Ethernet Alliance Explores Demand For Industry-Wide Power Over Ethernet Logo Certification Program

BEAVERTON, OR, JULY 9, 2014 - The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies today announced it is inviting the Ethernet ecosystem as a whole to join it in an open discussion of a proposed Ethernet Alliance Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology logo certification program (#LogoPoE). The discussion will be held via conference call, beginning at 8:00am PDT on August 27, 2014. The Ethernet Alliance is reaching out to the industry to gather meaningful, actionable input from participants to define a proposed program designed to best meet the needs of the PoE application space. The adoption of such a logo certification program would accelerate the deployment of standardized IEEE 802.3? PoE technology and greatly benefit PoE solutions developers and vendors, enterprises, infrastructure architects and managers, integrators, and consumers alike.