IBM System Networking

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Connecting Servers, 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 (24RJ-45), 4 × 10 GbE SFP+
Max Thru-put (bidirectional)/latency 128 Gbps/3.3 microseconds
Redundancy Optional external redundant power supply

IBM RackSwitch G7052


The RackSwitch™ G7052 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 48 × 1 GbE (RJ-45), 4 × 10 GbE SFP+
Max Thru-put (bidirectional) 176 Gbps
Redundancy Optional external redundant power supply

IBM RackSwitch G8000


The RackSwitch G8000 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 advance replacement with phone support and 3-year software upgrades
Max Thru-put (bidirectional) Gbps 176 Gbps
Ports 48 x 1 GbE (44 RJ-45 and 4 SFP), and up to 4 x 10 GbE CX4 or SFP+ with optional uplink module
Redundancy Redundant power supplies and fans come standard

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 RackSwitch G8264T


The RackSwitch G8264T is 10GBase-T top of rack switch which provides a flexible and low-cost connectivity option for servers and storage devices.

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/3.2 microseconds
Ports 48 x 10GBase-T, 4x40 GbE QSFP+
Redundancy Redundant power and fans standard

IBM RackSwitch G8264CS


The RackSwitch™ G8264CS simplifies deployment and future growth with its Omni Ports giving clients the choice of 10 Gb Ethernet, 4/8 Gb Fibre Channel or both for upstream connections. It combines state of the art 1.28 Tbps throughput 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)/Latency 1.28 Tbps/Low latency
Ports 36 × 10 GbE SFP+, 12 Omni Ports, 4 × 40 GbE QSFP+
Redundancy Redundant hot-swap power and fans standard

IBM RackSwitch G8316


The RackSwitch G8316 is a 40 Gb top of rack aggregation switch specifically designed for applications requiring the highest performance. It combines state of the art 1.28 Tbps throughput with up to 64 10 Gb SFP+ ports in an ultra-dense 1U form factor.

Warranty One-year next business day replacement, phone support and software upgrades
Max Thru-put (bidirectional) Gbps 1.28 Tbps/less than 1 microsecond
Ports 16×40 GbE QSFP+, 64×10 GbE SFP+
Redundancy Redundant power and fans standard

IBM RackSwitch G8332


The RackSwitch G8332 is a 40 Gb top of rack switch specifically designed for applications requiring the highest performance. It combines state of the art 2.56 Tbps throughput, low latency and the flexibility of 40 Gb QSFP+ or 10 Gb SFP+ connectivity in an ultra-dense 1U form factor.

Warranty 1-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9×5, service upgrades available
Max Thru-put (bidirectional)/latency 2.56 Tbps/ sub 600 nanoseconds
Ports 32 × 40 GbE QSFP+
Redundancy Redundant power and fans standard

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