PowerDsine awarded Ethernet switch assembly patent

June 28, 2005 - US patent will extend the company's portfolio in Power over Ethernet technology.

PowerDsine Ltd. has announced it has been awarded an Ethernet switch assembly patent in the United States that further extends PowerDsine's patent portfolio in Power over Ethernet technology.

The patent No. 6,909,943, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on June 21, is addressed to Ethernet switch assemblies which incorporate PoE technology. PowerDsine's embedded PoE technology is an instrumental part of the company's product offerings to Ethernet switch vendors.

"This U.S. patent builds on our previously issued patents and continues to support the notion that PowerDsine is one of the pioneers in Power over Ethernet technology," says PowerDsine CEO Igal Rotem. "We believe there is great growth potential for PoE in the Ethernet switch market and receipt of this patent further establishes our commitment to PoE innovation."

PowerDsine designs, develops and supplies integrated circuits, modules and systems that enable the implementation of Power over Ethernet in local area networks. PowerDsine is based in Hod Hasharon, Israel. For more information visit www.powerdsine.com.

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