• The Game Changer in

    Lab Infrastructure Automation


    The ONLY 128Gb Layer 1 switch compatible with any media and scalable to over 1000 ports

  • Finally a viable Layer 1 solution!

    You no longer have to choose between performance/features and affordability. ColdFusion is the ONLY Layer 1 Switch to offer:

    • Any media: Multimode, Singlemode, AOC, DAC, Ethernet Copper RJ45
    • Any speed up to 128GB
    • Highest scale: 1024 10/25GB Ports or 256 128GB ports
    • Highest Density: 12 rack units for fully populated system
    • Affordable configurations

    How does a Layer 1 Switch Work?

    The easiest way to think of a Layer 1 switch, also known as a physical layer switch, is as an electronic patch panel. Completely transparent connections between ports is performed based on software commands sent over the control interface. In testing environments, this allows the tests to be as accurate as if there were a patch cord between the devices.

    Why is Layer 1 Important?

    Automating the physical connectivity in a lab environment is the fimal roadblock to total automation. If the physical layer is manually configured, human intervention will always be required. Imagine the impact to your testing efficiencies when the lowest layer is automated.

    • Test configurations executed in seconds vs. hours

    • Human error, errant results, and retests are eliminated

    • Equipment use is maximized

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