New Dual Port Gigabit Network Card Allows Bi-Directional Transfer Speeds Ten Times Faster than Regular Ethernet

Card is an Ideal solution for adding two separate Gigabit network ports to any PCI Express-enabled client, server or workstation

Lockbourne, OH - December 13, 2011 - StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts has announced the release of the (SKU: ST1000SPEXD2) Low Profile Dual Port PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Network Card - a PCI Express Network Adapter Card that supports high performance, dual-channel networking and maximum data transfer speeds of 1000Mbps in each direction (2000 Mbps total) - up to 10 times faster than 10/100 Ethernet.

The network card is ideal for adding two separate Gigabit network ports to any PCI Express-enabled client, server or workstation, which enables the host system to connect to two networks simultaneously. The network card features a low profile design that makes it suitable for small form factor computers (servers, desktops), and includes an optional full profile bracket for installation in full-sized computer systems and larger servers.

The Dual Port PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Card  (SKU: ST1000SPEXD2) offers the following features:

  • Supports features such as Jumbo Frames, VLAN tagging and Wake on LAN (WOL)
  • Fully compatible with IEEE 802.3/u/ab standards
  • Includes full and low profile installation brackets
  • Crossover Detection & Auto-Correction (Auto MDIX)

The Dual Port PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Card is available for purchase from leading technology resellers including CDW, Newegg.com, Amazon.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will also be distributed by Ingram Micro, Tech Data, D&H and SYNNEX. MSRP for this product is $156.99 US in the United States and $160.99 CDN in Canada.

For more information about this announcement, please contact Andrew Stephen at 1-800-265-1844 ext. 1248 or astephen@startech.com.

About StarTech.com

StarTech.com is an ISO 9001:2000 Registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Taiwan, servicing a worldwide market.

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