IBM System Networking RackSwitch G8124E

Ultra-low-latency, high-performance 10 Gb top-of-rack switch

Performance 100% line-rate performance
Ultralow latency of 570 nanoseconds
480 Gbps non-blocking switching throughput (full duplex)
Hardware features
Versions System x Power & Storage
Rear-to-Front (7309BR6)
Front-to-Rear (7309BF7)
Rear-to-Front (1455-24E)
Interface options Twenty-four 10 G SFP+ fiber connectors
2 × 10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ45 and 1 mini-USB port for management
Form factor 1U
Dimensions 17.3" wide, 15" deep, 1U high
Weight 6.40 kg (14.08 lb)
Airflow Front-to-rear or rear-to-front cooling. Variable speed fans automatically adjust as needed, helping to reduce energy consumption.
Power The AC-powered G8124E has dual load-sharing internal power modules, 50 - 60 Hz, 100 - 240 V AC auto-switching per module.
The nominal power for AC models ranges from 115 W to 168 W depending upon the speed of the port (1 Gb/10 Gb), type of transceivers (SR or DAC) and number of active ports.
Warranty 3-year next business day advanced replacement with phone support and 3-year software upgrades.
Service upgrades and extensions available
Environmental specifications
Temperature Ambient operating: 0° C to +40° C
Relative humidity Non-condensing, operating 10 to 90%
Altitude Operating 3,050 m (10,000 feet)
Acoustic noise Fewer than 65 dB
Heat dissipation 1100 BTU/hour (maximum)
Mean time between failures (MTBF) 189,060 hrs with ambient operating temperature of 40° C*
Software features: For a comprehensive software feature list of the G8124E/G8124, refer to the IBM System Networking Operating System datasheet at:

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