and TCP/IP environments. Available immediately, it sells for $170.

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