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Sifos Technologies Newsletter, Volume XIII - Thursday, May 16, 2013

Sifos is excited to announce video presentations of our PoE and Ethernet Physical Layer test & measurement solutions, a DC Unbalance Tolerance Application Note and PoE QuickTests, the Powered Device LLDP Analyzer and PVA-VeriPhy for manufacturing applications!

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PowerSync Analyzer Version 4.0 Release - Wednesday, October 19, 2011

PowerSync Analyzer Version 4.0 software and related documentation is available starting October 5, 2011. This software replaces Version 3.5 software originally released in March 2010 and subsequently updated with 8 sub-releases.   PSA Version 4.0 software upgrades do not require any firmware upgrades to the PSA-1200, but will require firmware upgrades to the PSA-3000 depending upon usage of new features such as Live PD Emulation.

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Sifos Announces PhyView Analyzer, Automated Ethernet Physical Layer Testing - Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The new PhyView Analyzer from Sifos Technologies introduces a brand new concept in
the verification of 10/100/1000BaseT Ethernet Ports.  Plug-n-Play, Fully Automated, Multi-Port, Multi-Pair...  True Physical Layer Testing!

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Sifos Releases New IEEE 802.3at Multi-PD Live Simulation! - Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Sifos PoE+ PowerSync Analyzer (PSA) and PowerSync Programmable Load (PSL) test & measurement solutions, utilizing PowerShell Tcl Automation, now have the capability to place one or more PSA / PSL test ports into a state of "live" Powered Device (PD) emulation.  This feature provides the capability to automate testing of Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) management interfaces and initiate power states.

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Sifos Technologies Announces the PoE+ Powered Device Analyzer! - Monday, January 24, 2011

The PoE+ Device Analyzer (PDA-300) is a single-box comprehensive solution for testing IEEE 802.3at PoE Powered Devices (PD's).  The instrument offers one-button, fully automated test sequences and limit processing for critical Powered Device operating parameters.  With measurements performed at the Powered Device network interface, many parameters critical to IEEE 802.3at interoperation can be efficiently compared to specification requirements thus fully avoiding the need for extensive interoperability testing with IEEE 802.3at PSE's and network connections...

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Sifos Technologies Finalizes PSE Conformance Test Suite - Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The PSE Conformance Test Suite is a fully automated, highly adaptive group of tests designed to assess Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) compliance to the IEEE 802.3at specification.  Sifos provides industry leading coverage and diagnostic capabilities based upon the core resources of each PowerSync® Analyzer (PSA) test port coupled with the high level processing power of PSA PowerShell Tcl Automation software...

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PowerSync Analyzer Software Version 3.5 Now Available! - Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Sifos Technologies has released PowerSync Analyzer software version 3.5.  The update and related documentation are now available.  The software replaces version 3.4 originally released in October, 2009.  PSA 3.5 software upgrades do not require any firmware upgrades to the PSA-1200 but will require firmware upgrades for the PSA-3000 if LLDP Emulation or IEEE 802.3at PSE Conformance Test features are activated on the instruments.

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The Transition Begins! - Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Sifos Technologies has released PowerSync Analyzer software version 3.3.   PSA software version 3.3 provides a seamless transition between the PSA-1200 family of PowerSync Analyzers and the new PSA-3000 family of PowerSync Analyzers for PoE+ (IEEE 802.3at compliance).  With PSA software version 3.3 Sifos' customers will be able to smoothly integrate the PSA-3000 platforms into existing test environments transparently while gaining immediate access to significant added features available in the PSA-3000 platform. Sifos automated Test Suites and user-created PSA-1200 software applications will run under PSA version 3.3 on the PSA-3000, often with improved accuracies and better repeatability.

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Improved Pre-Standard High Power 802.3at PSE Testing Capabilities - Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Sifos is excited to announce the much anticipated PowerSync Analyzer 3.2 Software Release.  This upgrade includes many new and important features including PSE Conformance Test Suite adaptive processing to capture and characterize a wider array of PSE device technologies and configurations, expandaed and improved pre-standard 802.3at High Power PSE Conformance Testing with RJ-45 combiners, faster sequencing of PSE Conformance Tests under automated sequencer and much more...

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Updated Pre-Standard High Power 802.3at PSE Conformance Testing and More - Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Sifos is excited to announce the much anticipated PowerSync Analyzer 3.1 Software Release.  This upgrade includes many new and important features: pre-standard high power PSE testing, automated PSE Conformance test for High Power PSE's, a new PoE Service Analyzer application, enhanced Conformance Test Suite to address greater PSE silicon diversity and improved accuracy, a help mode and much more...

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Solution for Testing Pre-Standard High Powered PSE's - Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Sifos is excited to announce a comprehensive solution for testing and analysis of pre-standard high powered PSE's using existing PowerSync Analyzer and Programmable Loads.  SIfos also introduces PC host software for the Powered Device Analyzer and an upcoming Tolly Group report where the PowerSync Analyzer was used to demonstrate the wide range of performance found in present generation PSE's.

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Sifos Technologies Introduces PSA Multi-Port Test Suite and Powered Device Analyzer - Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Welcome to the first edition of the Sifos Technologies Power over Ethernet test & measurement solutions newsletter.  We are excited to announce the soon to be released PowerSync Analyzer Multi-Port Performance Test Suite software upgrade and Powered Device Analyzer!

 

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