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N8500-48B6C 48-Port 25Gb SFP28 L3 Data Center Managed Ethernet Switch with 6 100Gb QSFP28 Uplinks, Cumulus® Linux® OS Support for 1 Year
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N8500-48B6C 48-Port 25Gb SFP28 L3 Data Center Managed Ethernet Switch with 6 100Gb QSFP28 Uplinks, Cumulus® Linux® OS Support for 1 Year

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US$ 9,400.00
FS P/N: N8500-48B6C
Software Updates and Support:
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N8500-48B6C (48*25Gb+6*100Gb) 25Gb Open Networking Switch

The N8500-48B6C (48*25Gb+6*100Gb) switch is a TOR (Top-of-Rack) or Leaf switch delivers a rich choice of interface speed an density, which can be deployed in a wide range of open networking solutions including large scale layer 2 and layer 3 cloud designs, overlay networks, virtualized or traditional enterprise data center networks. Combined with Cumulus Linux network operating system, the N series switches alllow customers to deploy fast, high-capacity fabrics, simplified network automation and consistent tools, and help lower operational and capital expenditures. With support for advanced features, including MLAG, VxLAN, SNMP etc, this switch is ideal for traditional or fully virtualized data center.

The N8500-48B6C switch supports current and future data center requirements, including a x86-based control plane for easier integration of automation tools and compatibility with Software Defined Networks. Additionally, N8500-48B6C supports the advanced hardware based VXLAN feature to support over 16M virtual networks.
Product Specifications
Ports48x 25G SFP28, 6x 100G QSFP28Operating SystemCumulus® Linux® OS
Switching ChipBroadcom Tomahawk+CPUBroadwell-DE 2.2Ghz 2-core
Switching Capacity3.6 TbpsForwarding Rate4.7 Bpps
Packet Buffer16MBLatency500ns
Max. Power Draw550WHardware Warranty5 Years
AirflowBack-to-FrontSoftware Warranty1 Year

Quality Certifications
  • This product is in conformity with ISO9001. This system is valid to a company engaging in development, production and supply service of fiber optical products. Please contact us to learn more.
  • This product is free of lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls and phthalates. Please contact us to learn more.
  • This product was produced under the requirements of CE to indicate conformity with the essential health and safety. Please contact us to learn more.
  • This product fully accords with the FCC, which aims to manage the radio wave and magnetic fields more reasonably. Please contact us to learn more.

Product Spotlights

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Layer 2 Features

Support MLAG (clagd daemon)

STP, RSTP, PVRST, PVST, bridge assurance, BPDU guard, BPDU filter

IGMPv2/v3 snooping, MLDv1/v2 snooping

Virtual router redundancy

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Layer 3 Features

Support IPv4/v6 routing

Support VRF and VRF route leaking

Protocol-independent multicast (PIM, PIM-SM, PIM-SSM)

Equal-cost multi-path (ECMP) and ECMP resilient hashing

Bidirectional forwarding detection (BFD)

Policy-based routing

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Network Virtualization

VXLAN Support

VXLAN active-active bridging with MLAG

VXLAN Routing

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Native Linux management tools

DHCP, v4/v6 DHCP relays

Authentication with LDAP, authorization with sudo NTP

Interface configuration management (ifupdown2)

Snapshot and rollback of the entire system

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Monitoring & Troubleshooting

Buffer monitoring

SNMPv2 and network-specific MIBs

SPAN, ERSPAN, ACL-based counters, DOM optics data

Dnsutils, syslog, log files

Prescriptive Topology Manager

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Supported Optical Transceivers and Cables









100G to 4x25G AOC/ DAC

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Product Highlights

How to Install Cumulus® Linux® License Over Switches

Powerful 25G Tomahawk+ TOR/Leaf Switch

Broadcom Tomahawk+ Chip

Eases the bandwidth crunch

3.6Tbps Switching Capacity

Accelerates data processing speed

Advanced Feature

Supports VXLAN and QINQ etc

Highly Reliable Industry-grade Hardware Architecture
25G Switches Highly Reliable Industry-grade Hardware Architecture

List of Accessories

Power Supply (Installed)*2
Fan (Installed)*5
Console Cable*1
Power Cord*2
Grounding Cable*1
Screw M4/M6*14
Rubber Pad*4
Rack Mount Bracket*4
Dummy PSU Bracket*1


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