Tag: POE

POE Dominates the VoIP World. What Is it?

POE or “power over ethernet,” is often a synonym for “power delivery” since the main reason POE exists is to consolidate data and power into the same cable. However, POE requires all of the networking equipment between the ends to be capable of handling the standard, such as routers and switches, that link the power cables to the computer hardware.  A significant benefit of POE is that it can completely eliminate external power source requirements for the entire network stack like hubs, switches, wireless modems, and routers. POE is used significantly in the VoIP space to power telecommunications equipment like…