FASTPATH® Networking Software

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FASTPATH® production-ready networking software helps manufacturers achieve record-setting time-to-market performance for introducing new Ethernet products.
"In part, this advantage comes from the extensive feature set and integration capabilities that give Broadcom's software unprecedented application flexibility.

FASTPATH has been integrated with Broadcom's market-leading switching silicon. It is also fully compatible with multiple embedded operating systems, including Linux®, VxWorks® and the Platform for Network Equipment from Wind River®."


  • FASTPATH supports a broad array of field-proven Ethernet solutions, including:
- Fixed and stackable switches for enterprise network wiring closets
- Blade-server and top-of-rack switches for enterprise data centers
- Wireless LAN switches for converged wireless/wireline environments
- 10 GbE switches and ATCA chassis solutions
- Carrier Ethernet solutions for next-generation business and consumer networks
  • FASTPATH software supports numerous industry RFCs, standards and protocols. FASTPATH Release 6.4 includes the following software modules:
- Data Center
- IP Multicast
- IPV6 Routing
- Management
- Metro
- Quality of Service
- Routing
- Stacking
- Switching
- Wireless (See FASTPATH - UWS Software Brief for details)


  • Customer Premise Equipment
  • Top-of-Rack Switches
  • Enterprise WLAN
  • Blade Servers
  • Enterprise LAN Switching
  • Managed Switches
  • Routers
  • SMB Switching
  • Switches

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