Mellanox InfiniBand FDR Switches

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Low latency for high-performing networks

Enable multiple subnets with Mellanox InfiniBand switch devices that provide up to 56Gb/s full bidirectional bandwidth per port.

Mellanox InfiniBand FDR Switches



  • Height: 1U

    Link Speed: 56Gb/s

    Interface Type: QSFP+

    Ports: 12
    Switching Capacity: 1.3Tb/s
    Management: Yes, 648 nodes
    Management Ports: 1
    PSU Redundancy: Optional
    Fan Redundancy: No
    Integrated Gateway: Optional

    Ports: 36
    Switching Capacity: 4.032Tb/s
    Management: No
    Management Ports: No
    PSU Redundancy: Yes
    Fan Redundancy: Yes
    Integrated Gateway: No

    Ports: 36
    Switching Capacity: 4.032Tb/s
    Management: Yes, 648 nodes
    Management Ports: 2
    PSU Redundancy: Yes
    Fan Redundancy: Yes
    Integrated Gateway: Optional
Mellanox InfiniBand - Speed up server interconnects

Speed up server interconnects

The Mellanox SX6000 family of top-of-rack InfiniBand switches delivers high performance, low latency, port density and complete fabric management solutions. The SX6000 series is designed to enable compute clusters and converged data centers to operate at any scale while reducing operational costs and infrastructure complexity.
Mellanox InfiniBand - Scalable, compatible high-bandwidth performance

Scalable, compatible high-bandwidth performance

Mellanox SX6000 14 data rate (FDR) switches carry converged traffic with assured bandwidth and granular quality of service (QoS). They enable you to build scalable, cost-effective switch fabrics, ranging from small clusters to hundreds of nodes.
  • Fit into industry-standard racks to scale-out leading computing solutions.
  • Ensure maximum effective fabric bandwidth by eliminating congestion hot spots through static and adaptive routing and advanced congestion management.
  • Enable multiple subnets with 12 or 36 ports.
  • Provide high-performance connectivity with support for 56Gb/s port speeds.
Mellanox InfiniBand - Key benefits

Key benefits include:

  • Software defined network (SDN) support
  • Industry-leading switch platform for performance, power and density
  • Energy- and cost-saving design
  • Quick and easy setup and management
  • Fabric congestion removal for maximized performance
  • Fabric management for cluster and converged I/O applications
Mellanox InfiniBand - Ultimate performance and flexibility

Ultimate performance and flexibility

  • High bandwidth with ultra-low latency for extreme server efficiency and application productivity, especially high-performance computing (HPC) applications
  • 12 and 36-port configurations running at 56Gb/s per port, with the ability to build clusters that scale to hundreds of nodes
  • Optimal cluster and data center performance with high availability and reliability via Mellanox Unified Fabric Manager (UFM)
  • Error-free fabrics
  • Granular QoS for cluster, LAN and SAN traffic
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Mellanox InfiniBand - SX6036 36-port Managed 56Gb/s InfiniBand/VPI Switch SX6036 36-port Managed 56Gb/s InfiniBand/VPI Switch

The SX6036 is an ideal choice for top-of-rack leaf connectivity or for building small- to medium-sized clusters.

Key features include: 
 • Delivers low port-to-port latency and up to 4Tb/s of non-blocking bandwidth for high-performance computing (HPC) environments and enterprise data centers (EDC)
 • Virtual protocol interconnect (VPI) that simplifies systems by serving multiple fabrics
 • Enhanced Ethernet connectivity for Dell PowerEdge PCIe Gen3 servers
Mellanox InfiniBand - SX6025 36-port 56Gb/s InfiniBand/VPI SwitchSX6025 36-port 56Gb/s InfiniBand/VPI Switch

The SX6025 is an ideal choice for top-of-rack leaf connectivity or for building small- to extremely large-sized clusters.

Key features include: 
 • Increased computing efficiency via static routing, adaptive routing and congestion control
 • Reversible airflow for data centers with different thermal designs
 • Cost-efficiency for building high-performance clusters and data centers
Mellanox InfiniBand - SX6012 12-port 56Gb/s InfiniBand/VPI SwitchSX6012 12-port 56Gb/s InfiniBand/VPI Switch

The SX6012 is an ideal choice for high performance in smaller departmental or back-end clustering, such as storage, database and GPGPU clusters.

Key features include:
 • FDR-10 link speed supporting 20% more bandwidth than QDR
 • Onboard subnet manager for out-of-the-box fabric bring-up for up to 648 nodes
 • Virtual protocol interconnect (VPI) to simplify data center I/O design
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