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  1. Small Tree Adds Fast Storage-Over-Ethernet Products for Mac OS X Small and Medium Businesses

    December 11, 2006 by Joe DiBenedetto

    Low-cost, Striped and Shared Storage Based on SATA and Ethernet Technology

    Oakdale, MN, December 11, 2006Small Tree Communications, the high-speed interconnect leader for Apple Mac OS X, has today significantly expanded its product portfolio with the addition of ATA-over-Ethernet (AoE) storage products. AoE is a standard technology based on a very simple specification that has been developed and tested well in the Linux marketplace. The new products come with a choice of pre-configured JBOD and RAID 0,1,5,10 options and a Mac-like management GUI that allows them to plug-and-play out of the box. (more…)

  2. Fairfield IT Group Uses Small Tree 6-Port GbE Cards to Facilitate Film Restoration at Cineric

    November 15, 2006 by Joe DiBenedetto

    Cards Provide Much Needed Bandwidth for Leading Film Restoration Firm

    New York, NY, November 15, 2006—FairField IT Group, a Macintosh specialist group providing large-scale storage support, recently installed a 6-port Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) card into the data center at  Cineric, the film industry’s finest restoration and preservation facility.  The card, from Small Tree Communications, the high-speed interconnect leader for Apple Mac OS X, was used to help address substantial daily bandwidth issues Cineric’s editors were facing.  (more…)

  3. Small Tree Communications Unveils Four-port & Six-port PCI Express Cards for Apple Mac OS X

    October 23, 2006 by Joe DiBenedetto

    Cards Provide High Port Density and Maximum Performance

    Chippewa Valley, WI, October 23, 2006—Small Tree Communications, an industry leader in networking and storage solutions for Apple Mac OS X, announces the availability of three new PCI Express (PCIe) Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) cards for G5 Power Mac, Mac Pro and the new Intel-based Xserve systems.  The four-port copper PEG4 card, the six-port copper PEG6 card and the six-port copper or optical PEG6SFP card are available for sale and delivery today. (more…)

  4. Small Tree Communications Introduces First GbE Expresscard for the Apple Macbook Pro

    October 16, 2006 by Joe DiBenedetto

    Solution Increases Connectivity and Throughput at Attractive Price Point

    Chippewa Valley, WI, October 16, 2006—Small Tree Communications, an industry leader in networking and storage solutions, announces the introduction of the first Gigabit Ethernet 34mm ExpressCard for the Apple MacBook Pro.  The Small Tree PEG34m offers high-performance Gigabit connectivity at an attractive price point — $79 — and is specifically designed to plug into a MacBook Pro (plus other Windows desktop or laptop systems) equipped with an ExpressCard 34mm slot. The PEG34m provides throughput and connectivity at speeds up to 100 times faster than the original Ethernet. (more…)

  5. Small Tree Announces High Performance Networking Support for Apple’s New Intel-based Mac Pro

    August 15, 2006 by Joe DiBenedetto

    Cost-effective RoHS-Compliant Solutions for 
    Higher Performance from Apple Mac Pro 

    CHIPPEWA VALLEY, WI, August 15, 2006—Small Tree Communications, designers and manufacturers of high-performance networking and storage solutions for Mac OS X, announced today that it is ready to ship and support its multi-port copper Gigabit Ethernet  and multi-port optical Gigabit Ethernet cards on the newly announced Apple Mac Pro.  Ideal for small workgroup, data center and enterprise installations, Small Tree’s Ethernet cards and drivers provide the I/O performance required by the Intel Xeon 5100 based systems.      (more…)

  6. Small Tree Communications and Foundry Networks Set to Deliver High Performance Mac OS X Network Solutions

    July 31, 2006 by Joe DiBenedetto
    Cost-Effective Solution Maximizes Performance,
    Future-Proofs Network and Minimizes Capital Investment

    CHIPPEWA VALLEY, WI, (July 31, 2006) — Small Tree Communications, an industry leader in networking and storage solutions has joined with Foundry Networks®, Inc., a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, to offer complete end-to-end network solutions for Apple Mac OS X systems. Working in tandem with Small Tree’s multi-port network interface cards (NIC), Foundry’s FastIron® series of Ethernet switches will provide reliable, high performance network connections at competitive price points for Mac OS X users.  Creative content facilities will now have the capability of providing users with multiple multi-port Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) connections and multiple 10GbE uplinks to file servers using a single FastIron switch.   (more…)

  7. Small Tree Communications to Receive Additional Defense Funding

    July 10, 2006 by Joe DiBenedetto

    House Approves Funding for Continued Development of Improved Networking System 

    CHIPPEWA VALLEY, WI, July 10, 2006—Small Tree Communications, an industry leader in offering unique, state-of-the-art enterprise networking and storage solutions for the Mac OS X, is scheduled to receive two separate grants totaling approximately $6 million in Federal Defense funding as part of the FY07 Defense Appropriations Bill as passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. Small Tree will use those funds, which were secured by Congressman Dave Obey (WI Seventh District), to continue development on advanced command, control and communications technology for streamlined battlefield communications — Small Tree received $3.4 million last year for this project — as well as for the introduction of a tactical bandwidth booster to help optimize military digital information networks. (more…)

  8. Small Tree Communications Appoints Derek Robb Vice-President of Sales and Business Development

    July 5, 2006 by Joe DiBenedetto
    Industry Leader to Spearhead Further Growth for Respected Hi-tech Firm

    CHIPPEWA VALLEY, WI, July 5, 2006—Small Tree Communications, designers and manufacturers of high-performance networking and storage products for Apple’s Mac OS X, announces the appointment of Derek Robb as the company’s vice-president of sales and business development.  A leading figure in the hi-tech industry for more than three decades, Robb will guide Small Tree as it continues to strengthen its position in the marketplace. (more…)

  9. Small Tree Communications Receives Additional Angel Funding Investment

    April 3, 2006 by Joe DiBenedetto

    Company’s Success in 2005 Leads to Vote of Confidence

    CHIPPEWA VALLEY, WI, April 3, 2006—Small Tree Communications (, designers and manufacturers of high-performance networking products for Apple’s Mac OS X, recently announced that they have received additional investment funding in the amount of $285,000 from the Chippewa Valley Angel Investing Network, a group of investors who are interested in promoting companies and businesses in the Chippewa Valley. Small Tree will utilize the investment for further product development and brand marketing efforts for BlazeFS, a high-performance file system driving data to the maximum speed of a Gigabit Ethernet link. (more…)