PoE: Adding Power to (IoT)∞

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 8:30 PM IST / 3:00 PM London


As networks get smarter, network infrastructure needs to get simpler. Once IoT applications scale up, the number of connected devices will increase exponentially, making infrastructure provisioning increasingly complex.

The connected world needs a solution that converges power and data infrastructure to cater to triple-play services and power consumption demands of edge network assets. A smart way to do this is to re-engineer category cable design and technical standards for enhanced business and operational performance.

Power over Ethernet (PoE) is the new buzzword, which will shape the network ecosystem of tomorrow. Tune into this webinar to understand what goes into ensuring increased safety and network longevity for the latest 4-pair PoE system by Sterlite Tech.

In this webinar, Md.Shahid Khan, Chief Manager - PLM & Applications Engineering (Specialty Cables), Sterlite Tech, explores:

    1.  Power over Ethernet (PoE) standards, PoE's implications and benefits over other alternatives

    2.  Why PoE is the perfect solution for enabling the IoT ecosystem

    3.  PoE use case for LiFi, New WiFi and HDBase-T

    4.  Real-life experiments to develop a correlation between data transmission and heat 

        dissipation for a PoE system


Mohammad Shahid Khan

Chief Manager - PLM & Applications Engineering (Specialty Cables)

Mohammad Shahid Khan, Chief Technical Manager, Sterlite Technologies has been in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry for over one decade. 

A passive cabling solution design expert, Shahid leads application engineering and product line management for Specialty communication cable products at Sterlite Tech. 

While at IBM and Tyco, his past employers, Shahid has gained vast expertise in spearheading numerous passive large IT Infrastructure based projects for Large Campus Networks and Data Center infrastructure design for government and enterprise customers. 

As Chief Technical Manager, Shahid’s core function is to oversee technology strategy for the Specialty cable Business of the company, including technology roadmap and product portfolio, intellectual property and customer technical engagement.


Palash Bose

Head – Product Management,

Palash Bose is currently heading product management with the Programmable Networking and Intelligence business unit at STL. His current charter is to build access, transport and radio products which are based on disaggregated, programmable and software defined technologies.

He has more than 22 years of experience in various organizations including Cable & Wireless, Cisco, Juniper and IBM in software development, network consulting, account management and product management functions. He has product management and cloud offering management experience of more than 8 years and has managed to roll out various software defined products and cloud based offerings during his professional tenure.

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