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Glen Mills, PA, United States, 2007/05/16 - Riggs Technology releases the NetExtender, a new product that enables customers to expand their Ethernet network distance potential - PoETechnologies.com.
Riggs Technology announces the release of the NetExtender, a revolutionary product that extends Ethernet beyond the limitation of Ethernet cat5 cable of 328 feet (100 meters).
With Patent Pending technology, the NetExtender extends the distance of Ethernet data by regenerating data packets, so as to extend their potential distance of 328 feet. This technology allows for continuous data packet flow without any attenuation or packet deterioration. The NetExtender can be plugged into any 10/100 MBS switch, thus, providing the end-user the ability to greatly extend their Ethernet network.
By using Power-Over-Ethernet (POE) to power each unit, we’ve eliminated the need to provide local power for each unit, as an additional feature. The NetExtender has the ability to power any other subsequent units deployed in a daisy-chained fashion. When using power splitter devices that are not POE enabled, these can also be powered by the NetExtender.
Engineered for harsh environments, the NetExtender allows for Integrators and Value-Added-Resellers (VARs) to easily integrate into their current Ethernet networks. The NetExtender is designed to be integrated into network environments where Cat5e cable cannot normally reach, due to limitations in current 802.3 standards.
“With the development of this technology, our customers will be able to take Ethernet to areas once thought unreachable by Cat5 cable. By using POE, our customers can save money by not having to pull separate cable for power. We are also able to power up devices such as IP cameras and wireless access points, while still providing Ethernet data packet flow, another cost saving feature,” said James H Riggs President/CEO of Riggs Technology.
About Riggs Technology Company
Riggs Technology (riggs-tech.com) engineers products that create cost-effective solutions while reducing cost for VARS and Integrators. We focus on the ability to bring high performance across wired networks, while providing solutions to extend secure networks to area’s not normally achieved with previous technologies.