iBASE’s FWA8708 enterprise 1U network appliance

Backplane Systems Technology introduces iBASE’s new FWA8708 rack-mountable network appliance for
diverse applications including firewalls, VPN, UTM, load balancing and network

The FWA8708 is a 1U
rack-mountable network appliance based on the 8th Generation Intel Xeon/Core processors
to provide high scalability and performance for SMB and large enterprise

The FWA8708 comes in
two versions: FWA8708-C is powered by the Intel C246 chipset, and FWA8708-H, by
the Intel H310 chipset.

The FWA8708-C has 4x
DDR4-2666 modules to support up to 64GB of system memory, and onboard 6x Intel
i210 and 2x i210S Ethernet controllers with 8x GbE ports and optional IBN cards
(iBASE proprietary network interface card) to support up to 8 additional GbE

The FWA8708-H fits
up to 32GB of RAM and is equipped with 6x i211AT controllers and 6x Gigabit
Ethernet ports. The standard configuration of this network appliance consists
of 6x GbE ports and 2x SFP ports for hot-swappable input/output, featuring
speeds of up to 1Gbps and long-distance transmission ranges.

The FWA8708 series network
appliances are flexible and easily upgradable, allowing implementation of
third-party software in SDN, SD-WAN, NFV, and VNF architecture and

Delivering rich
connectivity and expansion, the FWA8708’s I/O offering includes 2x PCIe and a
Mini PCIe slot for high density PCIe payloads, and an M.2 expansion slot to
interface with SATA 3.0 and PCIe x4 bus for high data throughput. Other available
connectors include 2x USB 3.0, VGA via headers, and an RJ45 serial console with
LCM display for easy operation.

For further
information, please visit the Backplane Systems Technology website www.backplane.com.au or call (02) 9457

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