RUGGEDCOM RSG2100

The RUGGEDCOM RSG2100 is a utility grade, fully managed, modular Ethernet switch, specifically designed to operate reliably in electrically harsh and climatically demanding utility substation and industrial environments. The RSG2100’s superior rugged hardware design, coupled with the embedded RUGGEDCOM Operating System (ROS®), provides improved system reliability and advanced cybersecurity and networking features, making it ideally suited for creating secure Ethernet networks for mission-critical, real-time control applications.

19-port modular managed Ethernet switch with Gigabit uplinks and 128-bit encryption


Ethernet Ports

  • Up to 3 Gigabit Ethernet ports
    – copper and/or fiber

  • Up to 16 Fast Ethernet ports
    – copper and/or fiber

  • 2 port modules for tremendous flexibility

  • Non-blocking, store and forward switching

  • Supports many types of fiber (multimode, single mode, bidirectional single strand)

  • Long-haul optics allow Gigabit distances up to 70 km

  • Multiple connector types (ST, MTRJ, LC, SC)



Rugged Rated for Reliability in Harsh Environments

  • Immunity to EMI and heavy electrical surges
    - Zero-Packet-Loss™ technology
    - Meets IEEE 1613 (electric utility substations) Class
    1 with copper ports or Class 2 with all fiber ports
    - Exceeds IEC 61850-3 (electric utility substations)
    - Exceeds IEC 61800-3 (variable-speed drive
    systems)
    - Exceeds IEC 61000-6-2 (generic industrial)
    - Exceeds NEMA TS-2 (traffic control equipment)

  • –40°C to +85°C operating temperature (no fans)

  • Conformal coated printed circuit boards (optional)

  • 18 AWG galvanized steel enclosure

  • Hazardous location certification:
    Class 1 Division 2



Cybersecurity Features

  • Mutilevel user passwords

  • SSH/SSL (128-bit encryption)

  • Enable/disable ports, MAC-based port security

  • Port-based network access control (802.1x)

  • VLAN (802.1Q) to segregate and secure network traffic

  • RADIUS centralized password management

  • SNMPv3 authentication and 56-bit encryption




RUGGEDCOM Operating System (ROS®) Features

  • Simple plug and play operation – automatic learning, negotiation, and crossover detection

  • MSTP 802.1Q-2005 (formerly 802.1s)

  • RSTP (802.1w) and Enhanced Rapid Spanning Tree (eRSTP™) network fault recovery (<5 ms)

  • Quality of service (802.1p) for real-time traffic

  • VLAN (802.1Q) with double tagging and GVRP support

  • Link aggregation

  • IGMP snooping for multicast filtering

  • Port rate limiting and broadcast storm limiting

  • Port configuration, status, statistics, mirroring, security

  • SNTP time synchronization (client and server)

  • Industrial automation features (e.g., Modbus)



Universal Power Supply Options

  • Fully integrated, dual-redundant (optional) power supplies

  • Universal high-voltage range: 88–300 VDC or 85–264 VAC

  • Popular low-voltage ranges: 24 VDC(10–36 VDC), 48 VDC (36–72 VDC)

  • Screw or pluggable terminal blocks available

  • Terminal blocks for reliable, maintenance-free connections

  • CSA/UL 60950 safety approved to +85°C



Management Tools

  • Web-based, Telnet, CLI management interfaces

  • SNMP v1/v2/v3 (56-bit encryption)

  • Remote monitoring (RMON)

  • Rich set of diagnostics with logging and alarms