Apcon extends SCSI distances
Apcon Inc.`s PowerLink Ultra Wide SCSI bus extender can boost SCSI cable distances up to 10 kilometers. The extender is also available in 500m and 2km versions, and includes a Fibre Channel-compatible coax cable interface for extensions up to 200 meters. The single-ended version costs $3,995; the differential version is priced at $4,495.
Apcon has also introduced PowerSwitch/NT, which switches servers, services, applications and peripherals to a secondary server in Windows NT environments. PowerSwitch/NT supports up to 16 NT servers. Rackmount configurations are priced from $3,388 to $5,620. A desktop version is available for $2,400. www.apcon.com.