Now acquired by Microsemi, leaders in heavy duty analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions, PowerDsine is an innovator in the field of Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology.
PoE is a technology that allows data and power to be transmitted over the same network cable. PowerDsine has been a constant innovator and leader in this area since the technology first made an appearance in 1998. It has tie-ups with major names in the communications arena like Siemens, Ericsson and Nortel. It also boasts its own PoE injector solutions, PowerDsine PoE midspan.
More than sixteen vendors use PowerDsine technology through its PoE injectors. Top ranked Ethernet switches like those from Avaya, HP, Alcatel, etc. use PowerDsine. That apart, in Europe and North America, PowerDsine markets under its own name. PowerDsine stands certified in accordance to the IEEE 802.3af standard with over a hundred Power over Ethernet compliant network devices.