OCTOPUS – Enterprise Level Ethernet Switch

Rugged, Fully Sealed, Low-Cost, 26-Port Enterprise Level Ethernet Switch

As an enterprise-class ethernet switch, the OCTOPUS offers Level III and fully managed Level II features at ultra-high speeds to use in harsh operating environments. Its variable ruggedisation options vary from levels R1 to R5, allowing customers to tailor it to their application needs.



  • Ultra-high-speed frame processing via a 416MHz MIPS processor
  • Up to 128MB of DRAM for large frame buffering
  • Up to 16MB of NVRAM for system configuration

Fully managed Layer II switch with Layer III features:

  • 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports (1000Base-T)
  • Two 10Gigabit Ethernet ports (10GBase-T)

  • Ultra-low SWaP only 12” x 7.25” x 1.7” @ 6 lb. and as low as 40W
  • Optional 19” rack mount kit
  • Available in ruggedisation levels R1-R5
  • Operates from standard temp 0⁰C to +55⁰C or extended temp up to -40°C to +85°C

  • Optional MIL circular fiber optic connectors for 10Gigbit Ethernet ports
  • Very low latency, VLAN support, QoS/differentiated services
  • Multicast and spanning tree capabilities
  • Security features for authentication and authorization
  • DHCP client and server support, and SNMP
  • Support for Multicast IPv4, IPv6 with IGMPv2/3 snooping and MLD
  • Support for IEEE-1588 for packet time stamping (optional)
  • Internal shared memory with jumbo frame support
  • One Gigabit Ethernet port for configuration control or one COM port for debugging
  • Web GUI and SNMP management interfaces provided for ease of configuration
  • Fully compliant to MIL-STD 810G, MIL-STD-1275D, MIL-S-901D, DO-160D, MIL-STD-461E and IP66
  • Versatile DC power, 12VDC or full MIL-STD-1275 (up to 36VDC)