The compact GigaVUE-HC1 appliance empowers IT to see, manage, secure, and understand data in motion in locations beyond the traditional data center. The base chassis has twelve SFP/SFP+ cages supporting 1Gb and 10Gb modules plus four fixed RJ-45 ports for 10/100/1000Mb. Expandability is provided by two module bays. The copper TAP/bypass module has eight RJ-45 ports to monitor four 10/100/1000Mb links. The modules have fail-to-wire protection and support both out-of-band tapping and inline bypass protection.