Former SGI, Cray employees develop enhanced networking for Apple G5 platform

“Based on initial response, it looks as if Small Tree Communications might be a bit of a misnomer for the latest group of former Cray and SGI employees to brave the market and launch a new technology company,” Lincoln Brunner reports for Wisconsin Technology Network.

“The Inver Grove Heights, Minn.-based business, with ties to legacy Chippewa Valley computer companies, is touting its link aggregation mechanism as a breakthrough product for Apple Computer


  1. Damn that Bush! Oops, posted under the wrong story… ” width=”19″ height=”19″ alt=”wink” style=”border:0;” />

    Seriously though, this is a cool story. Means that REAL people are getting REAL work done on our favorite platform. They must think it’s a good place to be. That says a lot, considering their experience!!!

  2. Stories like these always make me realize, despite how much of a geek I am, how little I really know about certain arenas and markets. This entreprise level, bandwidth utilization stuff always has me simultaneously going “Cool/Huh??” That means it goes fast right? ” width=”19″ height=”19″ alt=”smile” style=”border:0;” /> Yeah for Apple. Cool for Wisconsin and Minnesota (two of my favorite states). Cheers for me learning more about bandwidth utilization and network optimization.

  3. Red Wings (kind of a commie name, ain’t it?) the problem with your solution is it’s so typical of Republicans. Humorless AND inaccurate.

    This technology is going to be a big boost for IT departments that have imagination! Unfortunately, so many are MCSE training, that expecting such is almost a lost cause.

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