Perle Systems Latest IOLAN Software Includes Digital I/O Extension

I/O Tunneling for transmitting digital input signals to a remote output over an IP/Ethernet network.

Nashville, TN, October 27, 2008 --( Perle Systems, the global developer and manufacturer of serial to Ethernet connectivity solutions announced today the release of the Digital I/O Extension feature for IOLAN Ethernet I/O Device Servers. IOLAN users can download the new firmware version 3.6 directly from the Perle website.

The IOLAN’s Digital I/O extension feature, sometimes referred to as I/O tunnelling provides a cable replacement solution by transmitting input signals to remote outputs over an Ethernet or IP network. Remote sensors can be connected to PLC controllers, DCS systems, or display devices over a network using an IP Ethernet network infrastructure.

“The addition of the Digital I/O Extension feature to IOLAN I/O Device Servers will extend various modes of operations in transmitting digital input signals to a remote output”, says Julie McDaniel, VP Marketing at Perle Systems. She also add, “These modes include: I/O Mirroring, RS232 control signals, Multipoint Operation, Automatic Backup, and Secure Digital SSL for passing along digital state changes across an unsecured network.”

Perle’s Ethernet I/O technology (IOLAN DS I/O Device Servers) enables comprehensive access and control of remote digital I/O, analog I/O, pulse I/O, relays and temperature sensors as well as connections of remote serial equipment on any IP network.

About Perle Systems
Perle Systems is a leading developer, manufacturer and vendor of high-reliability and richly featured serial to Ethernet networking products. These products are used to connect remote users reliably and securely to central servers for a wide variety of business applications. Product lines include Console Servers for Data Center Management, Terminal Servers, Device Servers, Ethernet I/O and Serial Cards. Perle distinguishes itself through extensive networking technology, depth of experience in major real-world network environments and long-term distribution and VAR channel relationships in major world markets. Perle has offices and representative offices in 11 countries in North America, Europe and Asia and sells its products through distribution and OEM/ODE channels worldwide.

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