Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems has released the RT11000 48-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) card designed for use with its GLX4000 and SLX4000 physical layer switches.
The high port-count RT11000 aims to maximize system switching flexibility. It enables users to scale their 10 GbE performance as their requirements change. The RT11000 is said to speed and simplify the integration of high-speed Ethernet networking resources into the high density GLX/SLX platforms.
The RT11000 supports 48 bi-directional ports with hot-pluggable SFP+ transceivers and operates at 10 GbE Ethernet data rates. The port card enables any input to be connected to any output or to multiple outputs.
RT11000 main features:
• Operates at 10 GbE link rate (10.3125Gbps)
• Supports 48 bi-directional ports
• Works with both SLX4000 and GLX4000 switches
• Individual SFP+ transceivers are hot-pluggable
• Port card is hot-pluggable
• Point-to-point and multicast topologies supported
The RT11000 is suitable for demanding switch environments including interoperability labs, military and aerospace test labs, network security, data centers and IT/Enterprise.
. Interop Labs
o Fiber Channel
o Fortune 500
. Test Labs
o High Speed Data Comm
. Network Security
o Mirroring data to IPS
. Data Centers
o Media Conversion
The GLX/SLX non-blocking, multi-protocol physical layer switches allows any digital signal input, up to 10 GB/s, to connect to any output. The GLX/SLX provides users the ability to control network configurations while saving set-up time, limit network errors and reduce cost.