Ethernet Switches and Switch Fabric Devices
Broadcom offers a wide selection of Ethernet switch products from Fast-Ethernet to multi-terabit speeds for SME, campus, data center and service provider networks.
StrataXGS® Switch Solutions
The StrataXGS product line offers the most highly integrated, highest-bandwidth switching solutions available in the market. StrataXGS switch solutions cover multiple markets including data center cloud, enterprise wiring closet and aggregation, and service provider solutions for access, aggregation and embedded markets. The StrataXGS family of products scales from multi-gigabit to multi-terabit switches offering comprehensive single-chip integration of Smart Buffer technology, large table scale, rich packet-processing and traffic management features, and data plane programmability to provide the versatility demanded by modern network infrastructure.
StrataDNX™ Switch Solutions
The StrataDNX product line offers the greatest extensibility and scalability of any merchant silicon switch in the industry, with the ability to scale both tables and buffering with external TCAMs or DRAMs. The StrataDNX chips can also be connected together via DNX fabric elements to build industry-leading switches and routers with hundreds of terabits of bandwidth. The StrataDNX line features a service-rich, carrier-grade programmable architecture to meet the needs of service provider core, metro transport, mobile backhaul, microwave, POTN, access ,and data center networks.
StrataConnect® Switch Solutions
StrataConnect switches support 1 Gigabit, 2.5 Gigabit, 5 Gigabit, 10 Gigabit, and 25 Gigabit I/O speeds covering switch bandwidths from tens of gigabits to hundreds of gigabits. StrataConnect switches integrate optional CPU, Copper PHYs or high-speed SerDes with built-in buffering, traffic management, and L2-L4 processing enabling complete “system-on-a-chip” solutions. The StrataConnect line is designed for low power, optimized Layer 2 switching, and simplicity of design ideal for SMB, SME, industrial, embedded, control plane, and layer 2 data plane switch applications. Market-leading switch products are enabled by pairing FASTPATH® turnkey software with StrataConnect switches via a low touch, rapid time-to-market model.
Roboswitch™ Ethernet Switch Solutions
Offered in 5-24 port configurations supporting both Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), Broadcom's Roboswitch Ethernet Switching solutions are highly integrated, cost effective, and smart-managed based on a field-proven, industry-leading architecture. These Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet solutions combine all of the functions of a high-speed switch system including packet buffers, PHY transceivers, media access controllers (MACs), address management, port-based rate control, and a non-blocking switch fabric into a single CMOS device.