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GarrettCom Marks 100,000th Shipment of Its Flagship Magnum 6K Managed Industrial Switch
Nov 17, 2010 (01:11 PM EST)

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GarrettCom®, Inc., has shipped its 100,000th Magnum™ 6K Managed Switch to Schneider Electric. The landmark switch,  a Magnum 6KL Managed Edge Switch, was shipped as part of an order including a variety of Magnum 6K switch models and Magnum DX Industrial Routers for deployment into various naval facilities.

The Magnum 6K line of managed Ethernet™ switches are designed for demanding industrial Ethernet applications on the factory floor, in power plants and substations, transportation and industrial security and surveillance.  The 6K line is designed to operate reliably in environments that require additional hardening for operation under extreme temperatures, dust, dirt, moisture, vibration, and other hostile conditions.  The 6K family features fiber-rich, modular switches that can be configured with a variety of AC or DC power options and a wide selection of port options for the highest level of installation flexibility.  The 6K switches can be mounted on a rack or DIN-Rail, and come with the best-of-breed MNS-6K managed networks software (release 4.1.9 and release 14.1.9 SECURE).  

Steve Bowles, Southeast Regional Manager for GarrettCom, presented a plaque displaying the 100,000th Magnum 6K Switch to Mitch Morgan, Program Manager—Government Business, at Schneider Electric. See photo (

About GarrettCom

GarrettCom, Inc., Fremont, Calif., is an industry leader in providing networking solutions for challenging industrial environments, including power utility substations, video surveillance, transportation, industrial automation, telecommunications, and water treatment facilities. The company's products provide a comprehensive industrial network architecture encompassing a switched Ethernet core, distributed edge devices for both Ethernet and Serial protocols, and secured connections to various WAN services. Visit for more information on GarrettCom and its products.

GarrettCom is a registered trademark and Magnum is a trademark of GarrettCom, Inc. Ethernet is a trademark of Xerox Corp.  All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.


Barbara Kline, Breakthru Communications

Jim Krachenfels, GarrettCom, Inc.



SOURCE GarrettCom, Inc.