GE Intelligent Platforms introduced the NETernity CP921RC-30x 6U CompactPCI 24-port Gigabit Ethernet switch. The CP921RC-30x is a fully managed Layer 2/3+ switch with support for ‘future-proof’ IPv6 switching and routing. It is ideal for applications in telecommunications, industrial, and military systems. The switch is available in two models: 24 GigE ports per PICMG 2.16 (all rear I/O) and 22 GigE ports per PICMG 2.16 plus 4 front panel ports (two 10 GigE and two 1 GigE). The CP921RC-30x features OpenWare switch management software. OpenWare features VLANS, Port Mirroring, Multicast, MSTP, SNMP, Trunking, port security, port authentication, and denial of service prevention.