June 17, 2010

Perle Systems Launches High-density Ethernet to Fiber Media Converter System

A modular Media Converter Chassis System for enterprise and campus environments where multiple points of fiber integration are essential

Modular Media Converter Chassis

NASHVILLE, TN—June 17, 2010— Perle is pleased to announce the new high density 19-slot Media Converter Chassis System for end-to-end fiber to Ethernet conversion. These new Media Converter Racks are ideal for large enterprises and campus environments where they are adding the benefits of fiber to their UTP copper-based network.

“One of the number one challenges that IT departments face today is future proofing their network with additional bandwidth capacity,” said John Feeney, COO of Perle Systems. “The data transmission distances and EMI protection supported by fiber optic lines is ideal but, huge budgets are necessary to replace all of the existing copper based Ethernet hardware. Fiber based switches, router and firewalls are generally 3 times more expensive that their copper based counterparts. Using Media Converters to transparently connect Ethernet to fiber is the solution.”

Feeney continues, “The use of chassis-based media converters is a cost effective means of providing fiber connectivity in a large network. By consolidating Ethernet to fiber conversion in a rack mount media converter chassis, various types of fiber links can be brought into a single wiring closet platform. This simplifies deployment and maintenance and also provides a scalable means to grow the network as needed.”

Perle’s Media Converter line includes an extensive choice of full-featured solutions to connect 10BaseT, Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet to fiber. With the use of high-end components Perle guarantees, with a Lifetime Warranty, complete user satisfaction. And, all Perle Media Converters have an on-board microcontroller which deals with error detection and recovery.

Learn more about Perle’s Media Converter Chassis System.

About Perle Systems www.perle.com
Perle Systems is a leading developer, manufacturer and vendor of high-reliability and richly featured connectivity and device networking products. These products are used to connect remote users reliably and securely to central servers for a wide variety of business applications. Product lines include Console Servers for Data Center Management, Terminal Servers, Device Servers, Remote Power Switches, Media Converters, Ethernet I/O, Serial Cards, Parallel Cards and Multimodem Cards. Perle distinguishes itself through extensive networking technology, depth of experience in major real-world network environments and long-term distribution and VAR channel relationships in major world markets. Perle has offices in 9 countries in North America, Europe and Asia and sells its products through distribution and OEM/ODE channels worldwide.

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