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MikroTik Joins SDVoE Alliance

Leading manufacturer of networking hardware and software offers flexible enterprise-level solutions with consumer-grade pricing

MONTREAL — Dec. 17, 2020 — The SDVoE Alliance® today announced that MikroTik, a leading manufacturer of networking hardware and software focused on security and innovation, has joined the SDVoE Alliance as an adopting member.

“We are happy to join the ranks of SDVoE Alliance. If we want to build a smart future for the whole world, collaboration is key. We are excited to see what new projects can emerge from this. I am sure all members of the SDVoE Alliance can benefit from our wide range of flexible 10G SFP+ and 10G copper products. The versatility of our RouterOS software is unparalleled, bound only by your creativity,” said Deniss Truhanovs, the head of innovation at MikroTik. “Let’s make something great together!”

“We welcome MikroTik to the SDVoE Alliance and look forward to collaborating with them and capitalizing on their more than 20 years’ experience in building data network infrastructures,” said Justin Kennington, president of the SDVoE Alliance. “SDVoE Alliance members and customers will no doubt appreciate the widespread availability and support for their products via distributors throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania.”

All AV distribution and processing applications that demand zero-latency and uncompromised video can benefit from SDVoE technology, which provides an end-to-end hardware and software platform for AV extension, switching, processing and control through advanced chipset technology, common control APIs and interoperability. SDVoE network architectures are based on off-the-shelf Ethernet switches, thus offering substantial cost savings and greater system flexibility and scalability over traditional approaches, such as point-to-point extension and circuit-based AV matrix switching.

About MikroTik

MikroTik is a security and innovation-focused router software and hardware manufacturer. Their products are used by ISPs, individual users and companies for building data network infrastructures all around the world – even in space research, ocean research and on Mount Everest. With more than 20 years of experience in developing networking hardware and software, the European company MikroTik is best known for two things: flexibility and their ability to provide enterprise-level solutions with consumer-grade pricing. For more information, visit

About the SDVoE Alliance

SDVoE is an initialism for “Software Defined Video over Ethernet”. The SDVoE Alliance is a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments and to create an ecosystem around SDVoE technology allowing software to define AV applications. The alliance operates the free SDVoE Academy training platform, participates in tradeshows and conferences, publishes white papers and case studies and promotes SDVoE technology, and solutions based on the technology, to system integrators, designers, consultants and end users. Steering members of the SDVoE Alliance are Black Box, Christie Digital, IDK Corporation, NETGEAR, Semtech and ZeeVee. All interested parties are invited to join the alliance and work toward its goals. For more information, visit or connect with us on Twitter @SDVoE, LinkedIn, and the SDVoE blog.


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