When networking compromise isn’t an option.

The GBX411 3U OpenVPX Fully Managed Layer 2/3 Ethernet switch.

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Whatever it looks like – we can help you manage it.

Networks come in all shapes and sizes – and degrees of complexity. Abaco’s OpenWare is the GBX411’s management environment. With comprehensive support for Layer 2/3 switching including dynamic Layer 3 routing, it is also uniquely customizable.



Port Type

  • 10GBASE-SR, - LR, - ER, T
  • 1000BaseT
  • 1000BaseKX
  • 10GBASE-KX4
  • Ports: up to 28 ports


  • OpenWare Switch Management software

Management Type

  • Fully Managed Layer 2/3+

Cooling Options

  • Air-cooled rugged
  • Conduction cooled rugged


  • 1000BaseT or 1000BaseKX
  • Gigabit Ethernet; 10GBASE-KX4
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet
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Adaptable. Accommodating. Amenable.

If you’re looking for flexibility in a switch, the GBX411 delivers. With 1000BaseT and/or 1000BaseKX connectivity, and two rear 10GigE connections and the option of two front panel GigE connections, you can choose what works for your specific needs.




Fully Rugged


1.21lbs (0.55kg) to 1.52lbs (0.69kg)


For when time is of the essence.

In life-or-death situations, waiting for a switch to boot is intolerable. That’s why the GBX411 is designed to become fully operational from power-on within 15 seconds, delivering a remarkable combination of maximum functionality with minimum boot time.

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When “no unauthorized access” means “no unauthorized access”.

The GBX411 is rich in security features. Denial of Service, user password mechanisms designed for the military with multiple levels of security, military level authorization schemes including 802.1X and sanitization capability are all standard features.


Form Factor
Networking, Rugged, Embedded
1000BaseT, 1000BaseKX, 10GBASE-KX4
1000BaseT or 1000BaseKX, 10GBASE-KX4
Port Type
Rear I/O: 1000BaseT, 1000BaseKX, 10GBASE-KX4, Front I/O: SFP+
Management Type
Fully Managed Layer-2/3+
Up to 28
Rugged Air Cooled and Conduction Cooled


No two networking challenges are the same – which is why our customers value Abaco’s flexible OpenWare switch management software.

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Head on over to our support pages, where you’ll find key contacts, how to obtain documentation, information on warranty and repairs, contract samples, details of our Product Lifecycle Management and Configuration Management programs – and much more.


VICTORY is assured.

The US Army has set standards for open, interoperable systems that deliver more flexibility, lower costs and greater in-field longevity. The GBX411 aligns with that initiative: it is a fully VICTORY switch-compliant solution.