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Data Center NA226400

Silicom Hybrid Networking Application Switch Data Center

NA226400 Hybrid Networking Application Switch

Silicom Hybrid Application Switch is a network appliance platform based on Intel Server architecture and network switch.

The Silicom Application Switch Data Center is based on a dual socket server mother board and Intel® FM6000 switch engine.

The Silicom application switch unique architecture is based on standard server sand switch in a system.

Data Center NA226400

Silicom Hybrid Networking Application Switch Data Center

Key Features:

  • Integrates server capabilities together with a top of the rack switch
  • Front connectivity: Supports up to 48x 10G IO port
  • Provides Intel® x86 processor and network switching in a standard rack mount server
  • Enables unparalleled connectivity between host and switch
  • Hybrid solution that saves a box in the data center
    • Saves power and Simple to maintain
    • Saves volume in the rack mount
    • Saves cabling and routing of cables
    • Reduce CAPEX and OPEX
  • Silicom API: Easiest “local SW management” (no need to develop on top of an external switch)
  • Targeted to standard rack mount servers (2U, 3U, 4U)
  • Supports Intel® Alta (67Xx) and Fortville (XL710 PCI E controller)
  • Fits any standard M/B with adjacent PCI E slots
  • Based on standard server grade reliability
  • High versatility with configurable I/O port options
  • Up to 640 Gbps Switch capability
  • Host interface: up to 5 x 40Gbe thorough PCI Express Gen 3.0 (8Gbps) X8 lanes

Switch performance:

  • Up to 72x10GbE or 18 x40GbE ports, up to 640 Gbps BW
  • KR4, KR, XFI, XLPPI interfaces

Layer 2:

  • 64K-entry MAC table
  • Efficient MAC table utilization with 16-way hash
  • 64-port LAG filtering
  • 36K multicast groups with wire-speed replication
  • Multiple Spanning Tree support
  • Independent and shared VLAN learning

Layer 3:

  • IPv4, IPv6 lookups
  • Up to 64K IPv4 entries or up to 16K IPv6 entries
  • Fully-provisioned IP multicast routing
  • CEE and DCB support
  • QoS and congestion management
  • Switch virtualization and scaling
  • Security - Port-based security (802.1X), MAC address security

I/O Interfaces:

  • 10Gigabit Ethernet: SFP+ connector supporting
    • SR: Fiber 10 Gigabit Ethernet 10GBASE-SR
    • LR: Fiber 10 Gigabit Ethernet 10GBASE-LR
    • XR: Copper 10SFP+Cu (Passive Direct Attach Cable)

Data Center NA226400

Silicom Hybrid Networking Application Switch Data Center

General Technical Specifications

Mother BoardSuperMicro X9DRH-IF
Power Supply2U 980W redundant Power Supply
CPUDual Socket Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600and E5-2600 v2
Memory16x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
1866/1600/1333/1066/800MHz* ECC DDR3 SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
HDD / SSDUp to two 2.5" SATA HDD or SSD HD in the Front
Expansion slots1x PCI-E 3.0 x16, free slot for future use
6x PCI-E 3.0 x8, used to connect MB to switch
Server remote managementSupport for IPMI v.2.0
IPMI 2.0 with virtual media over LAN and KVM-over-LAN support
I/O44 SFP I/O on the front
Chassis DimensionsHeight: 3.5" (89mm)
Width: 17.2" (437mm)
Depth: 26.3" (668mm)

Data Center NA226400

Silicom Hybrid Networking Application Switch Data Center




NA2264002U Hybrid Application Switch2U chassis
X8 Gen3, based on Intel FM6764 640GBps and 5x XL710
Mother board: 1x X9DRH-IF
CPU: 2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2690 v2
(25M Cache, 3.00 GHz)
Memory: 8x 8GB 1600MHz DDR3
HDD: 1x 2.5" 500GB SATA HDD
PSU: 980W redundant
Rack mount rails
RoHS Compliant



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