NETernity™ CP980RC is a 24-port Layer 2 unmanaged Gigabit Ethernet embedded switch designed to meet the low-cost requirements of unmanaged switch applications. The 6U CompactPCI (CPCI) form factor CP980RC facilitates communications within a chassis as well as supporting the network outside the chassis. It is RoHS compliant, and supports high-availability hot swap. CP980RC delivers full wire-speed Gigabit Ethernet Layer 2 switching on all ports. This switch has 24 10/100/1000BaseT (copper) ports routed to rear I/O. Versions of the switch are also available with 22 10/100/1000BaseT routed to the rear and two 10/100/1000BaseT Gigabit Ethernet ports routed through the front panel. Conformal coating is optional.