GE Fanuc offers 6U CompactPCI 24-port Gigabit Ethernet switches

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., 16 Dec. 2007. GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms in Charlottesville, Va., is offering the 6U CompactPCI NETernity CP982RC and CP980RC 24-port Layer 2 Gigabit Ethernet switches with Layer 2 switching at wire speed.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., 16 Dec. 2007. GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms in Charlottesville, Va., is offering the 6U CompactPCI NETernity CP982RC and CP980RC 24-port Layer 2 Gigabit Ethernet switches with Layer 2 switching at wire speed.

The CP982RC is for high-performance, high-reliability switches with some degree of management without full management. The NETernity CP982RC has an onboard management processor, and supports the GE Fanuc Intelligent OpenWare Lite switch management environment.

Configuration and monitoring functions are accessible from a serial console or via a network. Supported access methods include Telnet, SSH and SNMP. OpenWare Lite is easy to deploy; features Linux-based software.

Front ports on the CP982RC can be 10/100/1000BaseT, 1000BaseLX or 1000BaseSX, while rear I/O ports are 10/100/1000BaseT. The CP980RC provides 10/100/1000BaseT support for both front and rear (copper) ports. On the CP982RC and CP980RC, 24 (copper) ports are routed to the rear or, alternatively, 22 ports can be routed to the rear and two ports to the front. High availability hot swap is supported on both switches, and conformal coating is optionally available.

For more information contact GE Fanuc online at www.gefanuc.com.

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