PCI Express card (PCIe x1) with microprocessor and integrated 2-port switch (2xRJ45 jack, 10/100/1000 Mbps). CP 1628 has integrated security mechanisms (e.g. firewall, VPN) and provides protection for important computer systems and the associated data communication. Operation of large network configurations with a single card through high number of connections. Ideally suited for HARDNET-IE S7 and HARDNET-IE S7 REDCONNECT.