March 9, 2009

Perle Systems Releases Rugged Terminal Servers for Electrical Utility Substation Market

The new IOLAN SDS HV High Voltage Terminal Servers are industrial hardened in order to satisfy NERC CIP and EPCIP requirements

NASHVILLE, TN—March 9, 2009— Perle Systems, the global developer and manufacturer of serial to Ethernet connectivity solutions is pleased to announce the new Perle IOLAN SDS HV Electric Utility Terminal Server. This range is designed to provide a cost-effective and highly secure solution for the electrical utility substations looking to meet NERC CIP and EPCIP requirements.

“The IOLAN SDS HV is designed to meet harsh environments associated with power substations.” says Julie McDaniel, Vice President Marketing, Perle Systems. She adds, “These are rugged terminal servers with attributes like - support for high voltage AC/DC power, extended operating temperatures and emission, immunity and safety approvals associated with substation IT equipment.”

The IOLAN SDS HV Electric Utility Terminal Servers come with 8, 16 or 32 RJ45 connectors with software selectable RS232/422/485 interfaces, extended operating temperatures of -40 to +70 C, advanced security features for NERC-CIP and EPCIP critical cyber asset substation compliance, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, user authentication, event management security features, IPv6 support, a built-in failsafe alarm relay and rugged metal housing.

Learn about Perle Systems’ IOLAN SDS HV Terminal Server.

About Perle Systems www.perle.com
Perle Systems is a leading developer, manufacturer and vendor of high-reliability and richly featured serial to Ethernet 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, Ethernet I/O and Serial 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 and representative offices in 11 countries in North America, Europe and Asia and sells its products through distribution and OEM/ODE channels worldwide.

North American Contact
Julie McDaniel
Tel: 905-946-5003

EMEA Contact
Miriam Webster
Tel: +44 (0)1908 847140