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Alcatel releases Gigabit Ethernet and PoE stackable switches

Alcatel has introduced the OmniSwitch 6850 line of 10 Gigabit-capable workgroup switches that provide Gigabit Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) capabilities as well as Gigabit to the desktop and 10 Gigabit up...


May 1, 2006  


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Alcatel has introduced the OmniSwitch 6850 line of 10 Gigabit-capable workgroup switches that provide Gigabit Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) capabilities as well as Gigabit to the desktop and 10 Gigabit uplinks.

The switches are available in 24-port and 48-port versions with AC and DC power with standard and high-power PoE, and with or without 10-Gigabit uplinks. Eight of them can be stacked together for a total capacity of 384 Gigabit ports and 16 10-Gigabit ports.

The OmniSwitch 6850 is available immediately from Alcatel resellers while the OmniSwitch 6850L will be available this summer. Prices start at US$3,995 for the OmniSwitch 6850-24 model.

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