Omnitron in the News


Network Interface Devices are among the first group of MEF CE 2.0 Certified Compliant products

San Diego, CA – January 30, 2013 - Omnitron Systems Technology, ( a provider of Carrier Ethernet demarcation devices, today announced that iConverter® Network Interface Devices (NIDs) are certified compliant to deliver Carrier Ethernet 2.0 services. The Metro Ethernet Forum’s Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification was provided by Iometrix, the official MEF certification test lab, where iConverter NIDs achieved accreditation for CE 2.0 by passing hundreds of exacting test cases.

SCTE CableTec Expo, Orlando October 16, 2012 - Omnitron Systems, ( today announced the successful completion of lab trials using its iConverter® GM4 Network Interface Demarcation Device supporting the DEMARC Auto-Configuration (DAC) process.  Defined by the CableLabs® DOCSIS Provisioning of EPON (DPoE™) DEMARC specification, the DAC process allows DEMARC devices to be automatically provisioned, enabling Carrier Ethernet services over the DPoE network. Omnitron’s successful lab trials were conducted with a major Cable MSO and demonstrated how automating provisioning shortens deployment time and reduces operational costs.

BICSI Fall Conference, Anaheim CA – September 17, 2012Omnitron Systems Technology, ( a leading provider of fiber optic connectivity products, today launched the low-cost OmniConverter TM GPoE/SE Gigabit Ethernet media converter with Power over Ethernet (PoE). The compact OmniConverter GPoE/SE converts 1000BASE-X fiber to 10/100/1000 UTP and functions as Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) by injecting PoE through the RJ-45 port.

Carrier Ethernet World Congress, Barcelona September 17, 2012-Omnitron Systems Technology, ( a provider of Carrier Ethernet demarcation devices, today announced its success in demonstrating at the multi-vendor Interoperability Showcase organized by the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC).  The results of the Interoperability Showcase will be presented at the Carrier Ethernet World Congress (CEWC) 2012 in Barcelona and Carrier Ethernet APAC in Hong Kong.

Irvine, CA – July 10, 2012 Omnitron Systems, ( a provider of fiber access products for Carrier Ethernet business services and mobile backhaul, today announced that Omnitron and Cyan have completed integration of the iConverter GM4 Network Interface Device (NID) into CyPortal. The iConverter GM4 NID provides comprehensive support for the IEEE 802.1ag and ITU-T Y.1731 standards for industry-leading interoperability and SLA performance monitoring capabilities.

Omnitron Network Interface Devices Enable MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Services

Light Reading Europe and MEF Q2 Meeting, Munich – April 16, 2012 - Omnitron Systems Technology, ( a provider of Carrier Ethernet demarcation devices, today announced that iConverter Network Interface Devices enable the Metro Ethernet Forum’s Carrier Ethernet 2.0 services. The MEF has announced Carrier Ethernet 2.0 as the next generation in the evolution of Ethernet services, and defines 2.0 as “networks and services that enable multiple classes of service and manageability over interconnected provider networks.” Omnitron’s iConverter NID features align with Ethernet 2.0 features of Multiple Classes of Services (Multi-CoS), Manageability and Interconnect.

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.