Moxa's Gigabit Ethernet Switch (EDS-726) Receives iF Product Design Award
Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 2005MOXA is pleased to announce that EDS-726 Gigabit Ethernet switch has been awarded the iF Product Design Award 2006 for its user-friendly, modular design. The iF Design Award is one of the most prestigious and distinguished design competitions in the world. In fact, it is often referred to as the design Oscars by industries worldwide.Nearly 2,000 products from 37 different countries were entered in the iF design competition for 2006, which culminated in a 3-day judging session at the Hannover Exhibition Center. Judges were chosen from an elite group of top international designers, giving end-users the assurance that the iF award represents a guarantee of outstanding product quality. The theme of this years competition was Design, not Marketing, which reflects Moxas own design philosophy of putting the needs of the end-user first.According to Vincent Liu, chief product manager at MOXA, Receiving such a prestigious award represents a big turning point for MOXA. Weve had great success over the past several years with our high quality industrial Ethernet products, but we feel that the EDS-726 design is truly unique in that it gives end-users many high powered options that previously were not available.About EDS-726EDS-726 is a 26-port Gigabit Ethernet switch that meets the demands of industrial applications, but also leaves room to grow. EDS-726s modular convenience lets you add up to 2 Gigabit ports and 24 fast Ethernet ports in the same switch. The application-oriented design includes a tilted LED display for easy viewing, plus redundant and intelligent network management. EDS-726 provides more flexibility, reliability, and application-oriented functions to meet the demands of any harsh industrial application.Key Features
Modular design with 26 copper and fiber ports
60 degree tilted LED display for ergonomic viewing of operating status
Aluminum fin-shaped heat sink on rear panel for quick heat dissipation
Plug-able compact flash card simplifies backing up the configurations
Gigabit Turbo Ring redundancy with recovery time less than 300 ms at full load
QoS, IGMP snooping/GMRP, VLAN, LACP, and SNMP V1/V2C/V3 supportedAbout MOXA Moxa Networking is part of the Moxa Group, a conglomerate that manufactures device networking products for industrial automation.
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