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Vixel enhances switch products with new firmware.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-31 May 2001-Vixel enhances switch products with new firmware (C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

The storage networking systems provider Vixel Corp has begun to ship its Vixel Fabric switches together with the company's new Fabric TransPort switch firmware.

The firmware can be utilised to build heterogeneous storage area networks (SANs) using Vixel switches, switch products from Brocade and FC-SW-2 compliant switches from Gadzoox, QLogic and McDATA.

Currently Vixel's 7000 Series switches ship with the TransPort firmware while the company's new 9000 Series 2Gb/s switches will ship with it from the end of June. Existing Vixel switch customers can download the new firmware directly from Vixel's web site at

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Date:May 31, 2001
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