The Power of PoE

Elliott, David
December 2010
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Dec2010, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p48
Trade Publication
The article describes the features of Power over Ethernet (PoE) in access control systems in the U.S. It highlights the standards of PoE by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) which include 802.3af and 802.3at. It states that PoE provides low voltage power to voice over internet protocol (VoIP) telephone handsets and small Ethernet switches. It mentions that PoE will be an essential component in physical security and information technology (IT).


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