Energy management: Four new Gigabit Ethernet switches offers network scalability

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Energy management: has announced the release of four new managed Gigabit Ethernet switches that are ideal for industrial applications. Each of the switches is wall-mountable and loaded with features, including intelligent Layer 2 management capabilities, giving users more flexibility and control while managing their networks.

All four of the new Gigabit Ethernet Switches offer eight RJ45 ports for connecting additional devices over a LAN network. The switches give users the ability to scale and enhance their network capability by providing access to shared devices and files, which is helpful in various applications including IP building surveillance, wireless LAN, building and home automation and IoT.

The rugged, compact design of the switches is perfect for harsh industrial environments and tight installation areas. The IP30 rating ensures that the switches perform even under extreme temperatures and conditions. Ideal for space-limited industrial environments, the connection ports on each of the switches are located on the front of the switch, which ensures quick and convenient access and makes it easy to connect and disconnect network devices as necessary.

The four new switches, including differentiating features are:

8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch – IES81GW
· 8 x RJ45 ports
· Layer 2 management
· IP30 enclosure

8-Port (4 PoE+) Gigabit Ethernet Switch – IES81GPOEW
· 8 x RJ45 ports
· Layer 2 management
· IP30 enclosure
· PoE+ support on 4 out of 8 RJ45 ports

8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch with Two SFP Connections – IES101G2SFPW
· 8 x RJ45 ports
· Layer 2 management
· IP30 enclosure
+ Two additional SFP connections

8-Port PoE+ Gigabit Ethernet Switch with Two SFP Connections – IES101GP2SFW

· 8 x RJ45 ports
· Layer 2 management
· IP30 enclosure
· PoE+ support on all eight RJ45 ports
· Two additional SFP connections

“These new switches are built for noisy and tight industrial environments, giving users the ability to easily deploy or scale their network. With a rugged, compact enclosure and Layer 2 management capability, these products are ideal for many network applications, including IP surveillance, building and home automation or IoT applications,” said Sead Ferhatovic, Product Manager,

The four new Gigabit Ethernet switches are available at CDW,,, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.

About is an ISO 9001:2000 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, The United Kingdom, Europe, Japan and Australia, servicing a worldwide market.

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