stackable hub

stackable hub

A type of Ethernet hub that can be expanded by daisy chaining additional hubs together via dedicated ports for that purpose. They are designed to stack vertically and be treated as a single domain by the network management software.


AsanteFAST Stackable Hubs
These stackable Fast Ethernet hubs from Asante plug directly into each other, eliminating the cables normally used to daisy chain hubs together. (Image courtesy of Asante Technologies, Inc.)
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The hub of choice is the Intel Express 100 BASE-TX Stackable Hub and the NIC of choice is the SMC EtherPower 10/100 Adapter.
The Intel Express 100 Base-TX Stackable Hub was by far the easiest to set up and use.
In April, Kalpana brought full-duplex capability to the fast-growing stackable hub arena with its 15-port EtherSwitch EPS-2015 RS switching hub.
Intel Corp has launched new stackable hubs and standalone switches.
BayStack stackable hubs then convert the data for efficient delivery to individual users.
Ten Communications recommended a solution that fit the organization's needs, drawing heavily on a set of stackable hubs and concentrators from Garrett Communications (Fremont, Calif.).
The heart of the technology is a campus-wide, fiber optic-based local area network that relies on high-speed 3Com LANplex switches and LinkBuilder FMS II stackable hubs. This LAN connects locations to a centralized media distribution system offering videotapes, satellite programs and cable TV telecasts, and to a CD-ROM library with 14 towers containing seven CDs each.
LinkSwitch is a member of 3Com's SuperStack scalable system architecture, which allows stackable hubs, bridges, routers, switches and SDLC conversion devices to be easily integrated and managed as one system.