Ruggedized Cisco-design Ethernet switch for aircraft and ground vehicles introduced by Parvus

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SALT LAKE CITY, 24 Aug. 2011. Parvus Corp. in Salt Lake city is introducing the DuraNET 3000 ruggedized Ethernet switch for military and civil IP networking upgrades and military situational awareness applications that must operate in demanding environmental conditions such as ground vehicles and aircraft. The DuraNET 3000 is a hardened version of the IE-3000 industrial Ethernet switch from Cisco Systems.

Mechanical enhancements by Parvus help deploy data, video, and voice services in extreme temperatures, shock, vibration, humidity, dust, water, and electromagnetic interferences. The DuraNET 3000 requires no active cooling, is sealed in a rugged aluminum enclosure, and offers MIL-C-38999 connectors.

The rugged Ethernet switch comes in configurations ranging from 10, 18, or 26 Ethernet ports. The DuraNET 3000 features MIL-STD-1275 and 704 transient protection and MIL-STD-461 filtering, and is designed to MIL-STD-810. The unit operates fanlessly in temperatures from -40 to 71 degrees Celsius.

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