Superior Essex joins Cisco Solution Partner Program for connected lighting and IoT

Feb. 19, 2016
Atlanta, GA – Superior Essex announced that it has joined the Cisco® Solution Partner Program as a Solution Partner to supply Power over Ethernet cabling technologies for connected lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT). The Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program, Superior Essex is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities, performance and management of the network to capture value in the IoE.

“Superior Essex is proud to partner with industry-leader Cisco in providing innovative solutions for the ever-expanding Internet of Things (IoT),” says Will Bryan, Vice President of Marketing at Superior Essex. “Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) is fast becoming a key technology for providing power to the wide array of intelligent devices connected to the IoT. We offer a range of cables, such as our PowerWise Category 5e+ cables, specifically designed to balance the varied power and data demands of PoE applications such as intelligent LED lighting. Partnering with Cisco offers us the opportunity to strategically advance our position as the leading designer and supplier of PoE cable solutions that not only support these intelligent LEDs, but also the full range of IoT capabilities.”

The Cisco Solution Partner Program, part of the Cisco Partner Ecosystem, unites Cisco with third-party independent hardware and software vendors to deliver integrated solutions to joint customers. As a Solution Partner, Superior Essex offers a complementary product offering and has started to collaborate with Cisco to meet the needs of joint customers. For more information on Superior Essex, go to:

About Superior Essex:
Superior Essex is a leading manufacturer and supplier of communications cable and accessory products serving the communications industry and related distribution markets for over 80 years. Product lines include Premises and Outside Plant (OSP) copper and fiber data cables, Wireless and Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) coaxial cables and accessories, Fiber-to-the-Premises (FTTP) closures, Fire Alarm and Security (FAS) cables. Superior Essex is a trade name for Superior Essex International LP and other companies of Superior Essex Inc.

* Compatibility certification via Interoperability Verification Testing and Cisco Validated Design is designed to simulate typical customer configurations and does not replace the need for on-site testing and interoperability validation in conjunction with actual implementation.


Will Bryan, Vice President of Marketing, Communications - Superior Essex International LP