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Press Releases from Perle Systems (131 total)

Perle launches Modular Console Servers for In-Band and Out-of-Band-Management

Support for up to 50 USB and RS232 Console Ports, redundant copper and fiber Ethernet network access, WiFi network access and a V.92 modem connection NASHVILLE, TN—October 30th, 2018 — Perle Systems, a global provider of advanced serial to Ethernet and device networking hardware, today released the IOLAN SCG Secure Console Servers as an advanced IT Infrastructure Management Solution. Most devices today can be accessed directly over an Ethernet network. However,

Does name dropping…(Broadcom)…work?

If I tell you that Broadcom uses my product in their R&D labs, do you care? Broadcom has been a Fortune 500 company since 2009. They employ 11,750 people worldwide in more than 15 countries. Their turnover in 2017 was $17.636 billion. Broadcom chips are used in smartphones, data storage gear, set-top boxes and networking hardware. Customers include Apple, Samsung Electronics, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Dell, AT&T and Cisco. Heck, according

Creating High-Speed Internet Access across a Mountaintop, over 12 Inches of Radi …

You know the feeling when you find yourself in a remote area of the country and the internet access is…umm… ”slow”, is the nice word. You can access your email and perhaps see what is going on in the world of social media but, streaming a video, having a video conference or downloading large files is not going to reliably happen. Well, if this problem can be solved at a

“Laptops do weird things at -60°F”

If I ever find myself in the remote Alaskan interior, I would like to meet Mike Spooner, Telecom and Infrastructure Technician at the Sumitomo Pogo Mine. Why? This man is a story teller. A good story teller. So good, that he can make a story about setting up a networked virtual serial port extremely entertaining. Okay, I sense your doubt, and I don’t blame you. There can’t possibly be anything more

SmartSky Networks manage Air-to-Ground (ATG) 4G In-Flight Broadband Network with …

Today’s travellers expect roaming broadband connections wherever they go. However, while on-board an airplane, passengers and crew find that existing broadband services are expensive, slow or non-existent. SmartSky Networks is tackling the challenge to give full in-flight access to email, SMS, social media and online video streaming services via smartphones, tablets and laptops. A new Air-to-Ground (ATG) network based on 4G LTE technology has been implemented by SmartSky Networks. Over 250 ground-based

Gaming Innovation Group use Perle Media Converters in new iGaming Cloud Data Cen …

Online gaming operators are in fierce competition to dominate in a market that is forecast to hit $59.79 billion dollars by 2020*. Often, they will seek out solutions like Gaming Innovation Groups ‘iGaming Cloud’ (iGC) to eliminate technological bottlenecks and significantly reduce costs and lead times. iGC is a cloud based client management platform offering a full range of services to iGaming operators like payment processing, support services, game management systems,

Linux Kernel 4.x support for Perle Serial & Parallel Cards

Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of advanced serial connectivity hardware has announced Linux Kernel 4.x support for its SPEED and UltraPort Serial Cards and SPEED Parallel Cards. Perle is committed to offering drivers for the broadest range of operating systems on the market, comments John Feeney, COO at Perle Systems. Linux is very popular, and as our customers upgrade, we will ensure our products will continue to operate as expected. Perle's Serial

Perle PCI Cards are certified for Windows Server 2016

Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of serial connectivity hardware announces Windows Server 2016 certification for UltraPort and SPEED PCI Serial Cards and Parallel Cards. The digitally signed Microsoft drivers ensure a seamless migration for customers who are upgrading to the latest version of Windows®. It is very difficult to install a piece of hardware in a Microsoft-System without a digitally signed driver, comments John Feeney, COO at Perle Systems. Using digitally

Perle releases eR-S1110 Ethernet Repeater

Perle Systems, a global provider of advanced Ethernet device networking hardware, today announced an uncomplicated Ethernet Repeater with advanced features to ensure reliable data transmission. Each point to point eR-S1110 Ethernet Repeater extends the network data transmission distance an additional 100m (328ft) over standard CAT5/6/7 cables. There is a growing demand to extend Ethernet services beyond the specified limit of 100 meters, comments John Feeney, COO at Perle Systems. Quite often, an

PROFINET & Modbus TCP now supported on Perle IDS Industrial Switches

Perle Systems, a global provider of secure device networking hardware, today announced support for Modbus TCP and PROFINET on Perle IDS-300 and IDS-500 Industrial Managed Switches. To get Ethernet devices networked immediately, the IDS plug and play switches can be directly installed and managed via PLC, NMS, HMI or SCADA systems using PROFINET or Modbus TCP. PROFINET and Modbus/TCP protocol support is in addition to the already comprehensive set of management functions,

Lulworth Estate choose Perle Industrial Switches to Network Smart Parking Meters

NASHVILLE, TN — February 21st, 2018 — Coin-feed parking meters are being forced into obsolescence. In addition to the pain of regular emptying cycles, they are prone to vandalism in a world where carrying cash is becoming archaic. When Lulworth Estate decided to upgrade their outdated coin-car-parking meters, they turned to Voip Unlimited, an Internet Telephony Service Provider, to design a state-of-the-art contactless parking infrastructure. Mark Pillow, Managing Director at Voip Unlimited,

Cypress Christian School Safeguard the Phone System and Firewall with Perle Surg …

NASHVILLE, January 23rd, 2018 — Texas uses more electricity than any other state. Power surges, caused by grid overload or storms are common and have potentially devastating effects on electrical equipment. Todd Elgie, Director of Technology at Cypress Christian School in Houston identified that lightning and other power surges were frying the ports of the school’s phone system and firewall. This meant no phone or internet access, causing significant disruption to

Airborne Drone Surveillance Systems use Perle Industrial Ethernet Switches & Med …

NASHVILLE, January 18th, 2017 — Goldman Sachs estimates the global drone market to be worth around $100 billion by 2020*. $70 billion of this is estimated to be purely for military applications. In airborne drone military scenarios, the sensitive imagery and mission critical data, needs to reach decision-makers on the ground without disruption or delay. When Navtech Systems, an electronic design and systems engineering company with expertise in airborne surveillance video

Perle Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerability Disclosure

Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of secure device networking hardware, has confirmed its, announces the products are not generally affected by CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715, collectively known as Spectre, or CVE-2017-5754, known as Meltdown. The Meltdown vulnerability allows an attacker to bypass the hardware barriers between memory and applications running on the computer, which can allow an attacker to access data, passwords and crypto-keys. The Spectre vulnerability breaks the isolation between applications that

Perle Launches Compact 8-port Versions of the IOLAN G Serial Device Servers

A powerful processor, switchable RS232/422/485 interfaces and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity are cornerstone features NASHVILLE, TN—December 21st, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global provider of secure serial to Ethernet device networking hardware, announces the IOLAN SDG8 Secure Device Server and IOLAN STG8 Secure Terminal Server. Perle IOLAN STG8 Terminal Server As Network Administrators make performance upgrades to their network, they also need to accommodate the demand to transmit RS232, RS422 and RS485 data across

EControl-Glas use Perle Device Servers to Remotely Access and Update Smart-Glass …

EControl-Glas, a leading manufacturer and innovator of electronically tintable glass, identified that servicing customer installations by sending an engineer on-site was inefficient. Their electrochromatic smart-glass reacts to sunlight exposure and adjusts its hue accordingly. Each ECONTROL® pane has its own control unit (SCU-H) located in a control case or cabinet DIN rail. Several SCU-H are connected to one Group Control Unit (GCU) that has a user interface to define the state

Perle releases 10G Media Converters capable of 10/100/1000/2500/10000 Rate Conve …

Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of advanced Ethernet over Fiber hardware today announced six new variants of 10 Gigabit Media Converters aimed at consumers who need flexibility in their network configurations. Perle 10G Media Converters transparently connects 10 Gigabit copper to multimode or single mode fiber. Each 10GbE Media Converter comes with pluggable transceiver ports that support fiber to fiber, copper to fiber or copper to copper media conversion. The new

Perle Launches IOLAN SCS Serial Console Server with SFP and Fiber Network Suppor …

Perle Systems, a global provider of secure serial to Ethernet and device networking hardware, today announced IOLAN SCSC Console Servers with dual SFP slots. The pluggable fiber optics ports on the Perle IOLAN SCS16C-DSFP Console Servers allow for flexible network configurations using SFP Optical Transceivers supplied by Perle, Cisco or other manufacturers of MSA compliant SFPs. John Feeney, COO at Perle Systems comments, Serial Console Servers with SFP slots provide customers with

Perle Closes KRACK IEEE 802.11 Security Standard Vulnerability

NASHVILLE, November 22nd, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of secure device networking hardware, has released new firmware for the IOLAN SDS W Secure Wireless Device Server to patch the recently disclosed vulnerability found in WPA2. Serious weaknesses were recently discovered in the WPA2 protocol standard, which secures all modern protected WiFi networks. Using Key Reinstallation attaCKs (KRACK), it is possible for an attacker to harvest sensitive information being transmitted

Bally Systems’ Super Slotline™ introduced as Casino Industry Forecasts 10% g …

NASHVILLE, TN—October 24th , 2017 — The casino industry is a major economic contributor that is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.16% between 2017-20211. And, with easing regulations that encourage growth in the industry, the introduction of Bally Systems Super Slotline™ could not come at a better time. To meet growing demand, a casino IT infrastructure needs to be capable of superfast game level communication that is ready to

Perle upgrades IOLAN Serial Terminal Server Platform

NASHVILLE, October 17th, 2017 — — Perle Systems, a global provider of secure serial to Ethernet device networking hardware, today releases 1, 2 and 4-port Serial Terminal Servers with Gigabit Ethernet capabilities. Perle Serial Servers Increased performance, speed, bandwidth and security are the reasons most Network Administrators upgrade to a gigabit network infrastructure. Perle IOLAN G Serial Servers interface seamlessly and provide the required connectivity between gigabit networks and mission critical serial

Perle PoE+ Media Converters Network & Power Video Cameras in Coldplay Tour

NASHVILLE, September 6th, 2017 — The amount of infrastructure required for a 28 stop concert, such as the current Coldplay “A Head Full of Dreams” tour, is immense. For the show to come together, the video cameras, sound and lighting equipment need to be powered and networked at each arena or stadium. The entire set is then transported from one location to the next in conditions that range from dry

Perle observes Marine Industry embracing the IoT

NASHVILLE, August 30th, 2017 — The Marine Industry has always been the world’s backbone, enabling economic development by shipping, fishing, drilling and transporting goods across our vast oceans. With no slowdown of population growth in sight, and consumerism on the rise, 90% of international trade is dependent on seaborne activities. Strict standards and certifications have always governed equipment that is used in subsea, topside, onshore or hazardous locations. Perle designs industrial hardware

Ryonic Robotics Pipeline Inspections Vehicles incorporate Perle Ethernet Extende …

The estimated 3,500,000km of pipelines in 120 countries around the world are the most efficient way to transport oil, gas and other liquids. However, operators are under constant scrutiny to avoid the devastating economic and environmental impact of damaged or blocked pipelines. To ensure a safe and clear pipeline, internal inspections are carried out by unmanned “crawler robots” as part of routine maintenance procedures. The Ryonic Robotics RMIS crawler enables an

Burns Industries use Perle Ethernet Extenders to optimize the delivery of heatin …

NASHVILLE, August 1st, 2017 — To optimise the schedule of delivery truck rolls for a local energy supplier of propane gas and heating oil, Burns Industries was asked to design a system that would give the energy supplier information about the customers remaining tank capacity. Unnecessary truck rolls were proving to be inefficient and expensive. Burns Industries designed a state-of-the-art system, where each cylinder and oil tank within a trial area

IBEROSTAR Riviera Maya Resort integrate Perle Ethernet Extenders into new CCTV i …

NASHVILLE, July 20th, 2017 — IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts puts guest and staff safety at the top of their agenda. When it was time to update the CCTV system at one of its resorts, they turned to Cosmobit, one of Mexico’s premier suppliers of infrastructure, connectivity and security solutions. Dulce Carillo, Telemetry Business Unit Manager at Cosmobit explains, “IBEROSTAR wanted to install a state of the art CCTV system. The entire

Perle Fiber Media Converters remove EMI from Sonar Data Transmission

NASHVILLE, TN - June 13th, 2017 — Modern commercial fishing trawlers rely on all kinds of advanced technology. When Ronan Murrin, a Marine Engineer at Mullglen Limited, installed a new £250,000 fish-finding sonar on the Pacelli, he expected the captain would receive reliable data. “The skipper knows these waters,” comments Murrin.“He knows where the rocks are down there and that the sonar was not picking them up. It could only operate

Perle Launches Power over Ethernet Industrial Managed Switches

84 PoE Industrial Switches complete phase three of an industrial portfolio launch NASHVILLE, TN - May 16th, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of secure device networking hardware, today announced the launch of fully compliant IEEE802.3 af/at Power over Ethernet (PoE) Industrial Managed Switches. This third phase of an Industrial Managed Switch portfolio launch includes 84 models of the IDS-500 PoE Switches with variable 10/100/1000Base-T, SFP, Fiber and combo ports “More

Protect your Network from Outages caused by Surge Voltages

NASHVILLE, May 11th, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global provider of device networking hardware, today announced the launch of Surge Protectors for equipment connected over CAT5/6 or SHDSL Telco interfaces. Surge voltage can wreak havoc on network uptime. Whether it is caused by lightning strikes, switching electromagnetic pulse (SEMP) or electrostatic discharges (ESD), it can be the bane of any Network Administrator. Accurate information about the cost of surge damage is

Convert RS232 to RS422 or RS485

NASHVILLE, April 25th, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global provider of serial device networking hardware, today announces the launch of Serial Interface Converters. The PSM-ME-RS232/RS485-P Serial Interface Converter bi-directionally converts RS-232 interface signals to the RS-485 and RS-422 standards. “Many industrial and commercial environments require the manipulation of serial data transmission in some way,” comments John Feeney, COO at Perle Systems, “This new product allows our customers to convert serial data signals

Amplify RS485 signals up to 1.2km

NASHVILLE, April 20th, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global provider of serial device networking hardware, today announces the launch of RS485 Repeaters. The PSM-ME-RS485/RS485-P Repeater, boosts RS485 serial signals to cover distances up to 1.2km. By using differential voltage lines for data and control signals RS-485 repeaters overcome the limitations of standard serial ports. In addition, 3-way isolation protects devices from transient surges and ground loops on the data line. “Transmitting RS485

Extend Serial Data Transmission up to 20km over Copper Wire

NASHVILLE, April 13th, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global provider of serial device networking hardware, today announced the launch of Long Range Serial Extenders that will transmit data up to 20km over any copper wiring. The PSI-MODEM-SHDSL/SERIAL transparently extends RS232, RS422 and RS485 data across single twisted pair (CAT5/6/7), coax or any existing copper wiring previously used in alarm circuits, E1/T1 circuits, CCTV and CATV applications. Serial data transmission distances are generally

Extend Ethernet Data Transmission up to 20km over Copper Wire

NASHVILLE, April 11th, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global provider of device networking hardware, today announced the launch of Long Range Ethernet Extenders that will transmit data up to 20km over any copper wiring. Using SHDSL, the TC EXTENDER transparently extends Ethernet data transmission up to 20 km across single twisted pair (CAT5/6/7), coax or any existing copper wiring previously used in alarm circuits, E1/T1 circuits, RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, CCTV and

Boy Scouts use Perle Ethernet Extenders to comply with Maryland Pool Regulations

NASHVILLE, March 21st, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global provider of secure device networking hardware, reveals how the Boy Scouts use Ethernet Extenders to enable telephone communications at remote poolside locations. The state of Maryland recently passed a regulation that stipulates, in case of an emergency, a telephone is available within swimming pool enclosures. With the annual summer opening of the Broad Creek Memorial Boy Scout Reservation under threat, unless new

Extend the Distance of Serial Connections up to 28 miles

NASHVILLE, TN—March 14th, 2017 — RS-232 and RS-485 interfaces still dominate in many business sectors. Infrastructure, utilities, gaming, manufacturing facilities, building automation, process control and automation centers all take advantage of these low cost and highly robust serial protocols. However, as these environments modernize, the inherent data transmission distance limitations of serial must be overcome. Perle Systems, a global provider of serial device networking hardware, today announced the launch of Serial

Media Redundancy Protocol (MRP) IEC 62439-2 now available in Perle IDS Industria …

NASHVILLE, TN—February 16th, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global provider of secure device networking hardware, today announced support for Media Redundancy Protocol (MRP) IEC 62439-2 as a standard feature on all Industrial Managed Switches with the PRO feature set. Ease of set-up, high-speed performance and redundant connections make Ring topology networks incredibly popular in factories, on plant floors and other Industrial Ethernet environments. However, if one node or port goes down,

Fas Agro manufacturing plants use Perle Ethernet Extenders to facilitate network …

NASHVILLE, TN—February 10th, 2017 — Perle Systems, a global provider of secure device networking hardware, reveals how Ethernet Extenders enabled Fas Agro, a Nigerian packaging company, to interconnect 6 manufacturing plants onto one shared Ethernet network. As the company grew to have multiple facilities located around Kano, Nigeria, internal reporting of production data became more complicated. Fas Agro could no longer rely on the manual systems that were sufficient in the

Perle Launches 9-port Industrial Managed Switches

Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of secure device networking hardware, today announced phase two of it Managed Industrial Ethernet Switch launch - 304 models of IDS-400 and IDS-500 9-port switches with variable 10/100/1000Base-T, SFP, Fiber and combo ports. When entering the industrial switch market in April 2014 Perle promised to “offer every conceivable model”. As of today, the Perle portfolio consists of over 640 Industrial DIN Rail Switches for a variety

Control Systems standardize on Perle Ethernet Extenders in Smart Parking Systems

NASHVILLE, TN—October 18th, 2016 — Inefficient parking facilities frustrate drivers and waste fuel. As automotive congestion continues to increase, parking providers are turning to smart parking systems, a market that is expected to reach USD 368.7 million by 20241 Upgrading existing or building new sophisticated facilities involves a complex network of CCTV cameras, payment terminals, parking displays, availability sensors, and entry/exit barriers located throughout a vast parking garage. Rich Link, VP of

Sonic Automotive use Perle Ethernet Extenders in Project to Reduce the Time it T …

NASHVILLE, TN—September 27th, 2016 — According to Heath Byrd, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Sonic Automotive, “As customers go through the car-buying process, some of their biggest concerns are trust and time. At most dealerships, it takes four to five hours to buy a vehicle. Our goal is to get it down to an hour.”1 With this is mind, Sonic Automotive provided the sales team with iPhones and

Central Bank of Nigeria’s CCTV Security Upgrade include Perle Industrial Switc …

NASHVILLE, TN—August 4th, 2016 — As the global society demands action to reduce security threats and criminal activity, one consequential outcome is an increase in video surveillance system installations and upgrades. These systems capture and store data for immediate or future reference by monitoring, identifying, and analyzing people and property through carefully placed cameras. The total video surveillance market is expected to reach USD 71.28 Billion by 2022,

Perle Releases IOLAN Firmware v4.8

NASHVILLE, TN—July 26, 2016— Perle Systems, a global provider of secure device networking hardware, today recommended that all customers upgrade to IOLAN Firmware version 4.8 on all IOLAN Terminal Servers, Console Servers and Device Servers. This new firmware updated with the latest version OpenSSL and Open SSH, additional IP filter ranges and a new Toggle RTS feature. “Perle remains committed to the Serial to Ethernet device connectivity market,” says Joe Perle,

IT-Helpdesk use Perle Ethernet Extenders at annual Village Green Festival for lo …

NASHVILLE, TN—July 19th, 2016 — The Village Green Festival in Essex, UK, transforms Chalkwell Park from a semi-rural garden, with a couple of hundred daily users, to a festival ground where 25,000 people congregate to share their enthusiasm for literature, art and music. Every year, IT-Helpdesk.Co sets up the data communication network for the festival. During this process they need to extend an Ethernet link 250 meters across the festival

Avoiding the High Price of Downtime with Perle Console Servers

The IHS reports that network interruptions are the biggest contributor to downtime. The actual cause of downtime, in 40% of cases, can be attributed to equipment failure*. As a result, Network Administrators now rank the quality and reliability of equipment as a top factor influencing purchasing decisions. With market leading MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) rates, Perle Systems, a manufacturer of advanced Serial to Ethernet and secure device networking solutions, discusses

Perle Expands Industrial Ethernet Portfolio with Managed Switches

Perle Systems, a global manufacturer of secure device networking hardware, today announced the launch of an extensive new range of Managed Industrial Ethernet Switches. The first phase of the launch encompasses 128 models of IDS-200 and IDS-300 five-port switches. In April 2014, Perle expanded its product line and entered the industrial switch market with a promise to “offer every conceivable model”. As of today, Perle offers over 340 different Industrial

CBK Engineering integrate Perle in Remote Alarm Multiplexers installed at the Ro …

NASHVILLE, TN—May 12th, 2016 — Keeping Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), HVAC and other environmental systems operational is common sense critical. If these systems fail, business operations in any affected building face a shut-down. To prevent these types of disasters, CBK Engineering was approached by an electrical contractor in New York City to design a Remote Alarm Multiplexer system. The idea was to design a closed network with I/O Alarm closures to

BBC use Fiber Media Converters in Mobile tool-kit for Live Audio Transmission

Being the largest Broadcaster in the word, quality control is tight at the BBC. Renowned for world class news coverage, the BBC is also expected to provide high quality audio and visual broadcasting. Building on the “live experience”, the BBC has been covering major events such as the London 2012 Olympics, Wimbledon, Glastonbury Festival, folk festivals, major elections, royal weddings and remembrances – live on location. Each live-event is unique and

Perle Launches Fully Compliant PoE+ Injectors

NASHVILLE, TN—April 12th, 2016 — Perle Systems, a manufacturer of secure device networking hardware, today announced the launch of the PINJ30 Power over Ethernet (PoE) Injector. PoE Injectors are designed to add up to 30W power to Ethernet CAT5/6 cabling and provide electricity to connected devices such as wireless access points, pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras and video phones. Power over Ethernet Injectors enable increased flexibility for the location of installed equipment and

Renewable Revolution Reflected in Perle Sales to Renewable Energy Companies – …

NASHVILLE, TN—March 30th, 2016 — More capacity for renewable power, in the form of Solar, Wind, Hydro and Geothermal is added each year than coal, natural gas and oil combined. However, the Renewable Energy sector faces pressure to improve profitability and productivity as it continues to scale globally. For this, renewable energy companies are looking to the Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ). “Sophisticated IIoT systems are being sought as

When the ‘Industrial’ Label Matters - Deutsche Windtechnik discovers the pit …

NASHVILLE, TN—March 22nd, 2016 — While many forms of raw renewable energy are free and seemingly infinite, the equipment needed to collect, process and transport the energy is not. With many wind farms located in difficult to reach offshore and hill-top locations, where wind can be harvested without physical interruptions, it is imperative to invest in infrastructure products that are able to withstand industrial conditions such as extreme temperature fluctuations,

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