Industrial PoE Switch
Cost-optimized Full PoE+ Power Solution Ideal for Hardened Environment
Designed to be installed in heavy industrial environments, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S is the new member of PLANET Industrial-grade, DIN-rail type L2/L4 Managed Gigabit PoE+ Switch family featuring PLANET intelligent PoE functions to improve the availability of critical business applications. It provides IPv6/IPv4 dual stack management and built-in L2/L4 Gigabit switching engine along with 8 10/100/1000BASE-T ports featuring 95-watt 802.3bt PoE++, 2 additional Gigabit copper ports and another 2 extra 100/1000BASE-X SFP fiber slots for data and video uplink. The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S is able to operate reliably, stably and quietly in any hardened environment without affecting its performance. It comes with a total power budget of up to 360 watts for different kinds of PoE applications and operating temperature ranging from -40 to 75 degrees C in a rugged IP30 metal housing.
802.3bt PoE++ 90~95-watt Power over 4-pair UTP Solution
As the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S adopts the IEEE 802.bt PoE++ standard, it is capable to source up to 95 watts of power by using all the four pairs of standard Cat5e/6 Ethernet cabling to deliver power and full-speed data to each remote PoE compliant powered device (PD). It possesses triple amount of power capability than the conventional 802.3at PoE+ and is an ideal solution to satisfy the growing demand for higher power consuming network PDs, such as:
- PoE PTZ speed dome cameras
- Network devices
- Thin clients
- AIO (all-in-one) touch PCs, point of sale (POS) and information kiosks
- Remote digital signage displays
- PoE lightings
802.3bt PoE++ and Advanced PoE Power Output Mode Management
To meet the demand of various powered devices consuming stable PoE power, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S provides four different PoE power output modes for selection.
- 95W 802.3bt PoE++ Power Output Mode
- 95W Force Power Output Mode
- 36W End-span PoE Power Output Mode
- 36W Mid-span PoE Power Output Mode
Built-in Unique PoE Functions for Powered Devices Management
As the industrial PoE++ managed switch for surveillance, wireless and VoIP networks, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S features special PoE management functions:
- PD alive check
- Scheduled power recycling
- PoE schedule
- PoE usage monitoring
- PoE extension
Intelligent Powered Device Alive Check
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S can be configured to monitor connected PD (powered device) status in real time via ping action. Once the PD stops working and responding, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S will resume the PoE port power and bring the PD back to work. It will greatly enhance the network reliability through the PoE port resetting the PD’s power source and reducing the administrator’s management burden.
Scheduled Power Recycling
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S allows each of the connected PoE IP cameras or PoE wireless access points to reboot at a specified time each week. Therefore, it will reduce the chance of IP camera or AP crash resulting from buffer overflow.
PoE Schedule for Energy Savings
Under the global trend of energy saving and contributing to environmental protection, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S can effectively control the power supply besides its capability of giving high watts power. The “PoE schedule” function helps you to enable or disable PoE power feeding for each PoE port during specified time intervals, which is a powerful function to help SMBs or enterprises save power and budget. It also increases security by powering off PDs that should not be in use during non-business hours.
802.3bt PoE++ Power and Ethernet Data Transmission Distance Extension
In the “Extend” operation mode, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S operates on a per-port basis at 10Mbps duplex operation but can support 83-watt PoE power output over a distance of up to 250 meters overcoming the 100m limit on Ethernet UTP cable. With this brand-new feature, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S provides an additional solution for 802.3at/af PoE distance extension, thus saving the cost of Ethernet cable installation.
Intelligent LED Indicators for Real-time PoE Usage Monitoring
Via the power usage chart in the web management interface, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S enables the administrator to monitor the status of the power usage of the connected PDs in real time. Thus, it greatly enhances the management efficiency of the facilities. Moreover, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S helps users to monitor the current status of PoE power usage easily and efficiently via its advanced LED indication. Called “PoE Power Usage”, the front panel of the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S has four amber LEDs indicating four different PoE power usages, namely 60W, 120W, 180W and 240W.
Cybersecurity Network Solution to Minimize Security Risks
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S comes with enhanced cybersecurity to fend off cyberthreats and cyberattacks. It supports SSHv2 and TLSv1.2 protocols to provide strong protection against advanced threats. Served as a key point to transmit data over a long-distance fiber optic cable to customer’s critical equipment in a business network, the cybersecurity feature of the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S protects the switch management and enhances the security of the mission-critical network without any extra deployment cost and effort.
Redundant Ring, Fast Recovery for Critical Network Applications
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S supports redundant ring technology and features strong, rapid self-recovery capability to prevent interruptions and external intrusions. It incorporates advanced ITU-T G.8032 ERPS (Ethernet Ring Protection Switching) technology, Spanning Tree Protocol (802.1s MSTP) into customer’s network to enhance system reliability and uptime in various environments.
Environmentally Hardened Design
With the IP30 aluminum industrial case, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S provides a high level of immunity against electromagnetic interference and heavy electrical surges which are usually found on plant floors or in curb-side traffic control cabinets without air conditioner. Being able to operate under the temperature range from -40 to 75 degrees C, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S can be placed in almost any difficult environment.
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S provides contact discharge of ±6KV DC and air discharge of ±8KV DC for Ethernet ESD protection. It also supports ±4KV surge immunity to improve product stability and protects users’ networks from devastating ESD attacks, making sure the flow of operation does not fluctuate.
IPv6/IPv4 Dual Stack Management
Supporting both IPv6 and IPv4 protocols, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S helps the SMBs to step in the IPv6 era with the lowest investment as its network facilities need not be replaced or overhauled if the IPv6 FTTx edge network is set up.
Robust Layer 2 Features
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S can be programmed for advanced switch management functions such as dynamic port link aggregation, 802.1Q VLAN, Q-in-Q VLAN, Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), loop and BPDU guard, IGMP snooping, and MLD snooping. Via the link aggregation, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S allows the operation of a high-speed trunk to combine with multiple ports such as an 8Gbps fat pipe, and supports fail-over as well. Also, the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is the Layer 2 protocol included to help discover basic information about neighboring devices on the local broadcast domain.
Efficient Traffic Control
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S is loaded with robust QoS features and powerful traffic management to enhance services to business-class data, voice, and video solutions. The functionality includes broadcast/multicast/unicast storm control, per port bandwidth control, 802.1p/CoS/IP DSCP QoS priority and remarking. It guarantees the best performance in VoIP and video stream transmission, and empowers the enterprises to take full advantage of the limited network resources.
PLANET IGS-4215-8UP2T2S offers comprehensive IPv4/IPv6 Layer 2 to Layer 4 Access Control List (ACL) for enforcing security to the edge. It can be used to restrict network access by denying packets based on source and destination IP address, TCP/UDP ports or defined typical network applications. Its protection mechanism also comprises 802.1X port-based user and device authentication, which can be deployed with RADIUS to ensure the port level security and block illegal users. With the protected port function, communication between edge ports can be prevented to guarantee user privacy. Furthermore, Port security function allows to limit the number of network devices on a given port. The network administrators can now construct highly-secure corporate networks with considerably less time and effort than before.
Advanced Network Security
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S also provides DHCP Snooping, IP Source Guard and Dynamic ARP Inspection functions to prevent IP snooping from attack and discard ARP packets with invalid MAC address. The network administrators can now construct highly-secure corporate networks with considerably less time and effort than before.
User-friendly and Secure Management
For efficient management, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S is equipped with Command line, Web and SNMP management interfaces.
- With the built-in Web-based management interface, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S offers an easy-to-use, platform-independent management and configuration facility.
- For text-based management, it can be accessed via Telnet and the console port.
- By supporting the standard SNMP protocol, the switch can be managed via any SNMP-based management software.
Moreover, the IGS-4215-8UP2T2S offers secure remote management by supporting SSHv2, TLSv1.2 and SNMP v3 connections which encrypt the packet content at each session.
Remote Management Solution
PLANET’s Universal Network Management System (UNI-NMS) and CloudViewer app support IT staff by remotely managing all network devices and monitoring PDs’ operational statuses. Thus, they’re designed for both the enterprises and industries where deployments of PDs can be as remote as possible, without having to go to the actual location once a bug or faulty condition is found. With the UNI-NMS or CloudViewer app, all kinds of businesses can now be speedily and efficiently managed from one platform.
Flexible Long-distance Extension Solution
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S provides 4 extra Gigabit TP interfaces supporting 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 copper to connect with surveillance network devices such as NVR, Video Streaming Server or NAS to facilitate surveillance management. Or through the two dual-speed fiber SFP slots, it can also connect with the 100BASE-FX /1000BASE-SX/LX SFP (Small Form-factor Pluggable) fiber transceiver to uplink to backbone switch and monitoring center in long distance. The distance can be extended from 550 meters to 2 kilometers (multi-mode fiber) and to 10/20/40/60/80/120 kilometers (single-mode fiber or WDM fiber). They are well suited for applications within the enterprise data centers and distributions.
Intelligent SFP Diagnosis Mechanism
The IGS-4215-8UP2T2S supports SFP-DDM (Digital Diagnostic Monitor) function that can easily monitor real-time parameters of the SFP for the network administrator, such as optical output power, optical input power, temperature, laser bias current, and transceiver supply voltage.