20% of Ethernet port shipments in Q3 2007 were power over Ethernet

Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) port shipments in Q3 2007 comprised over 20% of worldwide Ethernet switch port shipments. This strong growth in PoE shipments was attributed to robust shipments of Gigabit Ethernet PoE ports that increased almost 80% when compared to Q3 2006, Dell’Oro Group says.