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Transition Networks releases 10/100/1000 Ethernet converter line

A new Ethernet converter series from Transition Networks Inc. provide a cost-effective method for integrating legacy 10/100 UTP devices into a gigabit Ethernet fiber network.


July 1, 2008  


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A new Ethernet converter series from Transition Networks Inc. provide a cost-effective method for integrating legacy 10/100 UTP devices into a gigabit Ethernet fiber network.

In addition, the feature set provides more functionality and more network management capabilities to network administrators.

The new GFEB-120 series of 10/100/1000Base-T to 1000Base-X Ethernet copper-to-fiber media converters replaces Transition’s GFEB-100 series.

New features include bandwidth allocation, virtual cable test on UTP port, IEEE 802.1q VLAN tagging and double tagging (Q in Q), IEEE 802.1P QoS, IPv4 Tos/DiffServ, IPv6 traffic class, Portbased VLAN to allow unidirectional transmission, RMON counters for each port, Digital Diagnostic Monitoring interface (DMI) and the ability to remotely update firmware.

The converters are compatible with the previous models and also include those features found on the GFEB-100 series including AutoCross, Auto-Negotiation (both UTP and fiber ports), Link Pass Through, Pause, Automatic Link Restoration and switch-selectable speeds.

Transition Networks www.transition.com