Mellanox InfiniBand blade switches


Accelerate throughput with InfiniBand blade switches.

Enable high bandwidth and low latency across InfiniBand-connected server nodes in your M1000e blade chassis high-performance computing (HPC) cluster.



Port AttributesMellanox M4001T FDR10Mellanox M4001F FDR
Port Attributes32 auto-negotiating 10, 20, 40Gb/s fully nonblocking InfiniBand ports; 16 internal server ports; up to 16 external QSFP connector ports for use with uplink cables32 auto-negotiating 10, 20, 40, 56Gb/s fully nonblocking InfiniBand ports; 16 internal server ports; up to 16 external QSFP connector ports for use with uplink cables
Passive copper cableSS
Optical media adapter and active cable supportSS
Port and system status LED indicatorsSS
Per port status LEDs: Link, activitySS
System status LEDs: System status, powerSS
PerformanceMellanox M4001T FDR10Mellanox M4001F FDR
Simultaneous wire-speed any port to any portSS
Single port transmit and receive bit rate41.25Gb/s56.25Gb/s
Single port transmit and receive effective data rate40.0Gb/s54.54Gb/s
Total switching bandwidth2.560Tb/s3.584Tb/s
Quality of ServiceMellanox M4001T FDR10Mellanox M4001F FDR
Fine grained end-to-end QoSSS
Advanced scheduling engine supports quality of service for up to 9 traffic classes 9 virtual lanesSS
8 dataSS
1 managementSS
Other SwitchingMellanox M4001T FDR10Mellanox M4001F FDR
IBTA SpecificationNA1.3 compliant
Integrated subnet manager agentSS
Linear forwarding tableSS
256 to 4Kb MTUSS
48K entry linear forwarding data baseSS
Hot-swappable, enabling expansion without server interruptionSS
Adaptive routingSS
ManagementMellanox M4001T FDR10Mellanox M4001F FDR
Diagnostic and debug toolsSS
Port mirroringSS
Unmanaged switch supports OpenSM or third-party subnet managersSS
DimensionsMellanox M4001T FDR10Mellanox M4001F FDR
Height x Width x Depth272.54 x 29.45 x 255.02 mm272.54 x 29.45 x 255.02 mm
Inches10.73 x 1.16 x 10.04 in.10.73 x 1.16 x 10.04 in.

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Note: Mellanox OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution (OFED) software stack contains a subnet manager along with switch management tools
Add high-bandwidth, low-latency InfiniBand switches to your Dell M1000e blade chassis.
Add high-bandwidth, low-latency InfiniBand switches to your Dell M1000e blade chassis.

Get the most data throughput available in a Dell M1000e blade chassis with a Mellanox InfiniBand blade switch. Designed for low-latency and high-bandwidth applications in high performance computing (HPC) and high-performance data center environments, InfiniBand switches offer 16 internal and 16 external ports to help eliminate the bottlenecks common to other switch designs.

Choose from three single-wide Mellanox InfiniBand blade switches, each offering non-blocking throughput and IBTA management compatibility:

Mellanox M4001T FDR10 InfiniBand Blade Switch
Per-port bit rate: 41.25 Gb/s
Per-port data throughput: 40 Gb/s

Mellanox M4001F FDR InfiniBand Blade Switch
Per-port bit rate: 56.25 Gb/s
Per-port data throughput: 54.54 Gb/s

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