Hikvision USA launches line of smart PoE switches

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Hikvision is now offering a line of smart PoE switches designed to simplify installation, remote management, and system maintenance.

The new Hikvision EI Smart Managed Switch portfolio includes a host of unique features including advanced visualized topology, network health monitoring and real-time alarm notifications.

“Our new EI Smart Managed Switch offering combines the ideal combination of performance, functionality and cost-efficiency to best manage new or expanded networked systems,” said John Xiao, Vice President Marketing, Hikvision USA.

“Designed specifically for professional surveillance and security applications, our new EI Smart Switches can help reduce system downtime by providing system administrators with advanced health monitoring and notification features.”

The new IEEE 802.3af, IEEE 802.3at PoE compatible Hikvision EI Smart Managed Switches are available in 4, 8, 16, or 24 port configurations rated at 100 Mbps.

Key features include Visual Topology Management, which provides a unique 2D visual layout of networked devices when used with Hikvision’s IVMS-4200 or Hikcentral camera and system management platforms. The visual topology feature provides administrators with a convenient view of their entire network of connected devices, making systems easier to build and maintain.

Network Health Monitoring allows system administrators to view the real-time bandwidth of the network and device details at both ends.

Real-Time Alarms and Notifications significantly reduce network operation and maintenance costs by automatically notifying system administrators when network bandwidth exceeds predetermined thresholds. The affected camera tile will also turn red on the visual topology in the event transmission is interrupted.


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