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Dell Networking S-Series Managed Switches

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Accelerate the migration to higher performance with Dell Networking S-Series 1/10/40GbE switches.

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Legend: S — Standard, N — Not Available
PerformanceS4810S4820TS5000S6000
MAC Address128,000128,000128,000160,000
IPv4 routes16,00016,00016,00016,000
IPv6 routes8K (shared CAM space with IPv4)8K (shared CAM space with IPv4)8K (shared CAM space with IPv4)8K (shared CAM space with IPv4)
Switching fabric capacity1.28 Tbps (full-duplex)
640 Gbps (half-duplex)
1.28 Tbps (full-duplex)
640 Gbps (half-duplex)
1.28 Tbps (full-duplex)
640 Gbps (half-duplex)
2.56 Tbps (full-duplex)
1.28 Tbps (half-duplex)
User traffic capacity960 Mpps960 Mpps960 Mpps1462 Mpps
Link aggregation8 links per group, 128 groups per stack8 links per group, 128 groups per stack8 links per group, 128 groups per stack8 links per group, 128 groups per stack
Stacking capacity160Gbps160Gbps160Gbps160Gbps
Queues per port4 queues4 queues4 queues8 queues
VLANs4,0004,0004,0004,000
Line-rate Layer 2 switching — All protocols, including IPv4 and IPv6SSSS
Line-rate Layer 3 routing — IPv4 and IPv6SSSS
LAG load balancing — Based on Layer 2, IPv4 or IPv6 headersSSSS
Switching latency800ns3.3us800ns600ns
Packet buffer memory9MB9MB9MB12MB
CPU memory2GB2GB2GB4GB
IPv4 host table size4,0008,0008,00048,000
IPv6 host table size4,0008,0008,00032,000
IPv4 Multicast table size4,0008,0008,00064,000
AvailabilityS4810S4820TS5000S6000
Ring stacking topology with dynamic master electionSSSN
Dual modular slots with up to four 10 GbE portsSSSN
Link aggregation across stack membersSSSS
Built-in power redundancySSSS
Hot swappable redundant AC or DC powerSSSS
Hot swappable redundant fansSSSS
ChassisS4810S4820TS5000S6000
Line-rate ports48 - 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ports48 - 10 GBASE-T ports48 - 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ports & FC/FCoE ports32 ports of 40GbE or in breakout mode, 104x10GbE or 96x10GbE and 8x40GbE
SFP Ports4 - 40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP+ ports4 - 40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP+ ports4 - 40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP+ ports32 - 40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP+ ports
1 RJ45 console/management port with RS232 signalingSSSS
1 RJ45 Ethernet management portNNNS
USB PortsNNSS
2 line-rate ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet XFP ModulesNNNN
2 line-rate ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet CX4 ModulesNNNN
2 line-rate ports 12 Gigabit Stacking ModulesNNNN
2 line-rate ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ModulesNNNN
1 line-rate port 24 Gigabit Stacking ModulesNNNN
Dimensions S4810S4820TS5000S6000
Size1 RU, 1.73 h x 17.32 w x 18.11" d (4.4 h x 44 w x 46 cm d)1 RU, 1.71 h x 17.09 w x 18.11" d (4.35 h x 43.4 w x 46 cm d)1RU, 1.73 h x 17.32 w x 28" d (4.4 h x 44 w x 46 cm d)RU, 1.73 h x 17.32 w x 18.11" d (4.39 h x 43.99 w x 46 cm d)
Weight14.39 lbs (6.54 kg)21.7 lbs (9.86 kg)34 lb (15.42 kg)14.41 lbs (6.54 kg)
ISO 7779 A-weighted sound pressure level59.6 dBA at 73.4°F (23°C)65 dBA at 78.8°F (26°C)59.6 dBA at 73.4°F (23°C)20 dBA at 73.4°F (23°C)
Environmental S4810S4820TS5000S6000
Operating temperature:
32° to 122°F (0° to 50°C)
32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)32° to 113°F (0° to 45°C)32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)32° to 113°F (0° to 45°C)
Operating humidity:
10 to 85% (RH), noncondensing
10 to 85% (RH), noncondensing10 to 90% (RH), noncondensing10 to 85% (RH), noncondensing10 to 90% (RH), noncondensing
Storage temperature:
–40° to 158°F (–40° to 70°C)
SSSS
Storage humidity:
5 to 95% (RH), noncondensing
SSSS
PowerS4810S4820TS5000S6000
Power supply100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz
-48 to -60 VDC
100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Max. thermal output:955.36 BTU/h1433 BTU/h1878 BTU/h1265.9 BTU/h
Max. current draw per system2 A at 100/120 VAC, 1 A at 200/240 VAC4.2A at 100/120VAC, 2.1A at 200/240VAC, 1.04A at 40.5VDC, 7A at 60VDC 7A at 100/120VAC, 3.5A at 200/240VAC, 15.2A at -46VDC, 11.7A at -60VDC 3.8A at 100/120 VAC, 1.6A at 200/240 VAC
Max. power consumption350 Watts460 Watts550 Watts371 Watts
Max. PoE powerNNNN
ReliabilityNNNN
SafetyS4810S4820TS5000S6000
EN 60825-1 Safety of Laser Products Part 1: EquipmentSSSS
EN 60825-2 Safety of Laser Products Part 2: Safety ofSSSS
EN 60950-1, Second EditionSSSS
Equipment Classification Requirements and User's GuideSSSS
FDA Regulation 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11SSSS
IEC 60950-1, Second Edition Including all NationalSSSS
Optical Fibre Communication SystemsSSSS
UL/CSA 60950-1, Second EditionSSSS
Emissions S4810S4820TS5000S6000
Australia/New Zealand: AS/NZS CISPR 22: 2009, Class ASSSS
Canada: ICES-003, Issue-4, Class ASSSS
Europe: EN 55022: 2006+A1:2007 (CISPR 22: 2006), Class ASSSS
Japan: VCCI V3/2009 Class ASSSS
USA: FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Subpart B:2009, Class ASSSS
Immunity S4810S4820TS5000S6000
EN 300 386 V1.4.1: 2008 EMC for Network EquipmentSSSS
EN 55024: 1998 + A1: 2001 + A2: 2003SSSS
EN 61000-3-2: Harmonic Current EmissionsSSSS
EN 61000-3-3:Voltage Fluctuations and FlickerSSSS
EN 61000-4-2: ESDSSSS
EN 61000-4-3: Radiated ImmunitySSSS
EN 61000-4-4: EFTSSSS
EN 61000-4-5: SurgeSSSS
EN 61000-4-6: Low Frequency Conducted ImmunitySSSS
RoHS S4810S4820TS5000S6000
All S Series components are EU RoHS compliant.SSSS

Regulatory information:
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets (in English)
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page (in English)
Dell and the Environment (in English)
Legend: S — Standard, N — Not Available
PerformanceS55S60
MAC Address32K32K
IPv4 routes16,00016,000
IPv6 routes8,0008,000
Switching fabric capacity192 Gbps176 Gbps
User traffic capacity144 Mpps132 Mpps
Link aggregation8 links per group, 128 groups per stack8 links per group, 128 groups per stack
Stacking capacity48 Gbps per stack member96 Gbps per stack member
Queues per port4 queues4 queues
VLANs with 4096 tag value support10241024
Line-rate Layer 2 switching — All protocols, including IPv4 and IPv6SS
Line-rate Layer 3 routing — IPv4 and IPv6SS
LAG load balancing — Based on Layer 2, IPv4 or IPv6 headersSS
Switching latency<5 µs for 64 byte frames<9 µs for 64 byte frames
Packet buffer memory4MB1.25GB
CPU memory2GB2GB
IPv4 host table sizeN/AN/A
IPv6 host table sizeN/AN/A
IPv4 Multicast table sizeN/AN/A
AvailabilityS55S60
Ring stacking topology with dynamic master electionSS
Dual modular slots with up to four 10 GbE portsSS
Link aggregation across stack membersSS
Built-in power redundancySS
Hot swappable redundant AC or DC powerSS
Hot swappable redundant fansNS
ChassisS55S60
Line-rate ports44 - 10/100/1000 Base-T ports44 RJ45 10/100/1000 Base-T ports
SFP Ports44
1 RJ45 console/management port with RS232 signalingSS
1 RJ45 Ethernet management portNN
USB Ports2 USB 2.0 ports (1 USB A, 1 USB B)2 USB 2.0 ports (1 USB A, 1 USB B)
2 line-rate ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet XFP ModulesNN
2 line-rate ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet CX4 ModulesNN
2 line-rate ports 12 Gigabit Stacking ModulesSN
2 line-rate ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ModulesSS
1 line-rate port 24 Gigabit Stacking ModulesNS
DimensionsS55 S60
Size1 RU, 1.7 h x 17.32 w x 18.06" d (4.3 h x 44 w x 45.87 cm d)1 RU, 1.7 h x 17.32 w x 20.5" d (4.3 h x 44 w x 52.07 cm d)
Weight14.39 lbs (6.54 kg)14.39 lbs (6.54 kg)
ISO 7779 A-weighted sound pressure level59.6 dBA at 73.4°F (23°C)59.6 dBA at 73.4°F (23°C)
Environmental S55S60
Operating temperature:SS
32° to 122°F (0° to 50°C)SS
Operating humidity:SS
10 to 85% (RH), noncondensingSS
Storage temperature:SS
–40° to 158°F (–40° to 70°C)SS
Storage humidity:SS
5 to 95% (RH), noncondensingSS
PowerS55S60
Power supply100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz, –44 to -60 VDC100–240 VAC 50/60 Hz, –44 to -60 VDC
Max. thermal output:443 BTU/h531 BTU/h
Max. current draw per system2 A at 100/120 VAC, 1 A at 200/240 VAC, 3.6 A at -48 VDC2 A at 100/120 VAC, 1 A at 200/240 VAC, 3.6 A at -48 VDC
Max. power consumption130 WN
Max. PoE powerNN
ReliabilityMTBF 169,315 hoursMTBF 169,315 hours
SafetyS55S60
EN 60825-1 Safety of Laser Products Part 1: EquipmentSS
EN 60825-2 Safety of Laser Products Part 2: Safety ofSS
EN 60950-1, Second EditionSS
Equipment Classification Requirements and User's GuideNN
FDA Regulation 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11SS
IEC 60950-1, Second Edition Including all NationalSS
Optical Fibre Communication SystemsNN
UL/CSA 60950-1, Second EditionSS
Emissions S55S60
Australia/New Zealand: AS/NZS CISPR 22: 2006, Class ASS
Canada: ICES-003, Issue-4, Class ASS
Europe: EN 55022: 2006 (CISPR 22: 2006), Class ASS
Japan: VCCI V3/2007.04 Class ASS
USA: FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Subpart B, Class ASS
Immunity S55S60
EN 300 386 V1.3.3: 2005 EMC for Network EquipmentSS
EN 55024: 1998 + A1: 2001 + A2: 2003SS
EN 61000-3-2: Harmonic Current EmissionsSS
EN 61000-3-3:Voltage Fluctuations and FlickerSS
EN 61000-4-2: ESDSS
EN 61000-4-3: Radiated ImmunitySS
EN 61000-4-4: EFTSS
EN 61000-4-5: SurgeSS
EN 61000-4-6: Low Frequency Conducted ImmunitySS
RoHS S55S60
All S Series components are EU RoHS compliant.SS

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

Designed for performance

Dell Networking switching technology enables outstanding productivity for virtualized data center and cloud computing environments. The wide range of S-Series switches includes the S6000 10/40G high-density top-of-rack (ToR) switch, a compact 1RU fixed switch with full L2/L3 capability, including Data Center Bridging (DCB) and Virtual Link Trunking (VLT).
Designed for performance

  • Added flexibility to configure 32 x 40GbE ports or 96 x 10GbE plus 8 x 40GbE ports
  • Low latency with superb performance and high density with hardware and software redundancy
  • DCB for reliable, high-performance Ethernet in large data center networks
  • Streamlined connectivity and workflow operation across physical and virtual resources with multi-tenancy capabilities
  • Support for Network Virtualization with VXLAN Gateway hardware support integrated into the switch
  • Integrated automation, scripting and programmatic management for enhanced network flexibility in virtualized environments
Developed for flexibility

Developed for flexibility

The Dell Networking S-Series switches offer a family of products that enable you to find the ideal solution for your specific needs.
  • Deliver versatility with line-rate performance and port densities from 48 x 1/10Gb Base T line-rate ports in the S4820T switches to 32 x 40GbE ports in the S6000
  • Scale quickly with efficient stacking offered in many of the S-Series models, including S4810/S4820T/S5000 (10/40Gb) platforms
  • Powered by our industry-hardened and feature-rich operating system for maximum dependability and uptime
  • Full support for iSCSI storage area networks including support for DCB

Built for cost-effective deployment

Select S-Series Managed 10/40 Gb switches are supported with the Dell Open Automation Framework, a suite of interrelated network management tools that can be used together or independently to provide a flexible, available and manageable network while helping reduce operational expenses.

The Open Automation Framework takes full advantage of Dell FTOS software capabilities to bring network automation into virtual data center environments. This helps the S-Series switches efficiently respond and adapt to changes in application requirements.
Built for cost-effective deployment

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