Advantech FWA-6170 2U Rackmount Network Appliance

Advantech FWA-6170 2U Rackmount Network Appliance

The FWA-6170 is a high-end network appliance based on the new Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family, designed for maximum performance, scalability and functionality in a 2U rack mount footprint. Equipped with a choice of processors from the Intel® Xeon® Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze series, this high-end network communications appliance is optimized for computing power, accelerated workloads and high speed, high density I/O with best-in-class energy efficiency. When coupled with new security features, augmented platform modularity for 1, 10, 40 and 100GbE connectivity and Intel® QuickAssist Technology, the FWA-6170 enables equipment and service providers to build faster, more secure networks, bringing greater cost-efficiency to applications such as network and cyber security, policy enforcement, quality-of-service, and network analytics leaving sufficient overhead to anticipate future infrastructure changes.



  • 2 x Intel® Xeon® E5-8100/6100/5100/4100 processors up to 165W TDP
  • 24 x DDR4 2133/2400/2666 ECC registered memory up to 768GB
  • C626 PCH, 40Gb/s QAT support
  • 8 x NMC (Network Mezzanine Card) slots for a wide range of GbE, 10GbE, 40GbE and 100GbE NMCs with or without Advanced LAN bypass. Optional support 4 x HDD kit (for 2.5" HDD) on the top NMC slots
  • 2 x internal PCIe x8 slots support Low-profile add-on cards
  • 2 x 2.5" removable external SATA HDDs/SSDs
  • IPMI 2.0 compliant Remote Management


Hardware OS/Virtualization DPDK Intel QuickAssist Technology