Omnitron in the News

New Converter Provides Flexible Data Center Connectivity

BICSI Winter Conference, Orlando – February 13, 2012 Omnitron Systems Technology, ( a provider of Carrier Ethernet demarcation devices and media converters, today announced the availability of the new iConverter® XGT+ 10GBASE-T media converter. The iConverter XGT+ is an IEEE 802.3an compliant 10 Gigabit media converter that provides copper-to-fiber and copper-to-copper media conversion with one 10GBASE-T RJ-45 port and one pluggable transceiver port. Copper-to-fiber conversion is achieved with XFP or SFP+ fiber transceivers, and copper-to-copper conversion is achieved with a CX4 XFP transceiver.

Convenient Training for Cabling Professionals with Online Videos

Irvine, CA – December 5, 2011Omnitron Systems Technology, ( a provider of fiber optic connectivity solutions, today announced that BICSI has approved Omnitron as a Continuing Education Credit Provider (CECP). Omnitron has produced online videos that provide BICSI Continuing Education Credits (CECs). The three videos currently approved for credentials are “Extending Distances to PoE Devices”, “Increasing Fiber Capacity with CWDM” and “The Media Converter: Swiss Army Knife of Fiber Connectivity”. The videos and CECs are provided free of charge.

Light Reading Ethernet Expo – New York, November 8Omnitron Systems, a provider of Carrier Ethernet optical connectivity solutions, today announced that iConverter® Network Interface Devices are the first NIDs on the market to support the new ITU-T Y.1564 Ethernet service activation testing standard. Both the iConverter GM4 NID and the HybridNIDTM support the Y.1564 standard, which provides mechanisms that rapidly verify the service configuration and performance of Ethernet services.

First Media Converter on the Market that Supports Power Level 4 XFPs for Long-Haul OTN

Irvine, CA – August 30, 2011 – Omnitron Systems Technology a provider of Carrier Ethernet demarcation devices and media converters, today announced the availability of the new iConverter® XG+ 10 Gigabit media converter. The iConverter XG+ is a protocol-transparent media converter with two pluggable transceiver ports, and the first media converter on the market to support new Power Level 4 XFPs. By supporting high-power XFPs, the iConverter XG+ functions as a long-range fiber repeater or a wavelength transponder.

Irvine, CA – August 2 2011 – Omnitron Systems (, a provider of fiber optic access systems for next-generation Ethernet networks, today announced the launch of the miConverter™ S-Series, the smallest media converters available today. Weighing less than 2.5 oz. (72 grams), and about the length of a standard house key, the miConverter S-Series provides Gigabit and Fast Ethernet fiber to 10/100/1000BASE-T media conversion, and is designed for mobile applications where light weight, compact size and low power are critical requirements.

hybridnid_sm Light Reading Ethernet Europe, London, April 11, 2011 – Omnitron Systems, a leading provider of Ethernet demarcation and access products, today announced the deployment of the iConverter HybridNID™ as part of the EANTC Carrier Ethernet Global Interconnect Showcase at Light Reading Ethernet Europe. Since February 2010, the Global Interconnect Showcase has been a forum for demonstrating how multiple service providers can be interconnected and deliver end-to-end Carrier Ethernet services across regions where neither provider can have complete network coverage.

miconverter-chassis-smISC West, Las Vegas, NV – April 6, 2011 – Omnitron Systems Technology, ( a leading provider of fiber connectivity solutions, announced two new products that enable reliable, low-cost distance extension to multiple IP cameras with Power over Ethernet (PoE). Omnitron’s new miConverter™ 18-Module Chassis provides distribution of multiple fiber links from network equipment with RJ-45 copper interfaces. Omnitron’s new OmniConverter ™ FPoE/SL media converter enables cost-effective fiber connectivity to IP Cameras and injects PoE over the UTP cabling to power cameras.

tollroadIrvine, CA – November 2, 2010 – Omnitron Systems Technology, ( a provider of Carrier Ethernet and TDM fiber connectivity devices, announced the company is providing equipment that enables mobile backhaul to new cell towers constructed along the SR 241 & 261 Toll Roads in Orange County, California. Omnitron’s iConverter multi-service platform enabled Ethernet and TDM backhaul for wireless carriers AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint and Metro PCS who share these communication facilities. The project provides seamless cell service to the thousands of drivers using mobile devices who travel on the Toll Roads each day.

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