Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a revolutionary technology that enables delivery of power over standard Ethernet infrastructure to facilitate quick and easy installation of IP-based devices. The proliferation of Ethernet-connected devices has created an unprecedented demand for more power. PoE is the key to effi ciently, cost-eff ectively and reliably power network devices.
Microchip is an innovator and thought leader in PoE technology, as well as a major contributor to the IEEE® 802.3af, 802.3at and 802.3bt standards. Microchip offers a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio of PoE solutions comprised of PoE ICs and PoE systems (midspans/injectors and switches). As both a system and chipset supplier, Microchip provides foolproof PoE solutions to address your unique business requirements.