Company Profile

About EtherWAN

EtherWAN Systems Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Hardened Ethernet, PoE, and Fiber connectivity products specifically designed for harsh and demanding environments. Founded in 1996 in Irvine CA, EtherWAN specializes in the designing and manufacturing of Ethernet Switches, Media Converters, Ethernet Extenders and Power over Ethernet products for applications where connectivity is crucial. With our core focus on Ethernet connectivity for extreme environments with stringent requirements product reliability and quality are top priority. EtherWAN's product development, engineering, manufacturing and quality assurance processes are structured to push the limits of stated specifications resulting in products that continually exceed expectations. Our goal is to provide quality reliable products for extreme applications, markets, and environments.

EtherWAN Systems, Inc. US headquarters is located in Anaheim, CA, USA with Pacific Rim headquarters and manufacturing in Taipei, Taiwan. With sales, marketing and engineering expertise on both sides of the Pacific Ocean and its own production lines in Taiwan, EtherWAN combines the highest quality products with professional support using the most advanced Ethernet technology resulting in systems that just work. - EtherWAN "When Connectivity is Crucial"



Core Competency

Technology Know-How

  • In-house hardware, software and mechanical design team with our own Linux kernel source codes
  • Unique α-Ring for network redundancy with recovery time < 15ms
  • Specialize in designing hardened Ethernet equipment with superior reliability, long MTBF, redundant power support, wide operating temperature range, EDI, EMI, RFI and surge protection
  • Extensive knowledge in internetworking, protocols, and interoperability with products from leading communication manufacturers in the world.

Efficient Operation

  • Efficient logistics to organize all size of standard product shipment without MOQ
  • Abundant OEM/ODM experience with global leading networking equipment providers
  • Effective inventory plan to guarantee the best delivery lead time

Customer-focused Services

  • Professional technical support crew, with domain know-how and hands-on experience working with system integrators or solution providers
  • The most current technical archives are always available online


Corporate History

1996 Founded by senior NASA/JPL engineers in California
1997 Established Taiwan Headquarters, R&D, and manufacturing
2000 Deployed Ethernet in the first transportation project in the USA
2003 Established the reputation of the leader in the Hardened Ethernet Solutions
2007 Industrial-grade switches shipped up to 100K units/year
2009 Launched α-ring tolerant technology for ring-type topology guaranteed < 15ms recovery time
2010 - Industrial-grade switches shipped up to 180K units/year
- IEC61850 / IEEE1613 Ethernet switches tested in KEMA
2013 Launched PoL™ Series and awarded for Taiwan Excellence
2014 Leading to launch 60W PoE++ Hardened Ethernet Switch


Product Overview

(1) Layer 2 Managed / Unmanaged Ethernet Switches

  • Hardened Industrial Ethernet Switches
  • Gigabit Industrial Ethernet Switches
  • Fiber Intelligent Ethernet Switches
  • Industrial Ethernet Switches with SFP
  • Fiber Optic Modularized Ethernet Switches
  • Industrial PoE Ethernet Switches

(2) Managed / Unmanaged Media Converters

  • Hardened Media Converters
  • Media Converters with SFP
  • WDM Media Converters
  • Gigabit Media Converters
  • PoE Media Converters
  • Serial to Fast Ethernet Media Converters
  • OAM Media Converters

(3) Ethernet Extenders

  • Ethernet Extender over Telephone Line
  • Ethernet Extenders over Coaxial Cable
  • Ethernet Extenders with Management Features
  • Ethernet Extenders with PoE
  • Ethernet Extenders with Power over Link

(4) Others

  • Ethernet Adapter Cards
  • Industrial Power Supplies
  • Hardened Power Supplies
  • Hardened SFP Fiber Transceivers
  • Surge Protection Devices
  • TransRack (DIN-mount on Rack)