Category Archives: Power over Ethernet

Power over Ethernet: What You Need to Know Today

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Authors: Roy Kusuma, Lead Product Engineer – Communications Products, General Cable & Matt Gentile, Product Manager – Datacom Products, General Cable
Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology has been quietly gaining traction in the market ever since its launch in 2003, especially in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony & IP Surveillance cameras.
Today’s PoE landscape has effectively split into two broad categories:
The … Read More »

Trust Hardened Ethernet Switches for Critical Infrastructure Security Systems


Protecting critical infrastructure with a state-of-the-art IP surveillance system is one of the most essential security applications today. Securing these sites often means securing environmentally challenging and remote sites. These are circumstances that drive adoption of hardened, managed industrial Ethernet switches for security systems. Leading manufacturers like Garrettcom offer a wide array of configurable switches to match management, power, media, … Read More »

CSC Releases New Security Catalog 2012-13


CSC keeps you abreast of the security industry’s ever changing technology with the release of the latest volume of our Security Catalog “The Security Catalog 2012-13″. Request your FREE copy now.  It’s packed with more content than ever before – filled with the latest and greatest product offerings from the industry’s leading manufacturers.
You’ll find a full gambit of products … Read More »

GarrettCom PoE+ Ethernet Switches Ideal For Security Applications


Long a pioneer in offering 802.3af PoE power source switches, GarrettCom has expanded it’s PoE offering to include 802.3at PoE+ functionality in new managed switches from the backbone to the network edge. In particular, the compact, robust Magnum 6KL now brings PoE+ to the edge, making it ideal for security applications.
The compact 6KL Managed Switch comes with GarrettCom’s robust MNS-6K … Read More »

CSC Releases The Security Catalog 2011-2012


I am pleased to announce the release of the 2011-2012 volume of The Security Catalog!
In the security industry, manufacturers launch their newest and most exciting innovations during ISC West every March. So when our Security team went to this year’s show, they recommended that we include many of  these new products, along with the core items you need every day, in the latest … Read More »

PoE Extender System from Berk-Tek Wins Award


Berk-Tek launched this very cool new solution, called OneReach, which is a PoE Extender System comprised of PoE media converters and copper/fiber composite cables. How cool is it? So cool, that the product received the “Best in Network Support Solutions” award from the Security Industry Association (SIA) at ISC West last month.  The product was highlighted in SIA’s New Product Showcase which was … Read More »