Perle Continues to Enhance Managed Media Converters

Firmware v1.8 launches with additional authentication features for Managed Media Converters.

Nashville, TN, December 04, 2014 --( Perle Systems, a manufacturer of advanced Ethernet over fiber and secure device networking solutions, releases Firmware v1.8 for Managed Media Converters. Perle Managed Media Converters support authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) security protocols used in corporate networks. To further protect ID’s and passwords from someone ‘snooping’ on the network, Perle Managed Media Converters provide secure management sessions by supporting SSH, SNMPv3, Telnet and HTTPS.

Firmware release v1.8 incorporates authentication updates for Simple Network Time Protocol Authentication (SNTP).

"Perle is committed to safeguarding the long-term investment in Perle equipment," says John Feeney, Chief Operating Officer at Perle Systems. "By continued product development and new firmware releases, we ensure our products evolve with the current and future technology demands of our growing customer base."

Perle offers over 830 separate models of Fiber Media Converters, of which 286 are Managed Media Converters, to transmit10BaseT, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet over fiber. All Perle Media Converters come with a Lifetime Warranty, use high-end components and have an on-board high-reliability microcontroller to deal with link error detection and recovery.

Firmware v1.8 for Managed Media Converters is available to customers as a download from Perle’s website.

Learn more about Perle Managed Media Converters on Perle Systems' website.
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Julie McDaniel