Leveraging industry innovation, IBM offers a broad choice of Ethernet switch solutions based on open standards that do not incur costly vendor lock-in. IBM Ethernet switch portfolio includes new offerings that extend the popular IBM Virtual Fabric—previously available only for BladeCenter—to your rack-optimized systems including recently announced systems like eX5. And with System x networking solutions, you get a single point of contact for consultation, sourcing and service.

I/O hardware

IBM System Networking 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.


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 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.




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.




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




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.




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.




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.




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



Brocade VDX 6730 Switch for IBM


The Brocade VDX 6730 Switch for IBM connects to Fibre Channel over Ethernet, iSCSI and NAS storage providing unified Ethernet storage connectivity options.




Juniper Networks EX2200 Ethernet Switch


The EX2200 is an economical, high-performance, 1 GbE stand-alone switch for top-of-rack server applications, access-layer deployments in remote offices, and campus networks.




IBM Ethernet Switch J48E


This switch was designed for high-performance server access deployments. A single switch can be deployed initially; as requirements grow, Virtual Chassis technology allows up to ten switches to be interconnected over a 128 Gbps backplane and managed as a single device.




Juniper Networks EX4500 10 GbE Switch


The Juniper Networks EX4500 delivers an easy/nondisruptive migration path from 1 GbE to 10 GbE while maintaining the manageability of a single switch.

I/O virtualization

Virtual Fabric for IBM
System x


IBM Virtual fabric is a fast, flexible, reliable I/O solution that helps reduce cost and complexity in both virtualized and non-virtualized environments.

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