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BW: Smart Link Modems Offer Linux-Compatibility

Jul 25, 2000, 22:11 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Smart Link Ltd., a developer and supplier of soft communication solutions for the PC industry, announced today that its SmartRISER56 modems are now Linux compatible. This latest improvement will allow Linux users worldwide to benefit from the improved performance and reliability of the SmartRISERr56 technology."

"Smart Link is a market leader in modem riser card form factors (AMR, ACR, and CNR), and Linux compatibility will continue to expand our reach into a larger customer base," said Antonio Visconti, vice president of marketing and business development of Smart Link. "Linux is the preferred operating system for a growing portion of the PC market, in particular for Internet appliances. Our Linux modem solution will provide reliable, low-cost Internet connectivity to that price-sensitive segment."

"According to linux.com, a website designed for Linux users, millions have implemented the Linux operating system. Linux can be found in a variety of environments and is often used as a mainstay server operating system by websites and ISPs, a design workstation by graphic artists and the platform of choice for C programmers. Linux runs on a 32-bit architecture, uses preemptive multitasking, protected memory, supports multiple users, and has rich support for networking, including TCP/IP networking. Lately, Linux is emerging as the choice operating system for low-cost Internet appliances market."

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