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Dell Networking MXL 10/40GbE blade switch

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Consolidate virtualization benefits in M1000e blade deployments and apply more bandwidth to critical network links with the Dell Networking MXL 10/40GbE switch.

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Dell Networking MXL Blade Switch - For M1000e systems
Improve infrastructure performance.
Help ensure high-speed support for the growing number of required virtual machines (VMs) per physical server with standards-based 10/40GbE connectivity.
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Improve system flexibility.
Help reduce capital and operational costs as well as improve data center flexibility and utilization by deploying a converged network.
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Maximize functionality.
Virtualize, automate and orchestrate networking functions and services with the reliable and feature-rich Dell Networking Operating System (FTOS).
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Dell Networking MXL Blade Switch-For M1000e blade systems
Operate with confidence.
Help reduce cost and complexity by simplifying management using the Dell Networking MXL 10/40GbE switch.
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Plan for the future.
Help protect your investment. Harness industry standards and technologies for seamless integration while future-proofing the data center solution.
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Dell Networking MXL Blade Switch For M1000e blade systems – Services & Support
Global services and support
Dell Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and professional solutions work harder for you. The Dell Services team delivers distinctive capabilities, including full data migration solutions to facilitate consolidation from multiple file systems. Dell takes a holistic view of your needs and designs solutions for your environment and organization objectives, and uses established delivery methods, local talent and in-depth domain knowledge to help lower your total cost of ownership.
4-port FC8 Flex IO module4-port FC Flex IO module
– 2/4/8Gb FC SFP+ optics
– 4 ports of 8Gb FC offering up to 32Gb FC traffic per module (max 64Gb of FC throughput per MXL)
– NPIV Proxy Gateway (NPG)*
4-port SFP+ module4-port SFP+ module
– 1GbE and 10GbE ports
– 10GbE optical and DAC copper twinax
4-port 10GBASE-T module4-port 10GBASE-T module
– 1GbE and 10GbE ports
– Supports auto-negotiation
– RJ45/Cat6a copper
2-port QSFP+ module2-port QSFP+ module
– 2 x 40GbE ports
– 10GbE support using breakout cables

Port Attributes

  • 4 optional FlexIO plug-in modules giving flexible media choices:
        - 2 port QSFP+ module (in 4x10GbE breakout mode)
        - 4-port SFP+ 10GbE module
        - 4-port 10GBase-T 10GbE copper module (1/10GB, only 1 module of this type is supported per IOA
        - 4-port Fibre Channel module (2/4/8G)

    1 USB (Type A) port for storage
    1 USB (Type A) port for console/management

Performance

  • MAC addresses: 128K
    IPv4 routes: 16K
    Switch fabric capacity: 1.28 Tbps (full-duplex)
    Forwarding capacity: 960 Mpps
    Link aggregation: Up to 16 Members per group, 128 LAG groups
    Queues per port: 4 queues
    VLANs: 4094
    Line-rate Layer 2 switching: all protocols, including IPv4
    Line-rate Layer 3 routing: IPv4
    ACLs: 2K ingress, 1k egress
    Packet buffer memory: 9MB
    CPU memory: 2GB

    Stacking
    Stacked units: Up to 6 MXLs (using 40GbE ports only)
    Stacking bandwidth: Up to 320Gbps (using 2 x 40GbE ring)
    Stacking topology: Ring and daisy chain

     

    Virtual Link Trunking (VLT): mVLT and L2/L3 over VLT

    IEEE compliance
    802.1AB LLDP
    802.1p L2 Prioritization
    802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T)
    802.3ad Link Aggregation with LACP
    802.3ae 10GbE (10GBase-X)
    802.3ba 40GbE (40GBase-SR4, 40GBase-CR4) on optical ports
    802.3u Fast Ethernet (100Base-TX)
    802.3x Flow Control
    802.3z Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-X)
    ANSI/TIA-1057 LLDP-MED
    MTU 12KB

Availability

  • 802.1D Bridging, STP
    802.1s MSTP
    802.1w RSTP
    2338 VRRP

    Layer 3 Routing

    1058 RIPv1
    2453 RIPv2
    2154 MD5 (OSPF)
    1587 NSSA (OSPF)
    2328 OSPFv2
    4222 Prioritization and Congestion Avoidance

    VLAN
    802.1Q VLAN Tagging, Double VLAN Tagging, GVRP
    802.3ac Frame Extensions for VLAN Tagging
    Dell Networking PVST+
    Native VLAN

    Data center bridging
    IEEE 802.1Qbb Priority-Based Flow Contrl (PFC)
    IEEE 802.1Qaz Enhanced Transmission Selection (ETS)
    Data Center Bridging eXchange (DCBx)
    DCBx Application TLV (iSCSI, FCoE)

    Fiber channel
    NPIV Proxy Gateway (NPG)
    Fiber Channel port types : N
    Bridging to FC SAN
    Up to 8 FCoE_Maps per switch
    FCoE features
    Native FCoE forwarding
    FCoE Initialization Protocol (FIP) v1
    FCoE Transit (FIP Snooping Bridge)
    FCoE to FC Forwarding
    Dynamic FCoE to FC Load Balancing



    IEEE Compliance
    802.1AB LLDP
    802.1p L2 Prioritization
    802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet (1000BASE-T)
    802.3ad Link Aggregation with LACP
    802.3ae 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GBASE-X)
    802.3ba 40 Gigabit Ethernet
    802.3u Fast Ethernet (100BASE-TX)
    802.3x Flow Control
    802.3z Gigabit Ethernet (1000BASE-X)
    ANSI/TIA-1057 LLDP-MED
    MTU 12K bytes

    General IPv4 Protocols
    768 UDP
    791 IPv4
    792 ICMP
    793 TCP
    826 ARP
    1027 Proxy ARP
    1035 DNS (client)
    1042 Ethernet Transmission
    1191 Path MTU Discovery
    1305 NTPv3
    1519 CIDR
    1542 BOOTP (relay)
    1812 Routers
    1858 IP Fragment Filtering
    2131 DHCP (relay)
    3021 31-bit Prefixes
    3046 DHCP Option 82
    3069 Private VLAN
    3128 Tiny Fragment Attack Protection

    Storage
    DCB
    DCBx
    iSCSI
    FIP snooping

    Open Automation
    Bare Metal Provisioning

Security

  • 854 Telnet
    959 FTP
    1321 MD5
    1350 TFTP
    2474 Differentiated Services
    2856 RADIUS
    3164 Syslog

Chassis

  • Single-wide I/O module for M1000e blade enclosure
    Ring stacking topology with dynamic master election

Standards Supported

  • MIB Support

    1155 SMIv1
    1156 Internet MIB
    1157 SNMPv1
    1212 Concise MIB Definitions
    1215 SNMP Traps
    1493 Bridges MIB
    1850 OSPFv2 MIB
    1901 Community-based SNMPv2
    2011 IP MIB
    2012 TCP MIB
    2013 UDP MIB
    2096 IP Forwarding Table MIB
    2570 SNMPv3
    2571 Management Frameworks
    2572 Message Processing and
    Dispatching
    2575 SNMPv3 VACM
    2576 Coexistence Between SNMPv1/v2/v3
    2578 SMIv2
    2579 Textual Conventions for SMIv2
    2580 Conformance Statements for SMIv2
    2618 RADIUS Authentication MIB
    2665 Ethernet-like Interfaces MIB
    2674 Extended Bridge MIB
    2787 VRRP MIB
    2819 RMON MIB (groups 1, 2, 3, 9)
    2863 Interfaces MIB
    3273 RMON High Capacity MIB
    3416 SNMPv2
    3418 SNMP MIB
    3434 RMON High Capacity Alarm MIB
    ANSI/TIA-1057 LLDP-MED MIB
    IEEE 802.1AB LLDP MIB
    IEEE 802.1AB LLDP DOT1 MIB
    IEEE 802.1AB LLDP DOT3 MIB
    sFlow.org sFlowv5
    Dell Networking -IF-EXTENSION-MIB
    Dell Networking -LINKAGG-MIB
    Dell Networking -COPY-CONFIG-MIB
    Dell Networking -MON-MIB
    Dell Networking -PRODUCTS-MIB
    Dell Networking -MS-CHASSIS-MIB
    Dell Networking -SMI
    Dell Networking -SYSTEM-COMPONEN-MIB
    Dell Networking -TC-MIB
    Dell Networking -TRAP-ALARM-MIB
    Dell Networking -FIPSNOOPING-MIB
    Dell Networking -DCB-MIB
    LLDP-EXT-DOT1-DCBX-MIB
    IEEE 8021-PFC-MIB
    DELLl_ITA.REC_1_1.MIB
    F10-JUMPSTART-MIB
    Dell Networking -MSTP-MIB

Environmental Operating Conditions

  • Power supply: 100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz
    Max. thermal output: 955.36 BTU/h
    Max. current draw per system: 2 A at 100/120 VAC, 1 A at 200/240 VAC
    Max. power consumption: 123 Watts

    ISO 7779 A-weighted sound pressure level: 59.6 dBA at 73.4°F (23°C)
    Operating temperature: 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
    Operating humidity: 10 to 85% (RH), non-condensing
    Max. non-operating specifications: Storage temperature: –40° to 158°F (–40° to 70°C)
    Storage humidity: 5 to 95% (RH), non-condensing

Regulatory

  • UL/CSA 60950-1, Second Edition
    EN 60950-1, Second Edition
    IEC 60950-1, Second Edition Including all
    National Deviations and Group Differences
    EN 60825-1 Safety of Laser Products Part 1:
    Equipment Classification Requirements and
    User's Guide Optical Fibre Communication
    Systems
    FDA Regulation 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11
    Emissions
    Australia/New Zealand: AS/NZS CISPR 22: 2006,
    Class A
    Canada: ICES-003, Issue-4, Class A
    Europe: EN 55022: 2006+A1:2007
    (CISPR 22: 2006), Class A
    Japan: VCCI V3/2009 Class A
    USA: FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Subpart B:2009,
    Class A
    EN 300 386 V1.4.1:2008 EMC for Network
    Equipment
    EN 55024: 1998 + A1: 2001 + A2: 2003
    EN 61000-3-2: Harmonic Current Emissions
    EN 61000-3-3: Voltage Fluctuations and
    Flicker
    EN 61000-4-2: ESD
    EN 61000-4-3: Radiated Immunity
    EN 61000-4-4: EFT
    EN 61000-4-5: Surge
    EN 61000-4-6: Low Frequency Conducted
    Immunity
    All components are RoHS compliant

    Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets 
    Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
    Dell and the Environment


Assessment

Using specialized software, Dell professionals can pinpoint issues and expose flaws in your wired or wireless network. A report will then be issued that includes recommendations on how to improve performance, optimize devices and solutions to other identified problems.
Assessment
AssessmentNetwork Discovery
Is your network complex and coiled? Dell can perform a detailed network evaluation to expose design flaws and give you advice on how to architect the future.
Network DiscoveryTraffic Analysis
Network running slow? We’ll conduct an in-depth analysis to uncover network latency and performance issues of specific servers and applications.
Traffic AnalysisWireless Site Survey
Great wireless connectivity starts with a detailed site survey. Dell can analyze RF interference, identify optimal placement of devices, and recommend the best design.
SecurityNetwork Security Assessment
The network is under constant attack. Let our experts examine and uncover any potential holes in the network and provide a comprehensive security design assessment. Contact Dell for more information

Deployment

The Dell standardized deployment service guarantees that set-up and optimization is done correctly so that you can launch faster and focus on daily business
Deployment
Hardware InstallationHardware Installation
Mounting and cabling of wired and wireless devices can be tedious and time-consuming. Let Dell install it for you so you know it’s done right.
ConfigurationConfiguration
Setting up network protocols, and policies can be tricky. Dell certified network professionals can configure and optimize your new hardware remotely or onsite.
Multi-vendor IntegrationMulti-vendor Integration
Dell open systems architecture allows you to interconnect existing network infrastructure from Cisco, HP, Juniper, and others. Our experts will seamlessly weave it all together so you don’t have to.

Support

Dell offers a variety of onsite and remote support options that can be added at time of purchase. Dell ProSupport ensures problems are diagnosed and resolved by experts.
Support
Onsite and Remote Assistance Onsite and Remote Assistance
Get immediate access to Dell ProSupport professionals who can help you troubleshoot and diagnose issues that may arise in your network.
ServicesManaged Services
Free yourself to focus on the business and allow Dell to manage your network with dedicated professional support.
Education ServicesEducation Services
Learn practical knowledge and operational techniques.

Consulting

When you need expert technical guidance, you can count on Dell. Our remote consulting team can help solve complex issues no matter where you're located. Plus, you can take advantage of the flexible pay-per-incident option.
Consulting
Networking WorkshopNetworking Workshop
Get professional insight with a half-day collaborative whiteboard session to discuss potential improvements. Contact us to request a workshop.
Remote ConsultingRemote Consulting
For those times when you need a little extra technical guidance, certified experts are available to discuss system design or help resolve complex
issues.
Available Remote Consulting Services
  • Access Distribution Networking
  • Virtualization
  • Gateway and Security
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Wireless Networking
  • Systems Management
  • Core Layer/MPLS Networking
  • Data Protection and Recovery
  • Storage Area Networking (SAN)
  • Storage Technologies
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