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These are the top ten network devices of 2019

These are the top ten network devices of 2019
With IP-based devices dominating the market, network equipment like switches and hubs have become an integral part of security. With more and more devices getting connected under the larger scheme of the Internet of Things (IoT), the demand for network devices in this market is only set to increase.
Here's a list of top ten winners of the "Security Buyers' Choice Awards" in network devices of 2019, based on the number of page views and inquiries on our site.
  1. Siklu EH-8010FX 10 Gbps Full Duplex Wireless Radio
With 10G Gigabits per second capacity, Siklu's EtherHaul 8010FX works over the interference-free 70/80GHz E-band spectrum. It supports fiber where it's available, and Gigabit when there is no fiber.

Key Features
  • Manufactured as a fiber extension or replacement but with switching capabilities
  • More straightforward design compared to previous models with fiber and copper ports
  • Offers an average latency of < 10 sec (10 micro-seconds)
  • Two power input modes available, nominal 48VDC and PoE
  1. CTC Union Industrial Managed PoE Switch
CTC Union's industry-grade Gigabit PoE switches offer 4/8/16x GbE UTP plus 2/3/8 GbE SFP with 4/8x PoE Ports. Built to withstand, harsh, rugged conditions, these switches can operate at temperatures ranging from 60 degrees Celsius to 75 degrees Celsius.

Key Features
  • Isolated RS-232 console port
  • IP30 protection and a fan-less design with rugged metal
  • EMS, EMI, EN61000-6-2, EN61000-6-4 certified for heavy industrial grade
  • Regulates PoE output voltage and offers power up to 100 meters
  1. KBC eCopper Long Range IP over Coax and UTP
 KBC's solution offers Ethernet over Coax (EoC) and Ethernet over UTP (EoU) solution as a way to make use of existing copper cables to use IP cameras. This helps customers save the costs of a full infrastructure upgrade.

Key Features
  • Apart from Ethernet, this solution also offers Power over Coax (PoC)
  • Can power both transmitter and remote cameras
  • A plug-and-play solution, simple GUI
  • Has single-channel transmitter and single, 4, 8 and 16-channel receivers
  1. NVT Phybrdige FLEX8 FLEX8 
With IP-based solutions becoming a standard, many customers are looking for ways to transition from their legacy systems. FLEX8, a plug-and-play unmanaged switch from NVT Phybridge offers a simple and secure method for this.
Key Features
  • Delivers fast Ethernet and PoE over Multi-Pair UTP with up to 2,000ft (610m) reach
  • Preconfigured and ready to deploy
  • Easily integrates into the overall LAN for secure, robust path for IP endpoints  
  1. AMG9000 10Gb Managed Ethernet Switches
Designed for medium and large network environments, the AMG9000 10Gb Managed Ethernet Switches have 8, 24, or 48-gigabit ports, with or without PoE support, and 1/10Gb SFP+ uplink ports. With the 10Gb option, this solution offers significant scaling possibilities to the customer.

Key Features
  • Has 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet RJ45 or SFP ports for Edge or core network needs.
  • 1/10Gb SFP uplink ports for direct connection to fiber spurs, rings, multiple rings, and media converters
  • Stacking feature using 2 x 10G SFP+ ports
  • Support for both PoE and PoE+ 
  1. ComNet CTS 24-Port Commercial Grade Modular Ethernet Managed Switch
ComNet CTS24+2 offers up to 24 ports of 10/100TX Ethernet and two ports of 10/100/1000TX or 1000FX transmission. This managed layer-2 commercial grade system combines standard copper, optical and extended distance Ethernet.
 
Key Features
  • Modules support 8 ports each, up to a total of 24
  • Can be configured via web-based GUI or USB CLI
  • IEEE802.3at PoE+ 30W (PoE models only)
  • Gigabit combo uplinks
  1. Altronix eBridge800E EoC 8 Port Receiver
The eBridge800E EoC 8 Port Receiver offers customers a convenient way to upgrade their existing coax systems to IP devices by integrating a PoE+ switch and an FOC Receiver. Embedded LINQ Technology allows remote monitoring of power and diagnostics.

Key Features
  • Can achieve a maximum output of 240W total power with 8 ports that offer 30W at full power
  • Each port rated at 100Mbps speed at distances of up to 300m
  • SSL (Secure Socket Layer) security encryption with LINQ Technology
  • Can operate between 10 to 50 degrees Celsius 
  1. D-Link Portfolio (DIS-100G, DIS-200G, DIS-300G, and DIS-700G)
D-Link offers rugged, industrial-grade switches that are designed to withstand the harsh conditions and can withstand shock, vibration, and free-fall. These switches come in IP30-rated metal casing and have high electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and temperature tolerance.

Key Features
  • Have an operational temperature between -40 and 50 degrees Celsius
  • Works with DIN Rail, wall-mount, rackmount
  • Offers rapid failover of 20ms
  • Redundant dual power inputs 
  1. EtherWAN EG97000
EtherWAN's EG97000 is designed for high bandwidth uplink or interconnection use with a gigabit Layer 3 managed switch. The company claims this product offers optimal path determination, high QoS security, and better traffic management compared to traditional Layer 2 managed switches.

Key Features
  • Ease of management with a firmware upgrade or configuration backup via TFTP
  • MAC address filtering for better security
  • Forwarding rate of 95.23Mpps
  • Supports 128Gbps switching fabric 
  1. ICP DAS DGW-521
The DGW-521 from ICPDAS is a communication gateway for Modbus RTU / DCON and DALI (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface) protocols. With this, a Host PC, PAC, or TouchPAD can access DALI devices using three interfaces that allow conversion from RS-232/RS-485/USB to DALI

Key Features
  • The ID Code can be written by the RS-485 Interface, making the deployment easy
  • A wide operating temperature range from -25 degrees Celsius to 75 degrees Celcius
  • The process of wiring is simplified
  • Supports DIN-Rail mounting


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