LANactive News

Welcome to the LANactive world!

We are happy to launch our #beyondcable campaign. Enter the world of LANactive and find out what our customers have to say about us!

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We are not only producing cable....

10/18/18

Last year Nexans has installed 4 beehives on the top of the roof of our new Headquarter in Paris (France), bringing a harvest of over 100kg of honey.

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Success Story - Municipality of Athens chose Nexans FTTO solution

10/17/18

Municipality of Athens chose Fibre To The Office! Find the full story here!

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New white paper: Network redundancy for mission critical applications - HSR and PRP protocols

You can download the new LANactive Industry white paper describes redundancy solutions for mission critical applications -  HSR, PRP and other protocols.

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LANactive Starter Kits

LANactive Starter Kits are designed to demonstrate Nexans managed FTTO and Industrial Ethernet switches capabilities by professional way. It can be used during the technical evaluation, meetings, exhibitions or provided to the customers for further testing.

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Nexans LANactive V5 - Proven concept & design, fully backward compatible

Nexans LANactive - a proven concept & design with more than 250 000 installed switches

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Explore the Nexans LANactive V5 features

Find out more about  the features of LANactive V5 and how they impact your business.

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LANactive V5 - Boosted to the next level

Introducing LANactive V5, the new edition of Nexans’ pioneering LAN technology.

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Boosted to the next level - LANactive V5

Want to boost the power and performance of your LAN? Introducing LANactive V5, the new edition of Nexans' pioneering LAN technology. LANactive offers an alternative approach to traditional LAN using Fibre-To-The-Office (FTTO).

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Transforming Athens City Hall with Nexans Fibre To The Office [Video]

2/15/18

The city of Athens has adopted Nexans LANactive Fibre To The Office (FTTO) solution as the most cost effective and energy efficient network technology for their buildings.

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LANactive Industry tenderbook for harsh environments and mission critical applications

Nexans releases the new LANactive Industry tenderbook which is intended to assist designers with tender specifications for Nexans industrial Ethernet switches and its accessories.

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New iGigaSwitch 10xx E+ family

Nexans introduces the new iGigaSwitch 10xx E+ family - 10 ports managed Industrial Ethernet switches family with new processor, real-time management, harmonized design, more flexibility and new features.

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Nexans Industrial Series- now available with QR-Code

You want to put Nexans switches into operation but you search for the latest technical documentation? Search no further!

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Nexans released new FTTO brochure "FIBRE TO THE OFFICE - FLEXIBLE AND SCALEABLE"

In the newly designed and updated brochure, Nexans Advanced Networking Solutions presents fibre based concepts for modern network infrastructures.

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LANactive GigaSwitch Heads

With their unique modularity, the Nexans GigaSwitch series can be adapted to several applications just by replacing the twisted pair head unit. Optionally, power via Ethernet (PoE- +) is available either as standard using insulators or for medical applications.

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INDUSTRIEPREIS 2017 AWARD

Nexans Industrial IEC 61850 Ethernet switches and the innovative LANactive Click-In power supply unit have received predicate BEST OF Electrical Products of Germany´s "Industriepreis 2017 " Award.

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PSIRT - Addressing Network Security Vulnerabilities in a Proactive Way

In today's world, where everything is interconnected, security is one of the biggest challenges to face. Malicious software, versatile cyberattacks on network protocols and networks, mask attacks, as well as targeted exploiting of system vulnerabilities are the daily bread of cybercriminals. In many cases, multiple attacks are conducted to crack the network and achieve maximum benefits at companies´ costs.

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LANactive Starter Kits

3/28/17

LANactive demo kits with FTTO and industrial Ethernet switches

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Advanced Security with NEXMAN and Firmware Version V4.14P

Sensitive information like passwords and configuration files on the Memory Card, as well as in the memory of Nexans LANactive Switches is now especially protected by the newest security features.

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Nexans: Uniting Traditions and Innovations in the Brand New Products

Nexans, a leading international provider of connectivity solutions and network products, has prepared for the spring 2017 inspiring new launches:

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Click-In Power Supply

2/23/17

Nexans Click-In is a next generation power supply unit for efficient PoE supply for easy migration to higher power budgets. 

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The State Government of Lower Saxony Opts for FTTO Networking Solutions by Nexans

IT.Niedersachsen (ITN) is the central IT service provider of the state administration of Lower Saxony. Its modernised network includes over 5,000 installation and desktop FTTO switches.

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Networks for Mission Critical Applications and their Challenges

If the infrustructure of mission critical application network goes down, this can result in serious issues, damages or life-threatening situations. So the requirements for such networks are significantly higher.

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Power Supply Concepts for FTTO Infrastructures

Central vs. Distributed Power Supply Design Guidelines

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The Lego Principle for Networks

Modular container designs for construction sites and office buildings enjoy great popularity these days. They come in various shapes and sizes; their use, location and appearance may vary widely, but they are all built from containers, be it a warehouse, a sanitary facility or a market hall. Meeting the challenges of container architecture there are modern IT solutions which are flexible enough to enable high performing and scalable infrastructures on the go.

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Nexans Product Portfolio for IP-based Security Applications

Nexans offers a growing range of active and passive network components with an exceptional performance for critical applications. Positioned as a One Stop Shop Nexans develops high end solutions to address various needs in IP video surveillance, building automation and security management.

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Service and Support Package for LANactive Solutions

As of today Nexans' partners and end-users can benefit from our extended service and support offering. More flexible than ever, we offer tailor-made solutions to meet your service needs.

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IEC 60601-1 / Network Isolators and Electrical Security in Hospital Networks

Today’s medical facilities have highly diverse and complicated IT requirements. Systems used on a daily basis include picture archiving and communication systems (PACS), Hospital and Radiology Information Systems (HIS and RIS), Patient Data Management
Systems (PDMS), Communication Server, alarm calls, digital signage and positioning, entertainment systems, IPTV, Wireless AP, mobile Visits, telemedicine and VPN. If we add IP based building automation and security management systems to the list,

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Green Buildings and Energy Efficiency

How can you equip a new or existing building with a state-of-the-art network whilst also conserving energy?

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INTELLIGENT MANAGEMENT AND MONITORING OF POWER HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER

Conventional power substations are being replaced by intelligent substations which areequipped with control, measurement and monitoring facilities, etc.), These intelligent substations are connected together and interconnected with the central station via modern communication networks. In the energy sector, from production to distribution, this has driven the creation and definition of communication standard IEC 61850.

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Manufacturing with Passion

Watch the new video where our Production Director Stefan Hütz explains what it takes to manufacture Nexans LANactive Switches. A glance behind the scenes of a high technology production facility where reliable and secure LAN Solutions are forged. 

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CRAMIF - A New Recipe for Network Efficiency

FTTO solution for French health insurance company

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Nexans Switches approved for Dräger-Environments

Nexans LANactive Solutions have successfully passed compatibility tests with Dräger Infinity Monitoring Systems in Hospitals. The Tests were conducted with three Nexans LANactive Systems (featuring two standard switches with PoE-funcationality and one ´Medical´ Switch with four integrated isolators) according to Dräger Testing Lab Standards.

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DNU - Det Nye Universitetshospital

The New University Hospital in Aarhus, the largest hospital project in the history of Denmark, selects Nexans FTTO Switches for its IT-infrastructure to meet the future demands of technology, treatments and ways of working.

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Infographic ´Medical´

In a digital age, modern hospitals have to face difficult decisions when it comes to balancing efficiency, security and safety. Nexans helps to make smart choices in HealthCare by developing the best of breed networking solutions. This Infographic ´Medical´ brings together LANactive FTTO, LANactive Fibre Optics and Gigabit Switch ´Medical´ - all in one picture!

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Future-proof Networks for Kassel Municipalities

The Municipal Utilities Network+Service LLC. of Kassel, Germany, focuses on planning security and digitization. In its new administration building there are 230 FTTO switches ensuring a futureproof and reliable network infrastructure.

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LANactive: an alternative approach to office networking

Nexans LANactive is an alternative approach to structured cabling using Fibre To The Offi ce (FTTO) topology. The solution uses passive fibre cabling and components together with active FTTO switches to provide Ethernet services via standard copper based RJ45 technology to the device.

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Infographics

A picture is worth a thousand words, they say. Our new infographics helps to better understand the FTTO Technology. To download the visual, follow the link below.

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Smart Guide to FTTO

FTTO infrastructures have an enhanced lifecycle and can outlast several generations of active equipment. They bring considerable benefits in terms of energy consumption, security, network administration, maintenance, rollout and associated costs.


What’s more, they are flexible, high performing and easily adjustable, which guarantees excellent network performance for many years to come.

 

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A closer look at Capex and Opex

According to market intelligence firm IDC, purchase decisions for network equipment are primarily infl uenced by investment costs (Capital Expenditure or Capex). However, operational costs (Operational Expenditure, Opex), including device administration and maintenance, is equally important to the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) over a network’s operational lifetime.

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Fibre Optic Solutions for Modern Hospitals

Due to their important role in securing a nation´s well-being hospitals belong to public critical infrastructures. Any failure or impairment to the hospital network can have dire consequences for people. That is why it is crucially important for hospitals to keep their services and processes both highly available and safe and secure.

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Nexans, Football and Modern Art

Nexans stands for exceptional network performance and develops HiTech Premium products which set new trends in the field of IT. Our Solutions lead the way in terms of quality of service, security and robustness. But do you know that they can also inspire, appeal to the imagery, tell stories and be part of Modern Art?

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KEMA/DNV-GL certification of communication compliance according to IEC 61850

Nexans ANS expands its power utility switch portfolio with a universal IEC 61850 capability to enable direct communication of all networked devices in a smart grid.

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Pure Innovation by Nexans

The Advanced Networking Solutions Unit of Nexans is proud to present an innovative FTTO Solution specially designed for critical medical applications.

The medical GigaSwitch V3 TP SFP-I MED ES3 addresses both safety and security issues in medical facilities and provides excellent Ethernet connectivity for both medical staff, network operators, patients and visitors…

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Smarter power grids: towards an "internet" of energy

Nexans ANS helps you meet the challenges of the energy sector with its new multiport industrial switch supporting IEC 61850.
The Nexans 16 port iGigaSwitch has a new SCL configuration interface ...

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16 Port Full Gigabit Switch for harsh environments with 12x PoE+ and 360W PoE Power

8/25/14

The iGigaSwitch 16xx series allows the interconnection and power supply of wireless LAN access points and IP cameras via Power over Ethernet.
The switches provides the ideal basis for the realisation of Gigabit Ethernet networks in harsh environments. The switches provide the ideal basis for networks in harsh environments as well as a powerful and cost-effective solution for video surveillance and WLAN infrastructures.

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NexMan - Configuration and Managementtool

The Nexans switch manager provides an easy and comfortable solution for configuration, management and supervision of Nexans Switches being part of a network. Both FTTO Office Switches (ie GigaSwitch V3) or switches for harsh environment (ie iSwitch G1043E) can be connected to Nexans switch manager.

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