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April 6, 1989

FIBRONICS OFFERS IBM CHANNEL CONNECTION TO FIBRE DISTRIBUTED DATA NETWORK

By CBR Staff Writer

Fibronics UK Ltd has announced the support of IBM mainframes on its Fibre Distributed Data Interface networks with System Finex, a 100Mbps fibre-optic token ring local area network. The new FX8222 connects the Systems Finex fibre-optic backbone ring directly to a channel of an IBM 370-type mainframe; it sends and receives data on the IBM channel at up to 3Mbytes-per-second, while the data rate on the FDDI backbone is 100Mbits-per-second. The FX8222 from Basingstoke, Hampshire-based Fibronics is supported on mainframes by Fibronics’ KNET software, available for MVS and VM operating systems; the FX8222 is UKP27,000 per mainframe connected to the network.

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