Authorized Dealer

Mellanox Quantum CS8500 InfiniBand Switch



Product Type: InfiniBand Switches
Product Family: Mellanox Switch, Quantum CS8500
Brand Name: Mellanox
Expansion Slot Type: QSFP56
Number of Infiniband Ports: 40
Request Pricing

B2B Pricing

Shop with confidence knowing that you have a dedicated B2B account team ready to answer any technical or sales questions.

  • Exclusive business pricing
  • Custom quotes
  • Responsive technical support
  • Pre-sales and after-sales support
Add to quote cart

Talk with our experts

Looking for something else or have a question about this product?
  • Number of Infiniband Ports40
  • Number of Total Expansion Slots40
  • Expansion Slot TypeQSFP56
  • ManageableYes
  • Redundant Power SupplyYes
  • Compatible Rack Unit29U
  • Height50.7″
  • Width30.3″
  • Depth16.9″
  • Environmentally FriendlyYes
  • Environmental Certification
    • RoHS
    • cTUVus

  • Limited Warranty1 Year
General Information
Manufacturer: Mellanox Technologies Ltd
Manufacturer Part Number: MQM8520-H
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name: Mellanox
Product Line: Quantum
Product Series: CS8500
Product Name: Quantum CS8500 InfiniBand Switch
Marketing Information: Mellanox provides the world’s smartest switch, enabling in-network computing through the Co-Design Scalable Hierarchical Aggregation and Reduction Protocol (SHARP)™ technology. CS8500 has the highest performing fabric solution in a 29U form factor by delivering 320Tb/s of full bi-directional bandwidth with ultra-low port latency.

Scaling-Out Data Centers with HDR 200G InfiniBand

Faster servers based on PCIe 3.0 and above, 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 HDR InfiniBand high-speed smart switches.
Product Type: InfiniBand Switch
Number of Infiniband Ports: 40
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 40
Expansion Slot Type: QSFP56
Management & Protocols
Manageable: Yes
Power Description
Redundant Power Supply: Yes
Physical Characteristics
Compatible Rack Unit: 29U
Height: 50.7″
Width: 30.3″
Depth: 16.9″
Environmentally Friendly: Yes
Environmental Certification:

  • RoHS
  • cTUVus

Limited Warranty: 1 Year

Additional information

  • Dimensions 30.3 × 50.7 cm
  • Product Type

    InfiniBand Switches

  • Product Family

    Mellanox Switch, Quantum CS8500

  • Brand Name


  • Expansion Slot Type


  • Number of Infiniband Ports


All new products are covered by the manufacturer warranty. To claim warranty, you may contact the manufacturer directly or contact your account executive at Hardware Nation. We can help facilitate the warranty processes between the customer and manufacturer.
With NVIDIA's acquisition of Mellanox, Cumulus Networks, and other brands, it has expanded its product line that now includes hardware products, such as InfiniBand switchesSpectrum switches, as well as Mellanox optics and cables. Customers can also bundle Spectrum switches with Cumulus Linux NOS to get a flexible open architecture, faster IT delivery, network protection, and complete standardization. Customers can also add NVIDIA NetQ, which is a toolset to monitor and troubleshoot your Cumulus and SONiC NOS fabrics in real-time. Hardware Nation is an authorized NVIDIA Mellanox dealer. We can help you select, deploy and manage NVIDIA technologies. We provide assessments, support and custom solutions. Get Support     Contact Sales     800.398.1262