SOURCE: Transition Networks

Transition Networks

July 26, 2011 09:00 ET

Transition Networks Announces 24-Port Managed Power-Over-Ethernet Switch

New Gigabit PoE Switch Expands Power-Over-Ethernet Offering

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2011) - Transition Networks Inc., the switching and conversion technology expert, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS), today announced the release of a 24-port Gigabit Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switch. This new release is a high performance remotely managed PoE switch with 24 autosensing 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 ports, 4 of which are 100/1000 dual speed SFP/RJ-45 combo ports. It also supports IEEE802.3af PoE on all of the 10/100/1000 copper ports. This product expands Transition Networks' portfolio of multilayer switching products, enabling customers to easily supply power to powered devices (PD), such as wireless access points, network cameras, and voice over IP phones, which are capable of handling speeds up to Gigabit Ethernet.

The MIL-SM24TAF4GPA is ideal for larger port count PoE applications where a power source is not conveniently located and features comprehensive and useful management functions such as Quality of Service (QoS), Spanning Tree, RSTP, VLAN support, Bandwidth Allocation and IGMP Snooping capability. This newly released PoE switch is capable of supporting a maximum output power per port of 15.4W over 12 ports or 7.7W over 24 ports.

"We continue to introduce innovative products to the marketplace that enhance our customers' ability to leverage PoE solutions," said Patrick Schaber, Director of Marketing at Transition Networks. "Our new 10/100/1000 24-port PoE switch provides network operators with a flexible solution for delivering Power-over-Ethernet functionality to wireless access points, IP cameras and VoIP phones in Gigabit environments."

Product Availability and Configuration
Transition's newest 24-port PoE switch is available now. Please contact Transition Networks at (800) 526-9267 or 1-952-941-7600. You can also visit for the latest information.

Product Description
Managed Switch, (20) 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 Ports + (4)
100/1000 SFP/RJ-45 Shared Combo Ports

About Transition Networks Products
Transition Networks' conversion products are known for their ruggedness and reliability. They have a 99.4 percent customer acceptance rating, meaning that approximately one in 1,000 experience failure in the field. All Transition Networks brand of media converters, switches, SFPs and XFPs carry a lifetime warranty.

About Transition Networks Inc.
Transition Networks Inc. offers networking connectivity solutions that make networks perform better, faster and more reliably while helping companies leverage their existing networking infrastructure. The company's Transition Networks brand of media converters make conversion between disparate media types possible, providing conversion technology solutions that offer the necessary adaptations without affecting the performance, nature or appearance of the network. Its complete Milan portfolio of multilayer switching products is designed to facilitate low-cost network evolution with unique solutions, easing the stress on networks caused by high-bandwidth applications. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, Transition Networks distributes hardware-based connectivity solutions exclusively through a network of resellers in over 50 countries. Transition Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc., a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: JCS).

Statements regarding the Company's anticipated performance in 2011 are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to: competitive products and other factors discussed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    Patrick Schaber
    Transition Networks
    (952) 996-1526
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    Editorial Contact:
    Kim Miller
    Tier One Partners
    (617) 610-0583
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