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Ethernet Switches

Ethernet Switches for Networking Equipment

Meet your most demanding Ethernet networking needs for higher bandwidth, reliability, interoperability and scalability with Microsemi. Microsemi's Carrier Ethernet switch engines and Enterprise Ethernet switches are used worldwide in networking equipment such as:

  • Carrier: Mobile base stations, cell site routers and gateways, IP Edge routers, microwave mobile backhaul systems, Carrier Ethernet switch/routers, aggregation switches and routers, and packet optical transport systems for telecommunications service providers delivering voice, video, data and video communications services to business, residential and mobile customers;
  • Enterprise: Managed Enterprise switches, stackable Enterprise switches, security appliances, and gaming consoles for networks ranging from large Enterprises, data center switching, small-medium enterprise (SME), small-medium business (SMB), and small office/home office (SOHO) for voice, data and video communications, as well as cloud access and cloud services;
  • Internet of Things: Industrial Ethernet switches for industrial process control, smart grid energy distribution, transportation, and automotive applications.

Microsemi is a long-term supplier of Ethernet switching and PHY technology, with hundreds of millions of Gigabit Ethernet ports shipped. Microsemi also offers PLLs for Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) and for IEEE 1588. For more information about IEEE 1588, visit Microsemi's IEEE 1588 Technologypage.

Microsemi Ethernet and Power over Ethernet solutions and technologies  – including Ethernet ICs, systems, software, IP and ecosystem solutions – are specifically architected for Ethernet networking applications in multiple settings. contact your local Microsemi sales office today.

Product Number Product Name 1G* Ports 2.5G* 
Ports
10G* Ports PHYs Interfaces Ext Temp SyncE/ 1588 Use Case
10G 1G SGMII RGMII QSGMII XAUI SFI/XFI PCIe
VSC7511 Ocelot-4um 4       4           Unmanaged
VSC7512 Ocelot-10um 10 2     4         Unmanaged
VSC7420 SparX-III-10um 10 2     8             Lightly Managed
VSC7421 SparX-III-17um 17 2     12             Lightly Managed
VSC7422 SparX-III-25um 25 1     12           Lightly Managed
VSC7424 SparX-III-10 10       8               Managed
VSC7414 SparX-III-11 11 2               Managed
VSC7425 SparX-III-18 18       12             Managed
VSC7426 SparX-III-24 24       12               Managed
VSC7444 SparX-IV-44 26 16 2 2     R Managed
VSC7427 SparX-III-26 26       12             Managed
VSC7442 SparX-IV-52 52               Managed
VSC7448 SparX-IV-80 52 24 4 4     R Managed
VSC7449 SparX-IV-90 52 24 4 4     R Managed
VSC7440 SparX-IV-34 10 6 2 2 2       Managed
VSC7513 Ocelot-8 8       4       Managed
VSC7514 Ocelot-10 10 2     4       Managed
VSC7410   6 2     2         Managed
VSC7415 Serval-T 6 2     2         Managed
VSC7431 E-StaX-III-28 28                       Stacking
VSC7432 E-StaX-III-48 27 2 2                 Stacking
VSC7434 E-StaX-III-68 29 4 4                 Stacking
VSC7430   6 2     2         Carrier Ethernet
VSC7435 Serval-TE 6 2     2         Carrier Ethernet
VSC7437 Serval-TE10 8 4 2 2 2       Carrier Ethernet
VSC7416 Serval Lite 6 2               Carrier Ethernet
VSC7423 Caracal Lite 7 2     5           Carrier Ethernet
VSC7436 Serval-2 Lite 10 6 2 2 2       Carrier Ethernet
VSC7428 Caracal-1 11 2     8           Carrier Ethernet
VSC7418 Serval-1 11 2               Carrier Ethernet
VSC7438 Serval-2 14 12 2 2     Carrier Ethernet
VSC7462 LynX-1 20 10 4             Carrier Ethernet
VSC7464 LynX-2 26 16 4 4     Carrier Ethernet
VSC7429 Caracal-2 26 2     12         Carrier Ethernet
VSC7460 Jaguar-1 31 10 4             Carrier Ethernet
VSC7468 Jaguar-2 52 24 4 4     Carrier Ethernet
WinPath3 SuperLite WP3 SuperLite 6 3             Carrier Ethernet
WinPath3 WinPath3 16 6 2         Carrier Ethernet
WinPath4 WinPath4 24 12 4       Carrier Ethernet
NOTES: * denotes maximum ports excluding the NPI port. Shall not surpass the device'’s max available I/O bandwidth.
  R denotes both RXAUI and XAUI support
  1G integrated ports support dual media Copper or Fiber applications
  VSC products are Ethernet Switches
  WP products are Network Processors