Lack of Final Power over Ethernet Plus Standard Is Not Hindering New Product Introductions

The standard for a higher power version of Power over Ethernet (PoE), IEEE 802.3at, is moving closer to becoming finalized, but remains a work-in-progress.

07/17/2007


is at least a year away from being ratified by the IEEE, according to analysts at research firm Venture Development corp.

The firm points out that vendors of PoE enabling technologies and equipment have not let this roadblock prevent them from introducing compatible products. For more information about the progress of PoE, including recent new product announcements and markets showing increased interest in Power over Ethernet, go to www.vdc-corp.com .





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