BNT RackSwitch G8124EF - switch - 24 ports - managed - rack-mountable

Mfg. Part: 7309BF7 | CDW Part: 2523218 | UNSPSC: 43222612
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  • Switch
  • L3
  • managed
  • 24 x 10 Gigabit SFP+
  • rack-mountable
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • Switch
  • L3
  • managed
  • 24 x 10 Gigabit SFP+
  • rack-mountable
The RackSwitch G8124E delivers exceptional performance that is both lossless and low latency. In addition, the G8124E delivers excellent cost savings as you consider acquisition costs, energy costs, plus its feature-rich design with when it comes to virtualization, CEE/FCoE, high availability, and its enterprise class Layer 2 and Layer 3 functionality.

With support for 1 Gb Ethernet or 10 Gb Ethernet, the G8124E switch is designed for those clients that are leveraging 10 GbE today or have plans to in the future. This is the first top of rack (TOR) 10 GbE switch designed to support Virtual Fabric, which helps clients significantly reduce cost and complexity when it comes to the I/O requirements of most virtualization deployments today.

Virtual Fabric can help clients reduce the number of multiple I/O adapters down to a single dual-port 10 GbE adapter, in addition to reducing the number of cables and upstream switch ports required. Virtual Fabric allows clients to carve up a dual-port 10 GbE adapter into eight virtual NICs (vNICs) and create dedicated virtual pipes between the adapter and the switch for optimal performance, plus higher availability and better security. This functionality provides the ability to dynamically allocate bandwidth per vNIC in increments of 100 Mb, while being able to adjust over time without downtime.

The G8124E switch is designed to support a number of separate types of configurations from a server or downstream switches: 1 Gb, 10 Gb, virtual NIC, Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE/FCoE), and iSCSI. This single switch can handle all these workloads and can connect to an upstream 1 Gb or 10 Gb infrastructure, or both. The G8124E is designed to support data center bridging (DCB), which is the IEEE's group of protocols that provide Lossless Ethernet and allows for clients to reduce the costs of implementing FCoE by leveraging port aggregation before connecting to more costly upstream gateway devices.

The G8124E can be configured in "easy connect" mode to allow for transparent and simple connectivity to the upstream network, enabling easy connectivity to upstream Cisco, Juniper or other networks without having to change those networks.

Virtual Fabric helps clients reduce costs and complexity in environments where they need four or more NICs per server. A perfect example is virtualization, where clients often need as many as eight NICs per server. The G8124E can help clients reduce the complexity of managing VMs and VM migration with VMready feature that makes the network VM-aware.

Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Connectivity Details Length: 3 m

Cable Details
Included Qty: 1

Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 38.1 cm
Weight: 6.4 kg
Width: 43.9 cm

Environmental Parameters
Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90% (non-condensing)
Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C
Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Brand: BNT
Compatibility: PC
Manufacturer: IBM Networking
Model: RackSwitch G8124EF
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: BNT

Interface Provided
Comments: Management
Connector Type: RJ-45
Qty: 2
Type: 1000Base-T

Qty: 1
Type: Console

Connector Type: SFP+
Qty: 24

Authentication Method: RADIUS , Secure Shell (SSH) , Secure Shell v.2 (SSH2) , TACACS+
Height (Rack Units): 1
MTBF: 189,060 hours
Rack Mounting Kit: Included

Advanced Switching: Layer 3
Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.1ab (LLDP) , IEEE 802.1p , IEEE 802.1Q , IEEE 802.1s , IEEE 802.1w , IEEE 802.3ad (LACP) , IEEE 802.3x
Features: Data Center Bridging (DCB) , Data Center Bridging Exchange (DCBX) support , DHCP support , Fault tolerance , Firmware upgradable , Flow control , Front to back airflow , IGMP snooping , IPv6 support , Jumbo Frames support , LACP support , Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) , LLDP support , Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) support , Port Aggregation Protocol (PAgP) support , Port mirroring , Quality of Service (QoS) , RADIUS support , Rapid Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus (PVRST+) , Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) support , sFlow , SSH support , Trunking , Virtual Route Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) support , VLAN support
Form Factor: Rack-mountable
MAC Address Table Size: 16K entries
Manageable: Yes
Ports Qty: 24
Remote Management Protocol: HTTPS , RMON , SNMP 1 , SNMP 2c , SNMP 3 , TFTP
Routing Protocol: BGP , IGMP , OSPF , RIP-1 , RIP-2 , VRRP
Status Indicators: Status
Subcategory: Network hubs and switches
Subtype: 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Type: Switch

Type: Port-to-port latency
Value: 700 ns

Type: Throughput
Value: 480 Gbps

Qty: 24
Type: 10 Gigabit SFP+

Power Device
Frequency Required: 50/60 Hz
Hot-Plug: Hot-plug
Installed Qty: 2
Max Supported Qty: 2
Nominal Voltage: AC 120/230 V
Power Redundancy: Yes
Power Redundancy Scheme: 1+1
Type: Internal power supply

Support Details Full Contract Period: 3 years
Support Details Type: Limited warranty

Service & Support
Type: 3 years warranty

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