SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, today launched a new aggregated series of 24-port and 48-port 1Gb/10Gb Ethernet Switches. Delivering on its commitment to provide customers with a reliable solution for their legacy network environments, the introduction of the 24-port XG0224 and 48-port XG0448 expands the XG family of Fujitsu high-performance Ethernet Switches enabling the seamless integration of existing Ethernet streams into high-speed 10Gb networks.
"Fujitsu has built upon its success in the 10GbE market with the addition of the XG0224/XG0448, a product that represents where the storage industry is strategically headed with 1GbE/10GbE technology," said Steven Murphy, president and CEO, RELDATA. "As one of the few unified storage solution providers currently shipping products with mixed 1GbE and 10GbE connectivity, we are very excited about the additional opportunities this new product provides. Customers can leverage RELDATA and the Fujitsu aligned technologies to cost-effectively maximize speed and performance in their storage environments."
The Fujitsu XG Switches offer excellent throughput, low latency, and extremely low failure rates in a compact form factor, creating an ideal environment for Enterprise deployment. Adding the 1GbE/10GbE Switches to the company portfolio will further strengthen its position in the market and offer comprehensive product solutions to customers. The combined Fujitsu XG product line will offer a high-quality option for today's high speed server networks, backbones and fabrics. Customers looking for an aggregated 1GbE/10GbE solution now have a brand offering they can trust with their network.
"Many of our customers, who have come to appreciate the performance and outstanding quality of the Fujitsu 10GbE Switch products, have also inquired about utilizing similar Fujitsu solutions in their 1Gb networks," said Jim Preasmyer, director of sales and business development, Advanced Technology Group, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "The Fujitsu 24-port and 48-port Switches provide a consolidated product offering that gives customers a low-cost upgrade path to full 10Gb networking combined with the Fujitsu brand name they have come to trust.
The XG0224 and XG0448 will feature auto sensing 10/100/1000 Base-T with 4 ports of SFP optics and open slots for 1 or 2 dual port 10GbE uplink cards, depending upon the model. The low-power, 1U high form factor allows for easy integration into existing networks and system chassis while also providing an easy upgrade path for customers.