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New Modem Supports Ethernet and Token-Ring Netware

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New Modem Supports Ethernet and Token-Ring Netware

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UDS Motorola has announced that its LanFast DM25 network modem now includes a built-in token-ring network interface. The high-speed network modem provides remote LAN access via dial-up lines to Novell Netware LANs based on token-ring topologies.

The DM25 attaches directly to LAN cabling and acts as a network node, eliminating the need for a dedicated PC node. Users dial in from remote PCs, laptops or notebooks using standard modems and ordinary dial-up phone lines.

The LanFast network modem contains a built-in network interface card and an integral fully compliant V.32 bis, 14.4K bps modem. The modem includes V.42bix data compression, for maximum throughput rates up to 57.6 bps. It also features an additional RS232 serial port that can be used to connect a second modem or digital device for simultaneous dial-in or dial-out.

The LanFast network modem comes with UDS' LanFast communications software that is optimized for dial-in or dial-out access. In addition, it is compatible with other popular PC communications software that support INT14 (DOS communications interrupt 14) or NASI redirectors, including Procomm Plus Network and Crosstalk MK.IV.

With LanFast, remote users can dial into a LAN and run applications or access files. …

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