Lebanese ambers are among the oldest ambers that contain inclusions of large organisms, such as insects.
Ambers from this region are prized for their clarity and size.
A type of amber thought to have been invented by flowering plants may have been en vogue millions of years before those plants evolved, suggests an analysis of newly discovered amber droplets.
Cheshire; amber plus overall, 3 greens, 5 ambers, no reds
Cleveland: green overall, 5 greens, 3 ambers, no reds
When certain tree resins congeal, they slowly polymerize into a stiffened substance called copal and, if kept from air, will harden finally into the rocklike gem known as amber.
But Dominican amber is noted for inclusions of another sort.
The key for users is that Amber Wave is delivering high performance switching in an easy-to-install package at a low price.
AmberSwitch will be exhibited at Amber Wave's Booth #6240 in the "Start-Up City" section of the NetWorld+Interop show in Las Vegas next week.
As a price/performance leader in the low-end workgroup switch business, Amber Wave gives us a total solution for our corporate clients," said Ross Manire, U.
Robotics," said Amber Wave co-founder Curtis Gridley.
Amber Wave's goal in creating AmberSwitch was to bring a sophisticated, high-end switch architecture to the workgroup market -- at a fraction of the cost of other switches -- while offering fast, easy installation.
Along with its groundbreaking SoftSwitch design, Amber Wave also claims the industry's first Adaptive Cut-Through technology, which automatically combines the benefits of low-latency cut-through with the packet reliability of store-and-forward.
Jerry Christopher has a proven record of success in taking young, high-tech companies to the next level of operations by building a solid management infrastructure," said Curtis Gridley, chairman and co-founder of Amber Wave Systems.
And third, Amber Wave has developed its product specifically for the workgroup computing market, which requires a combination of low cost, plug-and-play operation and high performance that is not adequately addressed by other vendors.