Perle Introduces a 10-port PoE (100W) Gigabit Switch with Fiber or...

Perle Introduces a 10-port PoE (100W) Gigabit Switch with Fiber or Copper uplink ports

By Enterprise Networking Mag | Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The IDS-710HP is a fully compliant IEEE802.3bt PoE Industrial Managed Switch that supports all PD types, classes, and topologies in a compact DIN Rail chassis.

FREMONT, CA: Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of secure device networking hardware, announced the launch of the IDS-710HP, a fully compliant IEEE802.3bt Power over Ethernet (PoE) Industrial Managed Switch. This 10-port Gigabit Switch comes with eight 100W PoE copper ports, with 450W of total available power, and two SFP Slots supporting 1G fiber, 2.5G fiber 10/100/1000Mbps copper.

“Using PoE technology increases installation flexibility, lowers costs, and makes networks more efficient by eliminating the need to install multiple pieces of equipment, additional electrical wires, or outlets,” says John Feeney, Chief Operating Officer at Perle Systems. “However, the need to connect power-hungry IoT devices, like pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) security cameras with heaters, LED lighting in building management, and 802.11ax/ac wireless access points is driving a need for PoE Switches that support higher wattage levels and more types of PDs.”

In addition to transmitting network data, the IDS-710HP has a built-in PoE injector to supply up to 100W PoE per port for a total of 450W across all eight copper ports. Classified as Layer 2 Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE), the switch will detect if connected devices are PoE-compatible and will automatically supply power. The IDS-710HP will not need to be replaced as PDs are updated because, as a fully 803.2bt compliant switch, it supports all PD types, classes, and topologies:

· Type 1, 2, 3, and 4

· Class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8

· Single-signature and Dual-Signature

The IDS-710HP also can reboot the attached PDs remotely. A PD power reset from the IDS-710HP will save technicians a trip to the PD location, making it very difficult to access areas like exterior walls, ceilings, light posts, pipelines, and kiosks.

Perle IDS-710HP PoE Industrial Managed Switch comes with a PRO Feature Set to meet the needs enterprise-grade level environments where additional security and network integration functionality is required:

· PROFINET and Modbus TCP protocols are supported for monitoring and device management

· Ring Protocol MRP (IEC 62439-2) ensures less than 10ms recovery time

· STP/RSTP/MSTP provides network redundancy

· Advanced Security and IT management features include TACACS+, RADIUS, 802.1x, SSH, SNMPv3, and HTTPS

· IEEE 1588 V1 and V2 PTP provides a method for clock synchronization with microsecond accuracy

· Advanced protocols that optimize the network’s performance and intelligence include IGMP Snooping, LLDP-MED, GVRP, Voice VLANs, MSTP, GMRP, and IPv6 MLD Snooping.

These rugged fan-less switches feature a corrosion-resistant IP20 aluminum case, a voltage range of 44 to 57 volts DC, and operate in temperatures from -40 to 70°C.¯

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