• Solution Overview

Phybridge Power Over Long Reach Ethernet ( PoLRE)

  • PoLRE is our award-winning LAN switch solution that delivers Ethernet and POE over a single twisted pair of telephony-grade wire (CAT3, CW1308) with four times the reach of traditional switches. Offered in 24- and 48-port model options, PoLRE switches remove older infrastructure and wiring barriers to deploying IP telephony endpoints and unified communications applications.


Solution Benefits

  • Leverage and Protect Customer Investments: Transform older infrastructure and cabling to IP in three easy steps with rapid ROI
  • Guarantee Quality of Service and Voice Continuity: Create a dedicated path for voice and deliver a highly-reliable platform
  • Shorten Sales and Deployment Cycles: Eliminate infrastructure barriers and requirements for faster roll-outs
  • Reduce LAN Readiness Costs: Reallocate more customer budget to high-margin sales of UC applications by transforming old TDM into IP

VALUABLE INSIGHT: Industry Analyst Report : Nemertes conducted an indepth study on the benefits and cost-savings experienced when leveraging and transforming existing TDM technology to IP telephony.   


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  • Solution Details:

    • Over four times the reach of traditional data switches (up to 1200 feet)
    • Scales to thousands of users and distributed across multiple locations or centralized
    • Ethernet and power over a single pair of telephony-grade wire (CW1308, CAT3, or better)
    • Supports all IEEE compliant Class 2 devices including IP Phones, IP cameras, IP speakers and Access Points
    • PoLRE model options: 8-, 24- and 48-port managed and unmanaged options
      • 2 x 1 gigabit uplink copper and fiber ports
      • Dedicated management port
      • 8/24/48x 10 Mb downlink ports
      • Remote management capability with TACACS+
      • Hot swappable power supply, AC/DC power source, power sharing, load balancing for reliability and redundancy

Cisco Part Numbers:


24-port PoLRE switch with 24 Phylink adapters


48-port PoLRE switch with 48 Phylink adapters



SP-PHYBRIDGE-24  24-port PoLRE switch with 24 Phylink adapters

SP-PHYBRIDGE-48  48-port PoLRE switch with 48 Phylink adapters

Office Facilities US & Canada, European Markets, Emerging markets
Support Model Direct through third party or partner
Support Coverage Hours 24x7 Standard business hours, with after hours pager support
TAC Hotline 1.888.901.3633
TAC Support Alias support@phybridge.com
TAC URL http://phybridge.com/support/


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