Digital Ceiling is reshaping enterprises as the revolutionary PoE-based lighting system creates a new breed of smart buildings where everything is connected into a vast Internet of Things (IoT). Microsemi Digital Ceiling Switch Paves the Way for Smart Buildings with Enterprise IoT.The Microsemi PDS-208G digital ceiling PoE switch offers an optimal and cost-effective solution for PoE lighting and other digital ceiling applications. It allows lighting fixtures and other Ethernet terminals to receive power and data over standard Ethernet cables in the most efficient way. The PDS‑208G is a 240 W fanless switch, designed to be deployed in the ceiling or in communications rooms. Output PoE power can be configured per port, and the device supports full-power mode by providing 30 W for eight ports simultaneously and any individual port can go up to 72 W.The 240 W high-speed switch offers Layer 2 management capabilities. It has eight 10/100/1000 Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) ports with PoE capabilities based on Microsemi 4-pair PoE technology that enables 50% power loss saving on the Ethernet cables. It also has two Gigabit ports that can be used for uplinks.