48-Port GbE Ethernet Multilayer Switch with Four 10GbE Uplinks with Stacking and Integrated CPU

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*Certain versions of this device are not available for sale in Germany or shipment to or from Germany, and these versions should not be used in any product destined for the German market.
An advanced switch that delivers more than 100 Gb/s of linerate performance, designed for enterprise and embedded deployments.
Built on the proven XGS™ architecture, the BCM56340 provides efficient switching for the enterprise access layer. With its native wireless integration, the BCM56340 enables cost-effective integration of wired and wireless infrastructure.


  • Integrated 5000 DMIPS dual-core CPU
  • Nonblocking 130-Gb/s switching core
  • Standard-based GbE and 10GbE support
  • Flexible unified forwarding table
  • CAPWAP tunnel port for unified wired/wireless switching
  • Network HiGig™ support
  • Layer 2 GRE tunneling
  • XGS Smart Buffer support


  • DSLAMs
  • Blade Servers
  • Enterprise LAN Switching
  • Line Cards
  • Routers
  • Top-of-Rack Switches

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28nm Octal 25G/28G Unidirectional Repeater


28nm Octal 25G/28G Bidirectional Repeater


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