ExtremeSwitching VDX 6940

ExtremeSwitching VDX 6940

  • VDX 6940 switches provide the advanced feature set that data centers require while delivering the high performance and low latency virtualized environments demand.
  • Supports 1, 10, and 40 GbE options for optimal flexibility and scale
  • Meets today's application demands with high performance and low latency

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Transform Networks to Deliver New Levels of Scale, Agility, and Operational Efficiency
Turnkey and Customizable Lifecycle Automation
Meets Today’s Application Demands with High Performance and Low Latency

  • As the foundation for several data center architectures, VDX switches support Extreme IP fabrics, Extreme VCS® fabrics, as well as network virtualization.
  • For organizations seeking automated provisioning capabilities to improve IT agility, VDX switches, together with Extreme VCS Fabric technology, accelerate time to value through automated provisioning of network devices and network virtualization.

  • The Workflow Composer platform automates the entire infrastructure lifecycle—from provisioning and validation to troubleshooting and remediation.
  • It also integrates across IT domains for end-to-end event-driven workflow automation.
  • Designed to run with the Workflow Composer platform, Workflow Composer Automation Suites are ideal for IT organizations that seek to embrace automation yet possess limited automation training or time.

  • With 1/10 GbE and 40 GbE options, VDX 6940 switches deliver the high-performance computing needed to keep up with the demands of a virtualized data center, allowing organizations to reduce network congestion, improve application performance.
  • The 40 GbE and 100 GbE uplinks can easily aggregate high-bandwidth traffic and reduce bottlenecks that occur when aggregating multiple 10 GbE or 40 GbE connections, keeping data center networks working at peak performance.

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    Transform Networks to Deliver New Levels of Scale, Agility, and Operational Efficiency
    • As the foundation for several data center architectures, VDX switches support Extreme IP fabrics, Extreme VCS® fabrics, as well as network virtualization.
    • For organizations seeking automated provisioning capabilities to improve IT agility, VDX switches, together with Extreme VCS Fabric technology, accelerate time to value through automated provisioning of network devices and network virtualization.
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    Turnkey and Customizable Lifecycle Automation
    • The Workflow Composer platform automates the entire infrastructure lifecycle—from provisioning and validation to troubleshooting and remediation.
    • It also integrates across IT domains for end-to-end event-driven workflow automation.
    • Designed to run with the Workflow Composer platform, Workflow Composer Automation Suites are ideal for IT organizations that seek to embrace automation yet possess limited automation training or time.
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    Meets Today’s Application Demands with High Performance and Low Latency
    • With 1/10 GbE and 40 GbE options, VDX 6940 switches deliver the high-performance computing needed to keep up with the demands of a virtualized data center, allowing organizations to reduce network congestion, improve application performance.
    • The 40 GbE and 100 GbE uplinks can easily aggregate high-bandwidth traffic and reduce bottlenecks that occur when aggregating multiple 10 GbE or 40 GbE connections, keeping data center networks working at peak performance.

Tech Specs

Form factor VDX 6940-36Q: 1U
VDX 6940-144S: 2U
Switching bandwidth (data rate. full duplex) 2.88 Tbps
Switch performance 2.16 Bpps
Port-to-port latency 700 ns
Dimensions(W x H x D) VDX 6940-36Q: 44 x 4.4 x 43.8 cm (17.32 x 1.73 x 17.22 in.)
VDX 6940-144S: 44 x 8.7 x 48.5 cm (17.32 x 3.41 x 19.1 in.)
Weight VDX 6940-36Q: 31.75 kg (70 lb); 8.9 kg (19.6lb) without media; 10.1 kg(22.3 lb) with media
VDX 6940-144S: 61.24 kg (135 lb); 15.46 kg (34.1lb) without media; 17.32 kg(38.2 lb) with media
10 GbE SFP + ports VDX 6940-36Q: 144 10 GbE ports using breakout cables
VDX 6940-144S: 96 fixed 10 GbE ports
40 GbE QSFP+ VDX 6940-36Q: 36
VDX 6940-144S: 12
40 GbE Ports on Demand (PoD) VDX 6940-36Q: 24, 36
VDX 6940-144S: 6,12
10 GbE Ports on Demand (PoD) VDX 6940-36Q: N/A
VDX 6940-144S: 64, 80, 96
Power supplies Two internal, redundant, field-replaceable, load-sharing AD/DC power supplies
Cooling fans VDX 6940-36Q: 5 field-replaceable fan (FRUs); each fan FRU has 2 fans
VDX 6940-144S: 4 field-replaceable fans (FRUs); each fan FRU has 1 fan
Airflow Rear-to-front or front-to-rear airflow

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