RAD Extends 100Mbit/s Ethernet Reach

Unique SFP extends 100Mbit/s Ethernet up to 550 meters

August 23, 2011

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TEL AVIV -- RAD Data Communications has expanded its uniqueSystem-on-an-SFP family with the addition of the new SFP-ER, a miniatureEthernet extender that delivers 100 Mbps of Ethernet up to 550m (1,804 ft)over existing copper wires (4-pair).

Housed in a Small Factor Pluggable (SFP) enclosure, the finger-sized SFP-ERis easily attached to any Ethernet switch with an MSA-compatible 100 MbpsTX Serdes.

“The SFP-ER will prove to be a welcome tool for system integrators, serviceproviders and campus network managers because it lets them use the existingcopper infrastructure for high-speed Ethernet while eliminating the expenseof laying new fiber,” states Jacky Acoca, Global Business Manager for SmartSFPs at RAD Data Communications.

RAD Data Communications Ltd.

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