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PC World and ABI Research say Draft N gear halfbaked: Yardena Arar writes a strongly worded editorial at PC World against Draft N equipment. The standard isn’t finished, interoperability is unknown, there’s no upgrade guarantee for early adopters, and the 10/100 Mbps Ethernet switches are a bottleneck for top speeds. She also notes the crux: “…a draft standard is a work in progress. That means, for starters, that some technical issues remain unresolved—issues that may seriously impact the way a product works.”
ABI Research also says that devices reaching the market in 2006 will have “wide variability between them” and warns that true interoperability is “wishful thinking.”
Posted by Glennf at May 3, 2006 10:15 AM
Categories: Draft N