IEEE 802.3af, also known as Power over Ethernet(POE), defines the standard for building Ethernet power-sourcing equipment and powered terminals.
The following D-Link products support the 802.3af protocol:
D-Link Lan Switch:
D-Link Wireless AP:
D-Link Wireless POE Switch:
D-Link POE MIDSPAN:
Tags: 802.3af, POE
The Cisco 7940G and 7960G are pre-802.3af PoE devices. They will not be able to get power from the PoE switch.
The following link is provided for reference and may provide further information regarding the incompatibility between 802.3af compliant devices and Cisco phones.
This article is not provided by Cisco nor endorsed by D-Link: http://www.voip-info.org/wiki-Cisco+POE
Note: This may include other Cisco IP Phones that are not 802.3af compliant. For further information on your Cisco IP Phone, please contact Cisco.
Tags: 802.3af, cisco, phone, POE