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Mellanox SAN Switch Chassis



Product Type: SAN Switch Chassis
Product Family: CS8500, Mellanox Switch
Brand Name: Mellanox
Expansion Slot Type: QSFP56
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General Information
Manufacturer: Mellanox Technologies Ltd
Manufacturer Part Number: MCS8500
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Brand Name: Mellanox
Product Series: CS8500
Product Name: SAN Switch Chassis
Marketing Information:

Mellanox MCS8500 320Tb/s 800-Port HDR InfiniBand Chassis Includes 9 Power Supply Units (N+1) with Support for up to 16 Power Supply Units (N+N) RoHS6

800-port HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand Smart Modular Switch

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.

Built with Mellanox’s Quantum InfiniBand switch devices, the CS8500 provides up to 800 200Gb/s full bi-directional bandwidth per port. The CS8500 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 modular-class switch.

CS8500 is the world’s smartest network switch designed to enable in-network computing through Mellanox Scalable Hierarchical Aggregation and Reduction Protocol (SHARP) technology. This architecture enables the usage of all active data center devices to accelerate the communications frameworks, resulting in an order of magnitude improvement in applications performance.

Product Type: SAN Switch Chassis
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 800
Expansion Slot Type: QSFP56
Power Description
Redundant Power Supply: Yes
Physical Characteristics
Compatible Rack Unit: 29U
Package Contents:

  • SAN Switch Chassis
  • 9 x Power Supplies

Environmentally Friendly: Yes
Environmental Certification:

  • RoHS
  • RoHS-6
  • cTUVus

Limited Warranty: 1 Year

Product Type

SAN Switch Chassis

Product Family

CS8500, Mellanox Switch

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