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PowerConnect B-Series Family

PowerConnect B-Series Family
The value of a second network vendor
Solving issues across your multi-vendor network
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PowerConnect B Ethernet Switches
Advanced Ethernet 4/8/16-slot enterprise router
Managed 10 Gigabit CEE/DCB Ethernet
Managed Advanced Ethernet Chassis Switches
4 Slot 8 Gbps Backbone Modular/Aggregation Chassis Switch
PowerConnect B Ethernet Switches
Bring high performance and intelligence to the data center network
Advanced Ethernet 4/8/16-slot enterprise router
PowerConnect B-MLXe Family Products
Managed 10 Gigabit CEE/DCB Ethernet
PowerConnect B-8000 Family Products
Managed Advanced Ethernet Chassis Switches
PowerConnect B-RX Family Products
4 Slot 8 Gbps Backbone Modular/Aggregation Chassis Switch
PowerConnect B-DCX 4S
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HIGHLIGHTS
High availability with redundant, load-sharing, hot-swappable, auto-sensing/switching power supplies and triple-fan assembly
Medium-large enterprise data centers and virtualized environments
Seamless migration to 10GbE infrastructure
HIGHLIGHTS
Scalable multiservice IPv4/IPv6/MPLS/Multi-VRF Ethernet switching routers in 4-, 8- and 16-slot options
Wire-speed, non-blocking performance of up to 7.68Tbps fabric capacity enabling converged data and storage networks including iSCSI and FCoE SANs
Support for mission-critical operation, VPLS based connectivity between data centers
High availability, removable components, hitless failover and software upgrade
HIGHLIGHTS
Multi-protocol, multi-layer, Top of-Rack FCoE switch.
Housed in a 1U enclosure with 24 10 Gbps CEE/DCB ports and 8 FC ports supporting 8 Gbps Speeds
Offers deployment flexibility, initially as a Layer 2 Ethernet switch with Fibre Channel capabilities activated later, or as a full-function CEE/DCB and FCoE switch
Ideal for new server racks or supplementing existing racks with the new FCoE/CEE technologies
HIGHLIGHTS
Layer 2/3 Ethernet switches for aggregation and backbone switching in a single product family
Wire-speed, non-blocking Performance, low latency for all size packets
High availability, Removable and load-sharing components
Hitless failover and software upgrade
Advanced (IPv4/IPv6) Layer 2/3 feature set
Scalable architecture designed to support network growth and evolution
HIGHLIGHTS
Provides a highly robust 8 Gbps platform for enterprise data centers supporting open system environments
Built for midsize networks, the 8U PowerConnect DCX-4S has four horizontal blade slots to provide up to 192 Fibre Channel ports
Features ultra-high-speed Inter-Chassis Link (ICL) ports to connect up to three modular switches, providing extensive scalability and flexibility at the network core
Great For
High-performance and non-stop networking for mission-critical applications
Simplified deployment with auto-configuration
Energy-conscious edge infrastructure
Nonstop networking
Great For
Enterprise server farms, large enterprise data centers, virtualized environments and high-performance computing (HPC) centers
Infrastructure scalability and simplicity, and continuous operations for converged networks
Future-proof core-to-access network connectivity for high-performance, mission-critical applications
Great For
Enterprise Class reliable, high-performance
Advanced Fibre Channel services with 10Gbps Ethernet and CEE support
Consolidation: bridging FC and iSCSI areas of the datacenter
Edge of network, top of rack convergence
Fibre Channel Investment Protection
Great For
High density aggregation
Unified Communications: VoIP, rich media and collaboration
Operational efficiency
Port dense edge aggregation and core switching
Flexible configuration for investment protection
Addressing emerging needs such as application convergence, non-stop operation, scalability and IPv6-readiness
Great For
Enterprise Class reliable, high-performance Advanced Fibre Channel services
Greater server, storage, network, and data center consolidation
Reducing equipment, facility, and overhead costs
Scaling efficiently and non-disruptively to meet storage growth and application demands
Choose PowerConnect B Ethernet Switches
Choose PowerConnect B-MLXe Family
Choose PowerConnect B-8000 Family
Choose PowerConnect B-RX Chassis Switches
Choose PowerConnect B-DCX
PowerConnect B Ethernet Switches
Bring high performance and intelligence to the data center network
Advanced Ethernet 4/8/16-slot enterprise router
PowerConnect B-MLXe Family Products
Managed 10 Gigabit CEE/DCB Ethernet
PowerConnect B-8000 Family Products
Managed Advanced Ethernet Chassis Switches
PowerConnect B-RX Family Products
4 Slot 8 Gbps Backbone Modular/Aggregation Chassis Switch
PowerConnect B-DCX 4S
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