IBM System Networking RackSwitch G8316

Hardware features
Versions System x Power & Storage
Rear-to-Front: 8036ARX (HVEC) / 8036-HC2 (XCC)
Front-to-Rear: 8036AFX (HVEC) / 8036-HC1 (XCC)
Rear-to-Front: 1611-16E
Performance 100% line rate performance, less than 1 microsecond latency
1.28 Tbps nonblocking switching throughput (full duplex)
960 Mpps
Interface options 16×40 Gb QSFP+ ports
Up to 64×10 Gb SFP+ ports with optional breakout cables
Form factor 1 U
Dimensions 17.3 in. wide, 19.0 in. deep, 1U high
Weight 9.98 kg (22 lb)
Power Dual load-sharing hot-swap internal power modules, 50 - 60 Hz, 100 - 240 V ac auto switching per module.
Typical power consumption of 330 W
Redundancy Standard redundant power supplies and fans
Virtualization VMready, Virtual Fabric+ Support
Warranty One-year next business day replacement with phone support and software upgrades
Service upgrades and extensions available
Environmental specifications
Temperature Ambient operating: 0ºC to + 40ºC
Relative humidity Noncondensing, operating 10% to 90%
Altitude Operating 3,050 m (10,000 ft)
Heat dissipation 1127 BTU/hour (typical)
Mean time between failures (MTBF) 165,990 hours @ 40°C†
Software features: For details on the G8316 comprehensive software feature list, refer to the IBM System Networking Operating System datasheet at
Associated Options
    System x Power & Storage
QSFP+ Options IBM QSFP+ SR4 Transceiver 49Y7884 EB27
  IBM QSFP+ LR4 Transceiver 00D6222  
  1m IBM QSFP+ DAC Breakout Cable 49Y7886 EB24
  3m IBM QSFP+ DAC Breakout Cable 49Y7887 EB25
  5m IBM QSFP+ DAC Breakout Cable 49Y7888 EB26
  1m IBM QSFP+ to QSFP+ Cable 49Y7890 EB2B
  3m IBM QSFP+ to QSFP+ Cable 49Y7891 EB2H
  5m IBM QSFP+ to QSFP+ Cable 00D5810 ECBN
  7m IBM QSFP+ to QSFP+ Cable 00D5813 ECBP
Optical cables 10m IBM Passive QSFP+ MTP Optical Cable 90Y3519 EB2J
  30m IBM Passive QSFP+ MTP Optical Cable 90Y3521 EB2K
Rack kit IBM System Networking Adjustable 19" 4 Post Rail Kit 00D6185 EU27

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