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3Com Jack Cuts LAN Costs

3Com Corp. last week launched a cabling product designed to reduce the cost of wiring LANs. The NJ100 Network Jack has four 10/100 Ethernet ports but uses only one Ethernet drop from a wiring closet to a user's desk. That means network administrators don't have to run separate Ethernet cables for different networked devices, such as PCs, notebook computers, printers, ...
3Com Corp. last week launched a cabling product designed to reduce the cost of wiring LANs. The NJ100 Network Jack has four 10/100 Ethernet ports but uses only one Ethernet drop from a wiring closet to a user's desk. That means network administrators don't have to run separate Ethernet cables for different networked devices, such as PCs, notebook computers, printers, and voice-over-IP phones. The NJ100 is available now and lists for $140.

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