Perle Launches 9-port Industrial Managed Switches

304 more Industrial Ethernet Switches with “fully loaded” features & ultimate connectivity flexibility now available

NASHVILLE, TN - November 3rd, 2016 — Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of secure device networking hardware, today announced phase two of it Managed Industrial Ethernet Switch launch - 304 models of IDS-400 and IDS-500 9-port switches with variable 10/100/1000Base-T, SFP, Fiber and combo ports.

When entering the industrial switch market in April 2014 Perle promised to “offer every conceivable model”. As of today, the Perle portfolio consists of over 640 Industrial DIN Rail Switches for a variety of application environments.

The IDS-400 Industrial Switches come with a Comprehensive Management Feature Set including management VLAN, QoS, RMON, N:1 port mirroring and local alert log.

Managed Industrial Ethernet Switch

The IDS-500 Managed Switches come with a PRO Feature Set to meet the needs enterprise-grade level environments where additional security and network integration functionality is required:

  • TACACS+ and RADIUS authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) security services
  • SSH, SNMPv3, Telnet and HTTPS secure management sessions
  • IP address and IP Port number Management Access Lists (ACL)
  • Password Strength Checking
  • Protection of User Access Ports through IEEE 802.1x Authentication and Port Security
  • Advanced protocols to optimize the performance and intelligence of the network: LLDP, GVRP, Voice VLANs, MSTP, GMRP, IPv4 IGMP Snooping and IPv6 MLD Snooping
  • IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) Boundary clock capabilities

“Whatever requirement you have for an Industrial Ethernet Switch – we are confident we can fulfill it,” says John Feeney, Chief Operating Officer at Perle Systems.

Perle Managed Industrial Ethernet Switches enable configuration, monitoring and management of industrial LAN’s providing advanced performance and real-time deterministic network operation. These Industrial-grade Switches are designed to stand up to extreme temperatures, surges, vibration, and shock found in industrial automation, government, military, oil and gas, mining and outdoor applications. They are rugged fanless switches that are hardened to provide superior reliability in -10 to 60°C, or harsh extended operating temperatures from -40 to 75°C.

Perle only uses high-end components from the leading chip manufacturers to ensure the highest level of durability and reliability. In addition, all units have a corrosion resistant aluminum case and dual redundant power input with reverse polarity and overload protection.

Since entering the Industrial Switch Market, Perle has sold to numerous high profile customers such as NBCUniveral, SolarCity, Dupont, Rolls Royce and Siemens.


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