Ethernet Module expands Phoenix transport system.

Press Release Summary:

Providing Ethernet connectivity to Phoenix Fiber Optic Transport System, Model A8911ETH is suited for transporting IP data and IP video traffic between Phoenix nodes. Module has three RJ-45 ports designed to insert or extract full-duplex 10/100Base-T Ethernet data onto Phoenix network. Allowing for auto-negotiation and automatic MDI/MDI-X selection, module includes integrated Ethernet switch with line-rate switching between 3 ports and 50 Mbps throughput between Phoenix nodes.

Original Press Release:

Introducing Ethernet Transmission Module for GE Phoenix Fiber Optic Transport System

GE Expands Capabilities of Phoenix System, new A8911ETH allows three Ethernet inputs per module be inserted on to Phoenix Network.

Bradenton, FL. June 12, 2006, - GE Security, has introduced a new module designed to further expand the capabilities of the Phoenix fiber optic transport system. The new Phoenix A8911ETH Ethernet Module provides Ethernet connectivity to the Phoenix Fiber Transport System. These modules are ideal for transporting IP-data and IP-video traffic between Phoenix nodes. The Ethernet module has three RJ-45 ports designed to insert or extract full-duplex 10/100BASE-T Ethernet data onto the Phoenix network. The A8911ETH module allows for Auto-Negotiation and automatic MDI/MDI-X selection. The module's integrated Ethernet switch features line-rate switching between the three ports and 50Mbps throughput between Phoenix nodes. When used with a Phoenix system configured in a Self-Healing Ring the module provides link redundancy with millisecond fail-over times. And like all GE Security products, it is backed by an exclusive 5-Year Product Warranty.

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