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PoE Types: What They Mean and How They’re Used

I did not realize until recently that there are several ways that POE is described. In this recent article from Belden , Ron Tellis describes what this is all about and hopefully clear up some confusion. PoE can enable fast installation and deployment, lower operating costs and maximum reliability for today’s enterprise networks. As PoE changes to meet growing technology and application requirements, it is being classified by classes. PoE devices, on the other hand, are categorized by type depending on their power requirements. The difference between PoE “types” and “classes” can sometimes cause confusion when talking about PoE applications and capabilities. Click here for the complete article: