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2U Network Computing Appliance Now Features Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

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Shreepanjali Mod

IBASE Technology Inc. recently introduced its highly-flexible FWA9500 network computing appliance that closely supports Intel’s Skylake-SP Xeon processors for rapidly evolving network environments. A unique product, it features dual LGA3647 CPU sockets along with Intel C624 chipset compatible for memory up to 512GB RDIMM memory in 16x DDR4-2666 sockets.

Fig. 1: Image Showing 2U Network Computing Appliance With Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

The two Intel’s 1210-AT Gigabit Ethernet controllers along with configurable NIC module slots can easily be equipped with 8x IBN cards that can accommodate highest 66 GbE ports.


The FWA9500 network appliance has been designed to take good care of enterprise workloads and take care of enormous amounts of data. This enables high reliability and performance levels  for enterprise-class network security, WAN, UTM, VPN, firewall as well as network management applications.


Here is the list of noteworthy features:

●  800 watt redundant power supply.

●  1 x PCl-E x8 expansion slot

●  An optional IPMI 2.0 module.

●  Maximum 8 x NIC modules.

●  Max. 64 GbE ports.

●  16x DDR4 RDIMM; Max.512GB

●  Dual Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

As the senior manager at IBASE, Jason Ko, puts it, “For the FWA9500, we have used the modular approach to design a network appliance with high expandability and scalable functionality. This allows rapid customization and easy configuration by interchanging and combining modules to meet customers’ optimal requirements, reducing the total cost of ownership. Inner storage expansion with four 2.5” swappable or two 3.5” swappable drive bays and an 800W redundant power supply also ensure high availability and serviceability.”


IBASE excels in manufacturing and designing of reliable industrial PC products capable of delivering exceptional quality products and unmatched services. The quality control and manufacturing takes place at its own facility. More information about this product can be collected at