Cisco unveils PoE product line
Even mighty Cisco, when it is not leading the tide of change, must adhere to it -- most of the time. In keeping with that maxim, the company has released switching products employing the Power-over-Ethernet standard that allows network devices to run over an Ethernet line.
Cisco has been a participant in the creation of the 802.3af Power-over-Ethernet standard (developed under the aegis of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), which was approved in July 0f 2003. But Cisco has not been particularly speedy in incorporating PoE in all of its products.
By Jason Lopez at NewsFactor.
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