Data NetworkingBy Frank Ohlhorst | Print
For Channel Insider’s top 10 best products of 2008, Senior Technology Editor Frank Ohlhorst looked back at more than 200 products he reviewed throughout the year and weighed them for innovation, functionality, up-sell and value-add service opportunities and market potential.The result is this top 10 list of the best of the best.
Adtran NetVanta 1534
While the data networking market did not make any major strides in innovation in 2008, there was a melding of technologies that made good products that much better. Our pick for the favorite data networking product is Adtran’s NetVanta 1534, a 26-port managed gigabit switch that offers Power-over-Ethernet and "green" technology to save costs. The 1534 is an enterprise-level switch that comes at a SMB price, and can be a valuable product for solution providers looking to bring high speed networking or VoIP to the desktop.
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