High-Bandwidth 1-GbE/10-GbE/40-GbE Multilayer Switch

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High-bandwidth 1 GbE/10 GbE/40 GbE multilayer Ethernet switch designed for access and aggregation deployments.
The BCM56545 is a truly converged platform for enterprise and data center fixed/stackable applications and delivers 170 Gb/s of line-rate performance. Built on the proven StrataXGS® architecture, the BCM56545 brings groundbreaking innovations into the enterprise wiring closet. With the Broadcom AppAware™ engine, the BCM56545 enables ubiquitous traffic visualization and application-based flow, QoS and management capabilities cost-effectively.


  • Proven XGS high-performance architecture
  • Stacking/clustering through standard Ethernet for maximum investment protection
  • Non-blocking 170 Gb/s switching core
  • Standards-based GbE, 10 GbE and 40 GbE support
  • Flexible Unified Forwarding Table
  • CAPWAP tunnel port for unified wired/wireless switching

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