Networking for Power Systems

Connecting Power Systems, Storage and Networks

Data centers can standardize on a unified and affordable rack-level, or top of rack, network infrastructure to provision and scale out Web 2.0 environments, high-performance clusters and virtualized data centers. IBM's Ethernet RackSwitch family is designed to bring speed and intelligence to the edge of your network; where it's closer to your business, users and innovations. IBM's top of rack products are lossless, low latency and low power.


IBM RackSwitch G7028

The RackSwitch™ G7028 is a top-of-rack switch specifically designed for the data center. It combines performance, server-like airflow for cooling and low power consumption at an attractive price point.

Warranty 3-year next business day replacement, phone support and software upgrades
Ports 24 × 1 GbE (24 RJ-45), 4 × 10 GbE SFP+
Max Thru-put (bidirectional)/latency 128 Gbps/3.3 microseconds
Redundancy Optional external redundant power supply

IBM RackSwitch G8052

The RackSwitch G8052 is a top-of-rack switch specifically designed for the data center. It combines great performance, server-like airflow for cooling and low power consumption in a virtualization-ready package available at an attractive price.

Warranty 3-year next business day replacement, phone support and software upgrades
Max Thru-put (bidirectional) Gbps 176 Gbps/1.8 microseconds
Ports 48 × 1 GbE (48RJ-45), 4 × 10 GbE SFP+
Redundancy Redundant power and fans standard

IBM RackSwitch G8124E

The RackSwitch G8124E is designed with top performance in mind. The low-latency switch provides line-rate, high-bandwidth switching, filtering and traffic queuing without delaying data

Warranty 3-year next business day advanced replacement with phone support and 3-year software upgrades
Max Thru-put (bidirectional) Gbps 480 Gbps/570 nanoseconds
Ports 24 1/10GbE SFP+
Redundancy Redundant power supplies and fans come standard

IBM RackSwitch G8264

The RackSwitch G8264 is a 10 Gb/40 Gb top of rack switch specifically designed for applications requiring the highest performance. It combines state of the art 1.28 Tbps throughput with up to sixty-four 10 Gb SFP+ connections in an ultra-dense 1U form factor.

Warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9×5, service upgrades available
Max Thru-put (bidirectional) Gbps 1.28 Tbps/880 nanoseconds
Ports 48 × 10 GbE SFP+, 4 × 40 GbE QSFP+
Redundancy Redundant power and fans standard

IBM System Networking components can be conveniently ordered using Power Systems machine type models (MTM) and feature codes to aid in configuration and simplify fulfillment.

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