April 12, 2006 07:30 ET

Asante Networks (OTC: ASTN) Receives New Price Target of $1.75

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by the IO Circuit.

LAKE HARMONY, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 12, 2006 -- The IO Circuit recommends Asante Networks Inc. (OTC: ASTN), which received a new price target of $1.75 from Investment Strategies and today announced the release of its most advanced, state-of-the-art 2-chip switch solution, the IntraCore 38480. With fully proven network performance, the IntraCore 38480 provides no frame loss and full-wire speed with minimized latency.

The IntraCore 38480 has a high-density port count of 48 10/100/1000 copper ports, plus 4 Combo ports for adding fiber via SFP MiniGBIC module. Designed to be a space-saver in the rack and wiring closet, it can also eliminate cross switch traffic. Boasting an impressive 96-Gigabit switching fabric, the IntraCore 38480 supports full-wire speed on all ports. It has advanced traffic control based on L2-L7 data of incoming frames.

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