NETernity™ SWE440

Fully Managed 3U VPX 10/40GigE Ethernet Switch


Makes possible applications you thought were impossible

The SWE440 provides a 40 Gigabit Ethernet-based system interconnect that allows single board computers, digital signal processors, graphics cards, sensor I/O cards and the others to pass data at multi-Gigabit speeds, enabling the creation of true HPEC (High Performance Embedded Computing) solutions in the 3U VPX form factor. 

Powerful - without the power

By using advanced system-on-chip (SoC) technology, the SWE440 consumes minimal power - 40 watts or less. It also offers a wide range of data plane and control plane port configuration choices to match customer's preferred OpenVPX implementation. The SWE440 supports up to eight 40 Gigabit Ethernet ports or up to thirty-two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports - or combinations of the two.

Keeping your data safe

The new switch benefits from Abaco's OpenWare™ switch management software. Developed by Abaco’s Networking Innovation Center, Openware is based on open industry standards and provides customers with significant flexibility for customization, together with extensive security features including denial of service attack prevention, user password mechanisms with multiple levels of security and military level authorization schemes including 802.1X and sanitization. It also provides a broad range of network protocol support for Layer 2 and Layer 3 functionality, including Layer 3 forwarding which provides dynamic routing with standard routing protocols – essential for customers with complex networks.  

Block Diagram


Form Factor
Air, Conduction
Port Type
1000BaseKX, 10GBASE-KX4, 40GBASE-KR4, 10GBase-KR
Management Type
Fully Managed Layer-2/3+
Up to 32
AXIS Support
Data Plane
Network Operations
Wire speed switching and routing of L2 & L3 packets (including IPv6)
Rear I/O
OpenWare Switch Management
Level 1-5 Air, Conduction Cooled

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