GE Fanuc Rolls Out NETernity RM981RC Gigabit Ethernet Switch

With the company’s announcement of the NETernity(tm) RM981RC unmanaged Layer-2 Gigabit Ethernet switch, GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms continued to broaden its already-extensive range of communications solutions. It is designed to be a cost-effective switch for a broad range of networking applications where high performance and high reliability are important to the application. The 6U VMEbus RM981RC is available in no fewer than nine configurations, with build options specifying number (up to 24) and type (10/100/1000Base T, 1000BaseX or 1000Base SX) of ports, media (fiber, copper or both), front panel and conformal coating.

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms NETernity RM981RC Gigabit Ethernet Switch“NETernity Gigabit Ethernet switches bring cost-effective, high-speed network connectivity to a wide range of challenging applications,” said Rubin Dhillon, Communications Product Manager for GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms. “We continue to develop embedded switches that deliver the performance, port density, features and form factors that our commercial, industrial and defense customers request.”

The RM981RC delivers full L-2 wire-speed Gigabit Ethernet switching, and is available as either a single slot (12-port) or dual slot (24-port) solution. Features include auto address learning, auto address aging and support for Jumbo Frames. Copper and fiber ports may be mixed in groups of four. It is RoHS-compliant.

About GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a joint venture between General Electric (NYSE: GE) and FANUC LTD of Japan, is a high-performance technology company and a global provider of hardware, software, services, expertise and experience in automation and embedded computing, with products employed in virtually every industry, including manufacturing automation, defense, automotive, telecommunications, healthcare and aerospace. GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms is a worldwide company head-quartered in Charlottesville, VA, and is part of GE Enterprise Solutions.