CMPNet: Adapter Makers Tout Cheap Linux RASs

“The low cost of supporting a Linux product, paired with the
economies of making a RAS out of a PC, have caught the imaginations
of WAN adapter vendors attending this week’s LinuxWorld Conference
and Expo.”

“The next step, the vendors said, will be to release synchronous
adapters that make PCs into ISP Internet connectivity devices
capable of linking frame relay, PPP, and X.25 services to corporate
users. Both Cyclades and Digi representatives said they’re readying
products for shipment, though dates aren’t yet available.”


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