In Fibre To The Office (FTTO) networks, an optical fibre is installed from a central building or campus distributor to the workplace. At the workstations, so-called FTTO switches are used to connect the subscriber via twisted pair patch cables. These FTTO switches are installed like power sockets in a cable duct or a floor box and thus integrated into the building. Serving these switches with power can be realized in different ways.
Technology drivers such as Power over Ethernet (PoE), WiFi-6, convergence and Building Internet of Things (BIoT) are changing the design, implementation and management of data and power infrastructure. Is your network future-ready?
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The 7 port switch is part of the GigaSwitch V5 series. This special version has four user ports and three uplinks in different combinations. This allows e.g. the redundant connection of the switches via fibre and the parallel connection of PoE end devices via the RJ45 uplink. A special version has a PoE+ PSE (Power Source Equipment) uplink as well as a PoE+ PD (Powered Device) uplink that allows remote powering.
In order to increase security in Fibre To The Office (FTTO) networks, a technical security measure has been introduced in addition to client and user authentication: The use of Network Access Control Lists (NACL or ACL for short). Learn more:
Often, due to structural conditions, extensions in existing IT infrastructures cannot be implemented at all or only with great difficulty and at high cost. With Nexans GigaSwitch V5 cable duct switches, the flexibility and efficiency of the existing IT infrastructure can be increased significantly.
Nexans iGigaSwitch 10xx family can power end devices with the latest PoE++ standard. The switch has up to 10 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet copper and fibre-optic ports in different combinations.
Modern communication infrastructures in large Office environments, training and laboratory rooms, as well as in schools and universities require an ever-greater flexibility in terms of connection technology for power and data.
Typical applications for PoE are wireless LAN accesspoints, IP cameras and Voice over IP phones. For Building Internet of Things (BIoT) the number of possible applications grows continuously. Are performance classes in the range of 60 or 90W really needed today?
For over 10 years, Austrian company Energie AG Oberösterreich has relied on Nexans LANactive Industry Solutions for the networking of its technical control systems, in a wide range of areas.
Learn more about the redundancy function of our pionnering LANactive Power Supply for FTTO Switches.
Did you know that Nexans LANactive GigaSwitches fully support TACACS+? Find out more here!
In a traditional fibre or copper network, each network switch needs to be configured manually. This can be a lengthy process, prone to human error. Nexans LANactive Zero-Touch Configuration is a contemporary way of designing, building and operating networks with minimum effort.
Power Supply Concepts for FTTO - Central and Decentralized Power Supplies Compared– A Guide to Planning22/08/19
This document is aimed at planners and consultants as well as network administrators and explains various solutions for power supply concepts in an FTTO network.
LANactive switches and protocols are interoperable with offerings from other switch manufacturers and work with third party non-Ethernet devices. LANactive also offers full interoperability with various network management systems.
Nexans LANactive launches an enhanced version of Click-In, the next generation power supply unit for efficient PoE supply for Fibre To The Office (FTTO) installations.
Check out our new LANactive Industry solutions brochure for Smart Grids
We are happy to launch our #beyondcable campaign. Enter the world of LANactive and find out what our customers have to say about us!
Last year Nexans has installed 4 beehives on the top of the roof of our new Headquarter in Paris (France), bringing a harvest of over 100kg of honey.
Municipality of Athens chose Fibre To The Office! Find the full story here!
You can download the new LANactive Industry white paper describes redundancy solutions for mission critical applications - HSR, PRP and other protocols.
LANactive Starter Kits are designed to demonstrate Nexans managed FTTO and Industrial Ethernet switches capabilities by professional way. It can be used during the technical evaluation, meetings, exhibitions or provided to the customers for further testing.
Nexans LANactive - a proven concept & design with more than 250 000 installed switches
Find out more about the features of LANactive V5 and how they impact your business.
Introducing LANactive V5, the new edition of Nexans’ pioneering LAN technology.
Want to boost the power and performance of your LAN? Introducing LANactive V5, the new edition of Nexans' pioneering LAN technology. LANactive offers an alternative approach to traditional LAN using Fibre-To-The-Office (FTTO).
The city of Athens has adopted Nexans LANactive Fibre To The Office (FTTO) solution as the most cost effective and energy efficient network technology for their buildings.
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Nexans releases the new LANactive Industry tenderbook which is intended to assist designers with tender specifications for Nexans industrial Ethernet switches and its accessories.
Nexans introduces the new iGigaSwitch 10xx E+ family - 10 ports managed Industrial Ethernet switches family with new processor, real-time management, harmonized design, more flexibility and new features.
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In the newly designed and updated brochure, Nexans Advanced Networking Solutions presents fibre based concepts for modern network infrastructures.
With their unique modularity, the Nexans GigaSwitch series can be adapted to several applications just by replacing the twisted pair head unit. Optionally, power via Ethernet (PoE- +) is available either as standard using insulators or for medical applications.
Support page for Nexans managed industrial Ethernet switches iGigaSwitch 10xx family
Support page for Nexans managed industrial Ethernet switches iGigaSwitch 16xx family
Support page for Nexans managed industrial Ethernet switches iGigaSwitch 1606 HSR family
Nexans Industrial IEC 61850 Ethernet switches and the innovative LANactive Click-In power supply unit have received predicate BEST OF Electrical Products of Germany´s "Industriepreis 2017 " Award.
In today's world, where everything is interconnected, security is one of the biggest challenges to face. Malicious software, versatile cyberattacks on network protocols and networks, mask attacks, as well as targeted exploiting of system vulnerabilities are the daily bread of cybercriminals. In many cases, multiple attacks are conducted to crack the network and achieve maximum benefits at companies´ costs.
LANactive demo kits with FTTO and industrial Ethernet switches
Sensitive information like passwords and configuration files on the Memory Card, as well as in the memory of Nexans LANactive Switches is now especially protected by the newest security features.
Nexans, a leading international provider of connectivity solutions and network products, has prepared for the spring 2017 inspiring new launches:
Nexans Click-In is a next generation power supply unit for efficient PoE supply for easy migration to higher power budgets.
IT.Niedersachsen (ITN) is the central IT service provider of the state administration of Lower Saxony. Its modernised network includes over 5,000 installation and desktop FTTO switches.
If the infrustructure of mission critical application network goes down, this can result in serious issues, damages or life-threatening situations. So the requirements for such networks are significantly higher.
Central vs. Distributed Power Supply Design Guidelines
Modular container designs for construction sites and office buildings enjoy great popularity these days. They come in various shapes and sizes; their use, location and appearance may vary widely, but they are all built from containers, be it a warehouse, a sanitary facility or a market hall. Meeting the challenges of container architecture there are modern IT solutions which are flexible enough to enable high performing and scalable infrastructures on the go.
Nexans offers a growing range of active and passive network components with an exceptional performance for critical applications. Positioned as a One Stop Shop Nexans develops high end solutions to address various needs in IP video surveillance, building automation and security management.
As of today Nexans' partners and end-users can benefit from our extended service and support offering. More flexible than ever, we offer tailor-made solutions to meet your service needs.
Conventional power substations are being replaced by intelligent substations which areequipped with control, measurement and monitoring facilities, etc.), These intelligent substations are connected together and interconnected with the central station via modern communication networks. In the energy sector, from production to distribution, this has driven the creation and definition of communication standard IEC 61850.
Watch the new video where our Production Director Stefan Hütz explains what it takes to manufacture Nexans LANactive Switches. A glance behind the scenes of a high technology production facility where reliable and secure LAN Solutions are forged.
FTTO solution for French health insurance company
Nexans LANactive Solutions have successfully passed compatibility tests with Dräger Infinity Monitoring Systems in Hospitals. The Tests were conducted with three Nexans LANactive Systems (featuring two standard switches with PoE-funcationality and one ´Medical´ Switch with four integrated isolators) according to Dräger Testing Lab Standards.
The New University Hospital in Aarhus, the largest hospital project in the history of Denmark, selects Nexans FTTO Switches for its IT-infrastructure to meet the future demands of technology, treatments and ways of working.
The Municipal Utilities Network+Service LLC. of Kassel, Germany, focuses on planning security and digitization. In its new administration building there are 230 FTTO switches ensuring a futureproof and reliable network infrastructure.
According to market intelligence firm IDC, purchase decisions for network equipment are primarily infl uenced by investment costs (Capital Expenditure or Capex). However, operational costs (Operational Expenditure, Opex), including device administration and maintenance, is equally important to the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) over a network’s operational lifetime.
Nexans stands for exceptional network performance and develops HiTech Premium products which set new trends in the field of IT. Our Solutions lead the way in terms of quality of service, security and robustness. But do you know that they can also inspire, appeal to the imagery, tell stories and be part of Modern Art?
Nexans ANS expands its power utility switch portfolio with a universal IEC 61850 capability to enable direct communication of all networked devices in a smart grid.
Nexans ANS helps you meet the challenges of the energy sector with its new multiport industrial switch supporting IEC 61850.
The Nexans 16 port iGigaSwitch has a new SCL configuration interface ...
The iGigaSwitch 16xx series allows the interconnection and power supply of wireless LAN access points and IP cameras via Power over Ethernet.
The switches provides the ideal basis for the realisation of Gigabit Ethernet networks in harsh environments. The switches provide the ideal basis for networks in harsh environments as well as a powerful and cost-effective solution for video surveillance and WLAN infrastructures.
The Nexans switch manager provides an easy and comfortable solution for configuration, management and supervision of Nexans Switches being part of a network. Both FTTO Office Switches (ie GigaSwitch V3) or switches for harsh environment (ie iSwitch G1043E) can be connected to Nexans switch manager.