New market research from Dell'Oro Group says that Power over Ethernet (PoE) port shipments rose 80% during the third quarter and drove total Ethernet switch sales to reach $4.8 billion. PoE port shipments accounted for about 20% of total port shipments. The growth in switch sales also represented a 12% increase over sales for the third quarter of 2006.
- check out this coverage in Network World
- PoE was last week's Innovation of the Week