BCM56160 Series

Enterprise Ethernet Switch

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To address the need for faster connections to new WiFi access points, Hurricane3 adds support for 2.5GE front panel port speeds and increased stacking bandwidth, while maintaining its leadership in integration of PHYs, CPU and transceivers.



  • Highest integration with on-chip Gigabit PHYs, CPU, 10GE transceivers
  • Support for 2.5Gigabit ports for 802.11ac wave 2 access points
  • Features 10Gigabit Ethernet uplinks and stacking ports for expandability


  • Enterprise LAN Switching

Lifecycle Status


Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Distrib. Inventory No
SerDes / GPHY 16 GPHY, 8 x 2.5G, 4 x 10G, 2 x 20G
I/O Bandwidth (Gbps) 120
Bandwidth UOM Gbps
I/O BANDWIDTH (Gbps) 120 Gbps


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