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Data Center NA226402

Silicom Hybrid Networking Application Switch

NA226400 Hybrid Networking Application Switch

Silicom Hybrid Networking Application Switch combines Intel Network switching in a standard rack mount server chassis.

It includes Main Switching Board, built around the Intel® Alta chip set with up to 44 SFP I/Os.
The switch is based on Intel® FM6000 family placed on the Main Switching Board, while the Host interface is implemented as PCIe device, based on the Intel® Fortville chip set located on the PCIe.

Silicom Networking Application Switch brings highest industry standard server grade reliability, while enabling high versatility with configurable I/O port options.

Data Center NA226402

Silicom Hybrid Networking Application Switch

  • Combine server capabilities together with a top of the rack switch
  • Front connectivity: Supports up to 44x 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 NA226402

Silicom Hybrid Networking Application Switch

General Technical Specifications

Mother BoardSuperMicro X10DRH-I
Power Supply2U 1200W redundant Power Supply
CPUDual Socket Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2690 v4 (35M Cache, 2.6 GHz)
MemoryUp to16x 288-pin DDR4 DIMM sockets
2400/2133/1866/1600MHz* ECC DDR4 SDRAM 72-bit, 288-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 NA226402

Silicom Hybrid Networking Application Switch




NA2264022U Application Switch

2U chassis
X8 Gen3, based on Intel FM6764 640GBps and 5x XL710

Mother board: 1x X10DRH-I

CPU: 2x Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2690 v4
(35M Cache, 2.6 GHz)

Memory: 8x 8GB 2133MHz DDR4


HDD: 1x 2.5" 500GB SATA HDD

PSU: 1200W redundant

Rack mount rails

RoHS Compliant



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