The Ethernet Alliance test labs continue to identify Power over Ethernet devices failing to fully comply with IEEE 802.3 standards. Devices that don’t comply may not work as expected leading to interoperability issues over the lifetime of your PoE network. Designers and users of PoE equipment can prevent these problems and related downtime by ensuring IEEE 802.3 PoE interoperability through the Ethernet Alliance PoE Certification program. In this webinar, experts from the program share their stories how the certification process leads to better products and more confidence in operation.
David Tremblay, System Architect at Aruba, Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Networking division
Over 25 years of experience architecting, designing, and leading engineering teams. HPE’s Power over Ethernet (PoE) subject matter expert. Active participant in standards organizations including Chair of the PoE Subcommittee at Ethernet Alliance, voting member of IEEE 802.3, and member of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) US Technical Advisory Group (TAG). Holds two US Patents in the Networking field and patent trial experience defending HP Company in a US Federal courthouse.
Craig Chabot, UNH InterOperability Lab
Craig Chabot is the operations manager for the Power over Ethernet (PoE) testing services at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL). Craig has worked at the UNH-IOL for 13+ years and has experience with computer networking, testing methodologies, and standards development.
In addition, Craig has contributed to the development of the Ethernet Alliance’s PoE Certification Program, initially focusing on program structure and processes and later with the ‘Gen2’ launch for 4-Pair 802.3bt PoE products.
Dilian Reyes, Analog Devices
Dilian Reyes is a Senior Product Applications Manager for Analog Devices (ADI). His team provides applications support for ADI’s Power over Ethernet (PoE) power sourcing equipment (PSE) and power device (PD) controllers. Dilian has worked on PoE products since 2002 from the 802.3af standard to the current 802.3bt. He has taken part in numerous PoE plugfest events and been an active member in the Ethernet Alliance Gen 1 and Gen 2 programs.
Peter Johnson, Sifos Technologies
Peter is Engineering Vice President and a co-founder of Sifos Technologies where he has worked since 2004. He led the development of specialized test instruments and automation addressing Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) and Ethernet wired transceiver interfaces. He participated in development of IEEE 802.3 standards for PoE.
Prior to Sifos, Peter had a 25 year career managing engineering teams, systems development projects, and electronic test automation at Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies.
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