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Allied Telesis unveils desktop media converters for secure connectivity over fibre

AvantiKumar | March 18, 2016
Allied Telesis Malaysia's Paul Choy said the DMC100 Fast Ethernet and DMC1000 Gigabit USB-powered desktop media converters will help organisations on digital transformation path.

Paul Choy, Country Sales Manager of Allied Telesis 

Photo - Paul Choy, Country Sales Manager, Allied Telesis Malaysia Sdn Bhd.


Allied Telesis has launched desktop media converters for secure connectivity over fibre in Malaysia especially for organisations on the digital transformation path, said the global IP networking provider.

Speaking of the new DMC100 Fast Ethernet and DMC1000 Gigabit USB-powered desktop media converters, Paul Choy, country sales manager for Allied Telesis Malaysia, said, "Allied Telesis views media converters as a convenient and flexible way of providing secure network connectivity over fibre for a range of devices including desktops, laptops, printers and IP phones."

"With smart technologies incorporated into the media converters, Malaysian organisations moving towards digital transformation can be assured of simpler restoration, quick fault finding and maximum uptime when faced with network downtime due to security breach or power outages," said Choy.

He said that a products were available in SC, ST and LC optics, the DMC Series media converters required no extra power cord as they were capable of being powered from the laptop/computer's USB interface, or optionally by connecting the USB cable to a traditional wall-socket connector.

The devices are "purpose-built for fibre-enabling desktops, printers and IP phones, the Allied Telesis DMC Series of mini media converters are among the smallest media converters on the market today. At just 1.25 inches wide × 3.6 inches deep × 0.85 inches high, these media converters can easily fit into the palm of one's hand".

Key features include:
-Smart Link Restoration
Smart Link Restoration allows the devices, in cases of power failure, link loss or other interrupted service, to automatically restore the link without the need to restart/reset them.
-Smart MissingLink (SML)
The Smart MissingLink (SML) feature monitors network connections and provides notification when network segments fail, allowing network managers to quickly identify the source and location of failed segments and minimize downtime.
-Power Saving
The Allied Telesis DMC Series deliver more than 50 percent power savings over previous models with just 1.5W of power usage.


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