Built with top performance in mind, the RackSwitch™ G8264 is ideal for today’s big data, cloud and optimized workloads. It is an enterprise-class and full-featured data-center switch that delivers line-rate, high-bandwidth switching, filtering, and traffic queuing without delaying data. Large data-center grade buffers keep traffic moving. Redundant power and fans along with numerous high availability features equips the switch for business-sensitive traffic. The G8264 supports VMready® technology, an innovative, standards-based solution to manage virtual machines (VMs) in small to large-scale data center and cloud environments.
The RackSwitch G8264 is ideal for latency-sensitive applications such as high performance computing clusters and financial applications and is a key piece when connecting multiple chassis together with Flex System™ solutions. The G8264 supports stacking for up to eight switches for simplified switch management as well as Virtual Fabric to enable clients to diminish the number of I/O adapters by creating virtual NICs out of a 10 Gb adapter, helping reduce cost and complexity. The G8264 supports the newest protocols—including Data Center Bridging/Converged Enhanced Ethernet (DCB/CEE) for support of Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), in addition to iSCSI and NAS.
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