6U CompactPCI 24-port Gigabit Ethernet switch for harsh-environment military and industrial applications introduced by GE

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., 14 May 2010. GE Intelligent Platforms in Charlottesville, Va., is introducing the NETernity CP921RC-30x 6U CompactPCI 24-port rugged Gigabit Ethernet switch for harsh-environment applications in military, industrial, and telecommunications systems. The networking board it is a managed Layer 2/3+ switch with support for IPv6 switching and routing.

May 14th, 2010
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Editor's note: GE Intelligent Platforms changed its name to Abaco Systems on 23 Nov. 2015 as a result of the company's acquisition last September by New York-based private equity firm Veritas Capital.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., 14 May 2010. GE Intelligent Platforms in Charlottesville, Va., is introducing the NETernity CP921RC-30x 6U CompactPCI 24-port rugged Gigabit Ethernet switch for harsh-environment applications in military, industrial, and telecommunications systems. The networking board it is a managed Layer 2/3+ switch with support for IPv6 switching and routing.

The CP921RC-30x is optionally available with two front panel 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports and two Gigabit Ethernet ports capable of supporting SFP+ and SFP transceivers -- copper or fiber -- for configuration flexibility. These ports are invaluable for high external bandwidth traffic aggregation environments.

PICMG 2.16- and RoHS compliant, the CP921RC-30x Ethernet switch supports high-availability hot swap as well as IPMI v1.5 for availability, maintainability and manageability. As well as supporting Layer-2/3+ switching, it can support Layer 4-7 switching. A variety of rear switch boards is available to provide rear I/O configuration flexibility. The CP921RC-30x is also available in an extended temperature variant for demanding military and industrial applications.

The OpenWare software environment, designed specifically for the NETernity range of switches, provides a substantially improved user experience for application development and support. Additional functionality or customization can be simply incorporated within OpenWare according to customer requirements. The OpenWare switch management environment provides a and set of configuration and management functions including VLANs, Quality of Service, Link Aggregation, SNMP, MSTP, Multicast and so on: these can be implemented via a serial console, Telnet or the Web.

For more information contact GE Intelligent Platforms online at www.ge-ip.com.

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