RuggedCom Introduces the World's First RuggedRated™ High-Power PoE Switch

CONCORD, ON, Nov. 4, 2011 /CNW/ - RuggedCom Inc. ("RuggedCom") (TSX:RCM), a leading provider of rugged communication networking solutions designed for mission-critical applications in harsh environments, introduces the RuggedSwitch® RS900GP. This fully managed Layer-2 Ethernet switch features two gigabit Ethernet uplink ports and eight 802.3at compliant Fast Ethernet copper ports for supplying high power (PoE+) devices.

Designed to operate reliably in harsh industrial environments, the RS900GP is able to withstand the high level of electromagnetic interference and heavy electrical surges typical of mission-critical applications. A normal operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and rugged cast aluminum enclosure are some of the outstanding and unique features of the product. The embedded Rugged Operating System (ROS®) provides advanced networking features such as Enhanced Rapid Spanning Tree (eRSTP™), port rate limiting and a full array of intelligent functionality for high network availability and manageability.

"The RuggedSwitch® RS900GP provides customers with a robust, versatile high-performance managed switch in a compact form factor," says Jim Slinowsky, RuggedCom Director of Marketing. "With its PoE+ capabilities, customers can power a wide range of devices including surveillance cameras, critical alarm units, wireless access points, voice terminals and our own RuggedMAX™ 4G broadband wireless products."

The RuggedSwitch® RS900GP includes a range of value adding features that include:

  • Auto-sensing ports that provide power only to PoE devices
  • Strong cyber security including multi-level passwords and SSH/SSL (128-bit encryption)
  • Enhanced immunity to EMI and heavy electrical surges
  • Exceeds EN50121-4, EN50155, AREMA and IEEE 1478 environmental requirements
  • Meets or exceeds IEC 61000, 61800-3,61850-3, IEEE 1613 and NEMA TS-2 standards
  • Able to supply power to RuggedMAX™ Pico Base Stations and CPE products

The RS900GP is another example of RuggedCom's commitment to innovation and to providing customers with the most complete line of rugged communication solutions.

About RuggedCom Inc.

RuggedCom is a leading provider of communications solutions designed for mission-critical applications in harsh environments. RuggedCom's pioneering leadership in developing technologies and industrial products delivered the world's first IEC 61850-3 compliant Ethernet switch, the world's first IEEE 1613 Class 2 error free communication devices, the world's fastest network fault recovery and the world's first fully managed IP67 rated Ethernet switch.   RuggedCom's technology solutions include Ethernet switches, network routers, wireless devices, serial servers, media converters, software and professional services.

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