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FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY BX Ethernet Switch 10/40Gbit/s 18/8+2

The PRIMERGY Ethernet Switch 18/8+2 is an integrated 10/40 Gbit/s Ethernet connection blade with DCB mode for use in the PRIMERGY BX400 and BX900 blade server chassis. Collaboration with Top of Rack (ToR) switches enables for operation of converging FCoE, extending usage areas comprehensively.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
10/40Gbit/s Ethernet solution
  • 10/40 Gbit/s Ethernet Switch, Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) or End Host Mode (EHM)

  • IBP/ EHM mode avoid protocol compatibility issues (e.g. Cisco compatibility) and offer a large number of add-on functions compared to standard switch mode
Flexible connectivity
  • The PRIMERGY BX Ethernet Switch 10/40Gbit/s 18/8+2 can be installed in 6 connection bays of PRIMERGY BX900 S2 (Fabrics 1, 2 and 3) and up to 4 bays of the PRIMERGY BX400 S1

  • Designed for seamless integration into existing LAN and storage environments
High-performance, low-latency solution
  • - 8 x 1/10 Gbit/s SFP/SFP+ uplink port
  • - 2 x 40 Gbit/s QSFP+ uplink ports
  • - low latency of 500ns

  • Operational with today's wide spread 1 Gbit/s Ethernet backbones and also with the growing number of 10 Gbit/s and 40 Gbit/s ones
  • Converged fabric solution that simplifies management and helps reduce Capex and Opex for data center environments

Technical details

Active power (max. configuration)50 W
Weight1.5 K g
Connection typeEthernet Connection Blade
Layer 2+, 10/40 Gbit/s Ethernet Switch, Intelligent Blade Panel (IBP) or End Host Mode (EHM)
Supported system unitsPRIMERGY BX400 S1, PRIMERGY BX900 S2
Max. number per system unit4 in PRIMERGY BX400 S1, 6 in PRIMERGY BX900 S2
Supported Server BladesPRIMERGY BX9xx Server Blades w. 1 Gbit/s CNA on Board
PRIMERGY BX9xx S3/S4 Server Blades w. 10 Gbit/s CNA on Board
PRIMERGY BX25xx Server Blades w. 10Gbit/s CNA on Board
Supported Mezzanine CardsPRIMERGY BX CNA Mezz Card 10 Gbit/s 2 port (MC-CNA112E)
Down-link ports18 x 1/10 Gbit/s Eth
Up-link ports8 x 1/10 Gbit/s Eth (SFP/SFP+)
2 x 40 Gbit/s Eth (QSFP+)
Recommended Service24x7 Onsite Service with 4h Onsite Response Time


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