Perle Systems Application Note
Research and Education Market Opportunities
IPV6 Support: Many research programs such as 6NET in Europe and 6TAP in the USA as well as post-secondary institutions are now rolling out IPV6 networks. An IOLAN Device Server with support for IPV6 can connect lab serial devices to their networks more easily than competitive serial to ethenet solutions.
15Kv ESD Protection: Industrial strength 15Kv surge protection across all ports ensures continuous and reliable operation of valuable research and educational equipment
9-30 VDC Power: The IOLAN Device Server can be conveniently powered from existing power sources such as security panels, HVAC and building automation equipment.
Bottom Line: By providing the flexibility of a software selectable interface , IPV6 support, 15Kv ESD protection and 9-30VDC power, the IOLAN Device Server is the premier serial to Ethernet solution for educational institutions and research projects.