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future-proof

verb To design or build a product or system that anticipates factors and features that might be made obsolete by the next wave of technological advancements.
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This newest 24 +2 +2 -port TigerAccess Managed Switch is perfect for today's demanding applications a with versatility, bandwidth and future-proofing, as well as astreet-ready' management and maintainability built-in," said SMC Product Manager, Iain Kenney.
The SuperStack 3 Switch 3870 models are aggressively priced to help drive more adoption of Gigabit at the edge - desktop technology with 10x better performance and more potential future-proofing than the 10/100 equivalent.
The key to future-proofing wireless products lies in the multimode client," said Craig Barratt, president and chief executive officer of Atheros.
Structured cabling provides the communications and data lifeline essential to business operations today and KRONE Cat 6 systems offer the assured future-proofing and warranted long-term reliability that customers demand.
This technology provides an effective strategy for future-proofing a wireless infrastructure.
LAN switches built using CXE-2010 will give users an affordable path to future-proofing their network infrastructure with Gigabit Ethernet performance.