SMALL TREE COMMUNICATIONS TO LAUNCH NEW 10GbE LINE FOR APPLE’S INTEL-BASED SYSTEMS
November 02, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsOAKDALE, MN, — Small Tree Communications, an industry leader in providing state-of-the-art networking solutions, today announced plans to launch its second generation 10Gb Ethernet PCIe product for Apple’s Intel-based desktop and server systems running Mac OS X Server version 10.5 “Leopard.” Available in single-port and dual-port configurations, Small Tree’s latest 10GbE innovation offers state- of-the-art execution with greater flexibility for end users.
“Greater network bandwidth is critical in today’s business climate, where time is money, and meeting tight deadlines is critical,” stated Corky Seeber, president of Small Tree Communications. “The debut of our second generation 10GbE solution is a continuation of Small Tree’s commitment to providing Mac users cutting edge technology for streamlining information workflow, and maximizing network performance.”
“We see the continuing demand for increasing bandwidth that maximizes Intel’s multi-core processors operation from large data centers to small design houses,” said Tom Swinford, general Manager, Intel LAN Access Division. “With Small Tree’s custom drivers for the Intel® 10Gigabit XF SR Server Adapters, Intel Networking products can support a wide variety of I/O intensive applications, such as virtualization, high definition image processing and data mining.”
"The combination of Intel Networking hardware and Small Tree Software opens new opportunities to support and enhance customers’ workflow," Seeber continued. "We’re gratified that the close relationship Small Tree shares with Intel ensures the best possible performance of the OS X Leopard software in the Apple marketplace."
The Optical 10GbE single-port and multi-port cards retail for $2250 and $3350, respectively.
About Small Tree Communication
Small Tree is dedicated to providing and supporting a complete portfolio of high performance, ground-breaking, Ethernet-based networking and storage solutions for Apple Mac OS X customers. Small Tree’s team of networking developers has extensive experience in high performance computing and appreciates the demanding application requirements of Mac customers. Small Tree also provides contracted programming services for the Department of Defense. For more information about the company and its products, please call 1-866-STC4MAC – (1-866-782-4622), or visit www.small-tree.com.
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