24-PORT FAST ETHERNET AND 2-PORT GIGABIT ETHERNET MULTILAYER SWITCH
The BCM56100is the fifth generation of the highly-integrated and cost effective Broadcom StrataSwitch and StrataXGS product line in a single chip solution, with twenty-four FE ports and two GbE ports. With high-integration, the BCM56100family is ideal for Enterprise applications in stand-alone, stackable, and chassis configurations. The BCM56100configurations are applicable in the edge, aggregation, and core areas of the Enterprise. The BCM56100is also ideal for embedded switch applications like the Blade Server Switch, ATCA chassis, IPDSLAM, 3G Wireless Base Station, and others.
FEATURES • Twenty-four 10/100 Mbps and two 10/100/100 Mbps Ethernet ports supporting both copper and fiber connections • Fifth generation of StrataSwitch® and StrataXGS® product line • Line-rate switching for all packet sizes and conditions • On-chip data packet memory and table memory • IPv6 routing and tunneling • Advanced Fast Filter Processor (FFP) ContentAware™ classification • Advanced security features in hardware • Port trunking and mirroring supported across stack • Advanced packet flow control: • Head-of-line blocking prevention • Back pressure support • Eight QoS queues per port with hierarchical minimum/maximum shaping per Classes of Service (CoS) per queue per port • Standard compliant 802.1ad provider bridging