Having one of the broadest SMB product portfolios in the industry, 3Com also offers the OfficeConnect Wireless 11g XJACK
PC Card and the IntelliJack device to support end-user connections, whether wirelessly by the innovative and patented XJACK
technology in the 3Com wireless PC card or wired by the four-port, PoE-enabled "network jack," another 3Com innovation that turns one connection into four secure connections.
For those laptop users without wireless NICs, Pechanga offers 3Com wireless LAN PC Cards with XJACK
antennas, at a small charge during their stay.
The wireless PC Card features a retractable XJACK
antenna which allows the PC card to go into power-save mode to preserve battery life when the antenna is retracted.
For organizations that support a large user base without a RADIUS server, 3Com's Access Point 8000 offers Dynamic Security Link when deployed with the 3Com 11 Mbps WLAN PC Card with XJACK
First, the PC Card comes with 3Com's revolutionary XJACK
It comes with the so-called XJack
connector that permits hookup to standard telephone lines.
Prices start at USD82 for the card with fixed antenna and USD93 for the one with the retractable XJACK
Used with 3Com's wireless LAN PC card with XJACK
antenna, the Wi-Fi-certified access-point features a 60-second setup by simply connecting to the power source and switch or hub of a wired LAN.
Megahertz's CruiseCard Modems for Apple PowerBooks come with the innovative XJACK
connector, which allows one to hook directly to a regular phone cord with no hassle.
Some of the newest products in the Megahertz line, which was showcased at PC Expo in New York last month, include the addition of the patented XJACK
connector system to its PCMCIA Ethernet modem, making it the only Ethernet/modem combination card on the market with a built-in, extendable RJ11 jack for the modem.