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SUPPORTED HARDWARE

Whilst Saisei is Software, not an appliance, and runs on commodity hardware or in a visualised environment - we have some minimum system requirements and certified hardware options.

Dell Tiny
(PowerEdge R200 series)

Up to 1Gbps of traffic

  • CPU – Intel Xeon 2.6GHz or higher - 4 Cores

  • RAM – 16GB DDR4

  • Storage - 500GB SDD or higher

  • NIC – Intel Ethernet i350 Dual Port; or
    Silicom Dual Port Copper / Fiber (for bypass) 

  • Adapter, Low profile

Dell Small 
(PowerEdge R200 series)

Up to 2 x 1Gbps bandwidth

  • CPU – Intel Xeon 2.6GHz or higher - 6 Cores

  • RAM – 16GB DDR4

  • Storage - 500GB SDD or higher

  • NIC – Intel Ethernet i350 Quad Port; or
    Silicom Dual Port Copper / Fiber (for
     bypass) 

  • Adapter, Low profile

Dell Medium 
(PowerEdge R400 series)

Up to 5Gbps bandwidth

  • CPU – Intel Xeon 2.6GHz or higher - 10 Cores

  • RAM – 32GB DDR4

  • Storage - 1TB SDD or higher

  • NIC – Intel Ethernet X710 Quad Port; or
    Silicom Quad Port Copper / Fiber (for
     bypass) 

  • Adapter, Low profile

Dell Large 
(PowerEdge R400 series)

Up to 10Gbps of traffic

  • CPU – Intel Xeon 2.6GHz or higher - 14 Cores

  • RAM – 64GB DDR4

  • Storage - 1TB SDD or higher

  • NIC – Intel Ethernet X710 Dual Port; or
    Silicom Dual Port Copper / Fiber (for
     bypass)

  • Adapter, Low profile

Lanner Small 
(Only available via Saisei)

Up to 2 x 1Gbps bandwidth

  • CPU – Intel Atom C2000 8 Cores

  • RAM – 16GB DDR3

  • Storage - 500GB SSD 

  • NIC – Lanner Quad Port Copper; or
    Silicom Quad Port Copper / Fiber (for
     bypass)

  • Built-in Bypass

External Bypasses

  • Niagara 2294-TX
    One Segment active 1GE copper

  • Niagara 2299-2TX
    Dual Segment active 1GE copper

  • Niagara 2812-LR
    One Segment 10Gbps 

  • Niagara  2814 -LR
    Dual Segment 10Gbps 

Internal Bypass

  • Silicom PE210G2BPI9 Ethernet Bypass Dual Port Fiber 10 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express

  • Silicom PE2G4BPI35LA Quad Port Copper Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express 

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