Allied Telesis, a global provider of secure IP/Ethernet switching
solutions and an industry leader in the deployment of IP Triple-Play
networks, has launched the AT-x600-24Ts-POE, the latest member of the
x600-series of stackable Gigabit switches, and the first product in
this family to offer Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities. By
introducing this product to the U.S. market, Allied Telesis offers
investment protection enhanced by advanced security features, port
scalability, resiliency for uninterrupted network service, high speed
quality of service (QoS), and simplified network administration.
AT-x600-24Ts-POE combines advanced Layer 3 switching functionalities
with PoE. This feature-set gives enterprises added flexibility to
connect PoE-powered devices enabling the secure transfer of power and
data to remote devices such as IP phones, security cameras, and
wireless access points. By providing Gigabit PoE at an affordable price
point, the switch makes it easy for network managers to
cost-effectively cater to next year’s applications.
AT-x600-24Ts-POE benefits enterprises that require a "true" stacking
architecture for scalability, simplified network management, and
high-speed connectivity between switches, resulting in a faster network
without modification of existing Ethernet cabling infrastructure. The
AT-x600-24Ts-POE switch is particularly suited to power VoIP phone
systems because when connected to a universal power supply (UPS) it
will provide power even during a grid power cut, enabling both routine
and emergency calls. The integration of a standards-compatible command
line interface (CLI) ensures the product is easy to manage and can be
used seamlessly in networks with equipment from a variety of vendors.
is the first switch in the popular x600 family to be PoE capable,
allowing us to bring a new dimension of functionality to a highly
effective switch family," said Dael Bartlett, director of product
marketing, Allied Telesis. "By combining full PoE delivery and Gigabit
Ethernet speeds, we are offering network managers a sound choice for
their next-generation convergence."
AT-x600-24Ts-POE has 24 10/100/1000T ports and four combination Gigabit
small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports with dedicated stacking ports.
It has full power PoE (802.3af) capabilities on all copper ports,
LLDP-MED (Link Layer Discovery Protocol – Media Endpoint Discovery)
support, ensuring auto discovery of devices, and a redundant power
supply option, allowing the switch to continue operating even in the
event of a power supply failure.
The AT-x600-24Ts-POE is currently available from Allied Telesis and priced at $3,999.