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FYI...

  • From: Robert Mathews
  • Date: Thu Apr 24 06:09:27 1997
  • Country: = United States of America =
  • Distribution: GENERAL

	F Y I ..   Just thought of sharing this with you..

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        DIGITAL Licenses FDDI Full Duplex Technology to Cisco

        Provides Maximum Bandwidth and Investment Protection
                     for Switched FDDI Networks

MAYNARD, Mass., April 22, 1997 -- Digital Equipment Corporation 
(NYSE:DEC) and Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced a 
licensing agreement for Digital's patented FDDI Full Duplex 
Technology (FFDT) to be used on Cisco's high-end routers.  The 
agreement will enable Cisco high-end routers to maximize performance 
when connected to full duplex FDDI-capable devices, such as 
Digital's GIGAswitch/FDDI backbone switch.  The agreement will also 
provide FDDI customers with a path encompassing future growth and 
capacity needs.


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