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Short Take: Cisco to use Intel microprocessors for Catalyst 5000

Cisco Systems announced it will use microprocessors from Intel for its popular line of Catalyst 5000 switching hardware. The single chip, the 82555, transmits data over Fast Ethernet-based links. The chip also allows connections of up to 170 meters in length across a campus network.

Cisco Systems announced it will use microprocessors from Intel for its popular line of Catalyst 5000 switching hardware. The single chip, the 82555, transmits data over Fast Ethernet-based links. The chip also allows connections of up to 170 meters in length across a campus network.