ComEth 4580a

3U OpenVPX 10G Ethernet Switch

The ComEth4580a is a high performance OpenVPX fully managed Ethernet Switch, providing up to 6 * 10G Ethernet ports and up to 36 * Giga Ethernet ports (depending on software configuration).
Its Ethernet matrix featuring a highly flexible L2/L3 forwarding, classification and policy engine, provides the ComEth4580a with state-of-the-art packet processing technology.
IC’s Switchware management application provides IPv6 support, RIPng, OSPF v3, VRRP, security features, configurable memory allocation, new status counters….
Fully compatible with the existing ComEth43xx Switchware, the ComEth4580a is also the hardware platform for introduction of enhanced features.

Interface Concepts ComEth 4580a


Ethernet interfaces:
6 * 10GBase-KX4 ports on P1/P2 (*)
8 * 1000Base-KX ports on P2
4 * SFP cages to support fiber or Copper SFP modules
(*) : each 10GBase-KX4 port can be individually splitted (software configuration) in 4*1000Base-KX ports offering thus up to 24*1000Base-KX

1 * RS232 port, front mini-USB or on P1 connector
Status Led indicators (front)
µ-controller for System Management (per VITA 46.11)
The ComEth 4580a is compliant with
the OpenVPX module profiles (VITA 65):
MOD3-SWH-6F8U-16.4.10 (-3 & -4)

The ComEth4580a is compliant with VITA 46.0 standard.
It is available in air-cooled (1”) and conduction-cooled (0.8”) versions.