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Short Take: Token ring tests completed

The High-Speed Token Ring Alliance recently announced that interoperability tests between different companies' 100-mbps token ring products has been completed. Products based on the speed jolt in token ring are expected to hit the market in the third quarter. Among the companies championing the new technology are 3Com, Xylan, Madge Networks, and Olicom, among others. Cisco Systems withdrew from the effort.

The High-Speed Token Ring Alliance recently announced that interoperability tests between different companies' 100-mbps token ring products has been completed. Products based on the speed jolt in token ring are expected to hit the market in the third quarter. Among the companies championing the new technology are 3Com, Xylan, Madge Networks, and Olicom, among others. Cisco Systems withdrew from the effort.