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vE-CPE Modular Universal CPE

vE-CPE Modular Universal CPE Based on Intel® Atom™ C3000

Silicom’s vE-CPE based on the Intel® Atom™ C3000 product line is a highly flexible yet low-cost network edge device that brings the agility of modular LAN, WAN, management, and compute to cost-sensitive applications in SD-WAN, CPE, security, small cell, and IoT. 

vECPE Modular universal

With a new type of modularity designed specifically for cost and agility, vE-CPE is the ideal platform upon which to deploy next-generation edge applications.

Silicom vECPE Modular universal

vE-CPE Modular Universal CPE

vE-CPE Modular Universal CPE Based on Intel® Atom™ C3000

  • Low-cost modular architecture consolidates multiple functions into a single box, reducing footprint, power, and complexity.
  • Mix-and-match LAN, WAN, management, and compute modules allow vE-CPE features to be tailored to unique customer needs.
  • Compliant with OCP uCPE 2.1 specifications.
  • Silicom’s MicroBMC provides secure remote management, software/firmware update, and phone home zero touch provisioning.

vE-CPE Modular Universal CPE

vE-CPE Modular Universal CPE Based on Intel® Atom™ C3000

General Technical Specifications

CPU
  • Full range of Intel® Atom™ C3000 SoCs supported
  • 2 to 16 cores, Frequencies from 1.5 GHz to 2.2 GHz
Memory
  • Channel 0: Memory Down, Dual Rank, x8 Devices, Optional ECC, Optional 32-bit, 2GB to 16GB Capacities
  • Channel 1: SODIMM, Optional ECC, 2GB to 16GB Capacities
LAN/WAN 2x LAN/WAN module slots can be outfitted with your choice of network interfaces
Listing of available modules follows
Storage
  • Soldered down eMMC. 4GB to 128GB options
  • 2x M.2 Slots on compute board
  • 2x SATA Host ports on compute board with one supporting SATADOM
  • Additional storage can be added via 2x M.2 network module
Expansion
  • 1x mPCIe with support for PCIe or PCIe, USB2.0, and SIM card (For Wi-Fi)
  • 1x M.2 with support for USB3.0, USB2.0, SATA, and SIM card (For LTE or storage)
  • x4 PCIe Gen3 Expansion Slot
  • 2x Network modules
  • 1x Management module
Form Factor
  • (W x D x H) = 223 x 305 x 44 mm, Supports two side-by-side in 19” rack
  • Desktop, Rack Mount, and Wall Mount Options
  • Branding Option
Power 12V@60W External Power Adapter with locking connector. Dying gasp supported on BMC
54V@65W External Power Adapter with locking connector for PoE+ ports
Management 1x management slot
Listing of available modules follows

 

Available Modules
vE-CPE can be customized with a wide range of LAN/WAN and management modules. The following is a list of modules already available or in the development process. Additional modules are readily developed and taken into production.

Available Network Modules

4x GbE RJ45 Switched 4x1GbE RJ45 through Marvell 88E6341 Switch. Switch can be managed and supports VLAN. Uplink to CPU is 2.5GbE
4x GbE RJ45 Direct 4x1GbE RJ45 direct to CPU. 2x Marvell 88E1514 PHY’s, 2x Intel i210/i210 MAC/PHY
2x GbE SFP/RJ45 Autodetect 2x1Gbe RJ45/SFP Auto Detect, based on Marvell 88E1543
2x M.2 2x M.2 slots. Supports SATA and NVMe SSD. One slot supports VDSL/ADSL2+ module.
2xSFP+, 2xSFP, 2x1GbE RJ45 2xSFP/SFP+ connected directly to CPU
Intel i350 with 2xSFP and 2xRJ45
4x1GbE Direct, With Bypass 4x1GbE through Intel i350
Stuffing options for two bypass pairs
2.5GbE Direct w/POE 4x1GbE RJ45 direct to CPU. 2x Marvell 88E1514 PHY’s, 2x Intel i210/i210 MAC/PHY
MicroBMC Combined with Switch (4x1GbE, 2x1G SFP, 2x1GbE w/PoE+) Based on Marvell 88E6190X switch, OCP uCPE 2.1 Extra Small
MicroBMC Combined with Switch (4xSFP+, 2x1GbE, 8x1GbE w/PoE+) Based on Broadcom BCM56160, OCP uCPE 2.1 Medium
MicroBMC Combined with Switch (8xSFP+, 32x1GbE w/POE+) Based on Broadcom BCM56172, OCP uCPE 2.1 Large

 

Available Management Modules

MicroBMC
  • uBMC with Secure VPN/Firewall, IPSec, Netconf, SNMP
  • 1x 1GbE (shared between uBMC and host CPU)
  • M.2 for IoT or LTE
  • 1x RS232 Console
  • 4x USB3.0 (hub)
  • Status LED’s
  • Power and Reset buttons
  • Thermal Management
Pass-through
  • 1x 1GbE through Intel i210/i211
  • 1x RS232 Console,
  • 1x USB3.0
  • Status LED’s
  • Power and Reset buttons
  • Thermal Management

vE-CPE Modular Universal CPE

vE-CPE Modular Universal CPE Based on Intel® Atom™ C3000

Silicom has available standard configuration vE-CPE systems for immediate customer usage. vE-CPE is easily reconfigured and customized across a wide range of customer specifications during production.

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Description

80500-0150-G02-R200 vE-CPE, Desktop, C3558 (4C), DDR4 8GB ECC, eMMC 64GB, including +12V, +56V Power supplies