GE Intelligent Platforms introduced the NETernity GBX460, which is a fully managed data plane switch module. The managed GBX460 features OpenWare switch management capability, Layer 2/3 switching and routing, including support for IPv6 addressing; extensive management for configuration and protocol options; and the ability to customize the software to meet specific application requirements. OpenWare supports high throughput interprocessor communication (IPC) between 10GigE-enabled processing nodes. The NETernity GBX460 is ideal for high performance computing (HPC) and networking applications (communications, ISR and radar).
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.