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          Mellanox 108-Port FDR Capable Modular Chassis Includes 4 Fan And 2 N+N Power Supply

          Item #: 16949430
          Mfr. Part#: MSX6506-NR
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          • 108 IBTA 1.2.1 Ports
          • Remote Management over CLI, HTTP, SNMP Telnet
          • Warranty: 1 Year

          Ordering Information

          SX6506 switch system provides the highest-performing fabric solution in a 6U form factor factor by delivering 12.1Tb/s of non-blocking bandwidth with 170ns to 510ns port latency.
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          Compatibility Notes Scaling-Out Data Centers with Fourteen Data Rate (FDR) InfiniBand:
          Faster servers based on PCIe 3.0 combined with high-performance storage and applications that use increasingly complex computations, are causing data bandwidth requirements to spiral upward. As servers are deployed with next generation processors, High-Performance Computing (HPC) environments and Enterprise Data Centers (EDC) will need every last bit of bandwidth delivered with Mellanox’s next generation of FDR InfiniBand high-speed smart switches.

          Sustained Network Performance:
          Built with Mellanox’s latest SwitchX InfiniBand switch device, the SX6506 provides up to 108 56Gb/s full bi-directional bandwidth per port. The SX6506 can scale as the number of nodes per cluster and the number of cores per node increase. This modular chassis switch provides an excellent price performance ratio for medium to extremely large size clusters, along with the reliability and manageability expected from a director-class switch. The leaf, spine blades and management modules, as well as the power supplies and fan units, are all hot-swappable to help eliminate down time.

          Why Software Defined Network (SDN):
          Data center networks have become exceedingly complex. IT managers cannot optimize the networks for their applications leading to high CAPEX/OPEX, low ROI and IT headaches. Mellanox InfiniBand SDN Switches ensure separation between control and data planes. Infini-Band enables centralized management and view
          of network. Programmability of the network by external applications and enable cost effective, simple and flat interconnect infrastructure. The SX6506 enables efficient computing with features such as static routing, adaptive routing, and congestion control. These features ensure the maximum effective fabric bandwidth by eliminating congestion hot spots.

          SX6506 comes with an onboard subnet manager, enabling simple, out-of-the-box fabric bring-up for up to 648 nodes. The MLNX-OS software delivers complete chassis management to manage the firmware, power supplies, fans, ports and other interfaces. MLNX-OS provides a license activated embedded diagnostic tool called Fabric Inspector to check node-to-node, node-to-switch connectivity and ensures the fabric health. The SX6506 can also be coupled with Mellanox’s Unified Fabric Manager (UFM) software for managing scale-out InfiniBand computing environments. UFM enables data center operators to efficiently provision, monitor and operate the modern data center fabric. UFM boosts application performance and ensures that the fabric is up and running at all times.
          # Ports 108
          Contents Switch, (4) fans, (2) power supplies, documentation
          Color Black
          O/S Notes Software Included Mellanox MLNX-OS, Mellanox Unified Fabric Manager
          Ports/Connectors (108) FDR ports
          Power Notes Supply: 90-264VAC, 47-63Hz
          Networking Protocol IBTA 1.2.1
          Remote Management Protocol CLI, HTTP, SNMP, Telnet
          UNSPSC 43222612
          Warranty - Labor 1 Year
          Warranty - Parts 1 Year
          Warranty Details limited
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