Compaq greases the DSL skids

Greene, Tim
October 1997
Network World;10/13/97, Vol. 14 Issue 41, p1
Trade Publication
Discloses Compaq Computer Corp.'s digital subscriber line (DSL) and Gigabit Ethernet initiatives. Part of its scheme to become a network powerhouse; Expansion of its local area network offerings; Teamup with another vendor to provide a DSL board enabling users to connect to network backbones at higher speeds.


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