The CRIS28V2 PoE switches are designed to seamlessly connect to the XDi Series Network Video Recorders. The simple plug and play functionality makes connection to the XDi recorder fast and easy, eliminating the need for a computer to program or trouble shoot the switch. The application layer is designed to work with the XDi Series and is preconfigured for the DirectNET interface. The switches monitor and report the power consumption and location of each DirectNET camera. The switches are designed for the constant bandwidth required for video steaming.