RE: Bechtolscheim at Red Herring: ATM will die.

CobraBoy (
Tue, 10 Sep 1996 10:28:07 -0700

At 10:12 AM 9/10/96 -0700, you wrote:
>[* I was also quite taken by the Red Herring cover article last month
>titled "Death to ATM!", with an interview of the charismatic CEO of
>Granite Systems. Obviously, Cisco was impressed as well. - dan *]
>Cisco to Buy Granite Systems
> Cisco Systems, Inc. plans to acquire Granite Systems, Inc. for its
> Gigabit Ethernet technology. Cisco plans to use the systems to
> offer customers a wider choice of backbone networks. Multilayer
> switching and Gigabit Ethernet provide wider bandwidth for
> multimedia, intranets, groupware, and the Internet. Granite will
> become part of the Systems Workgroup business unit.

If I can dare to ask a technical question of the members of FoRK, instead
of spewing about plans to conquer the world (tm) .

What is the installed medium for this, thick, thin, 10Base-T? Would it be a
complete re-wire? And I'm assuming it's PCI based cards only?



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