Edgecore Networks Joins SDVoE Alliance


MONTREAL — Feb. 3, 2020 — The SDVoE Alliance® today announced Edgecore Networks Corporation, a leading Taiwan-based manufacturer of open networking solutions with a global presence in the US, UK, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Singapore, Indonesia and India, has joined the alliance as an adopting member.

"The SDVoE Alliance is a natural fit with Edgecore Networks' vision to deliver networking solutions based on open hardware and software platforms that increase customer choice, foster innovation, lower TCO and stimulate new business models," said CK Ng, product line director at Edgecore Networks. "We are eager to collaborate with other SDVoE Alliance members in advancing the state of Pro AV."

"We welcome Edgecore Networks to the SDVoE Alliance and look forward to the value-added networking solutions their new ECS5520-18X switch will provide to users of SDVoE technology," said Justin Kennington, president of the SDVoE Alliance. "Edgecore’s networking and switching expertise will provide AV professionals with much-needed guidance as they transition from traditional matrix switches to more flexible, scalable and cost effective Ethernet-based AV deployments."

ECS5520-18X product highlights

  • Designed with 16 10GbE SPF+ ports and two 40GbE uplink ports to deliver the capacity to send 4K/60 video over standard Ethernet hardware
  • Optional dual hot-swappable power supply and 2+1 fan to ensure the reliability of the switch to avoid delays and loss of data
  • Enhanced security functions
  • Comprehensive QoS and strict priority schedule
  • Simple management and maintenance for IT managers

All AV distribution and processing applications that demand zero-latency and uncompromised video can benefit from SDVoE technology, which provides an end-to-end hardware and software platform for AV extension, switching, processing and control through advanced chipset technology, common control APIs and interoperability. SDVoE network architectures are based on off-the-shelf Ethernet switches, thus offering substantial cost savings and greater system flexibility and scalability over traditional approaches, such as point-to-point extension and circuit-based AV matrix switching.

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