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  Products   SDN SuperSwitch™   [ SSE-X3848S ]
Layer 2/3 10G Ethernet SuperSwitch (Stand-alone)

Advanced SDN Switch offering 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet Performance in 1U Top-of-Rack Solution

SSE-X3848S Layer 2/3 Ethernet Switch both offer forty-eight 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports allowing data center friendly connectivity to 10GE routers, servers, backbones. They also offer four ports running at 40Gbps for access to high-speed backbone networks or storage servers. The 1U form factor gives users the ability to optimize deployment in standalone or top-of-rack environments. An optional rail kit facilitates rack-mounting installations.

Software Defined Networking (SDN) provides maximum flexibility and dynamic resource allocation for the most demanding virtualization applications. These switches are ideal for deployment in hyperscale Data Center, Cloud and Enterprise environments.

RoHS 5/6
Specifications - Features
  • Switching Features:
     - Link Aggregation - 802.3ad with LACP
       - Up to 31 aggregation groups
       - Up to 8 ports per group
     - Link Layer Discovery Protocol (802.1AB)
     - Jumbo Frames up to 9KB
     - Port Mirroring
     - Forwarding Table size - 64K

  • Routing Features:
     - Static Routing
     - OSPF v2 and BGP4
     - IPv4 and IPv6 Routing
     - Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
     - Equal Cost multi-path (ECMP)

  • Port Attributes:
     - 48 Ten Gigabit Ethernet ports - SFP+ Connectors
     - 4 Forty-Gigabit Ethernet ports - QSFP Connectors
     - 1 Out-of-Band Ethernet Management RJ45 Connector
     - 1 Console port - RJ45 Connector
  • Performance:
     - Switching capacity: 1280 Gbps
  • Availability:
     - Spanning Tree (802.1D)
     - Rapid Spanning Tree (802.1w)
     - Multiple Spanning Trees (802.1s)
     - BPDU Guard
     - Root Guard
  • VLAN:
     - 802.1Q tagging, port and protocol based
     - 4K Layer 2 VLANs
     - 4K Layer 3 VLANs
     - VLAN Tagging (802.3ac)
  • Quality of Service and DiffServ:
     - 8 priority queues per port
     - QoS (with Diffserv)
     - COS
     - Storm Control
     - Flow Control
  • Data Center Features:
     - Priority Flow Control (802.1Qbb)
     - Congestion Notification (802.1Qau)
     - ETS (802.1Qaz)
     - CEE v1.01 - DCB
  • Multicast:
     - IGMP Snooping (4K groups)
  • SDN:
     - OpenFlow
     - VXLAN
  • Security:
     - Switch access password protection
     - Switch access password protection
     - Access Control Lists (to 4K)
     - SSH / SSL Encryption
  • System Management:
     - Industry standard CLI with SSH or
        local management port
         - XML-RPC
         - Command completion
         - Context sensitive "Help"
         - SNMP v1/v2/v3
         - DHCP
         - Uplink Failure Detection
     - Web-based management interface
        - HTTP, HTTPS
        - Syslog
        - NTP
  • Dimensions:
     - 17.4" W x 18.6" D x 1.7" H
        (442mm W x 473mm D x 43mm H)
  • Weight:
     - 21.0 lbs / 9.6 kg
  • Power:
     - Dual 600W Hot-swap Redundant Power Supplies
     - Power Consumption of 325W
  • Operating Temperature:
     - 0°C to 40°C
Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
SuperSwitch SSE-X3848S 1 Layer 2/3 10G Ethernet SuperSwitch (Stand-alone)

Optional Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
SFP+ Cable CBL-0347L - 39.37" (100cm) 10GbE SFP+ TO SFP+, Twinax copper cable
SFP+ Cable CBL-0456L - 78.74" (200cm) 10GbE SFP+ TO SFP+, Twinax copper cable
SFP+ Cable CBL-0348L - 118.11" (300cm) 10GbE SFP+ TO SFP+, Twinax copper cable
SFP+ Cable CBL-0349L - 196.85" (500cm) 10GbE SFP+ TO SFP+, Twinax copper cable
QSFP Cable CBL-0417L - 39.37" (100cm) QSFP to QSFP QDR
QSFP Cable CBL-0325L - 78.74" (200cm) QSFP TO QSFP QDR
QSFP Cable CBL-0446L - 118.11" (300cm) QSFP to QSFP QDR
QSFP Cable CBL-0422L - 196.85" (500cm) QSFP to QSFP QDR
Rails Kit CSE-PT52L - Rails Kit for Rack Mount
SFP+ Transceiver AOC-E10GSFPSR - SFP+ Transceiver for use with fiber cable connections

Ethernet Cabling Guide
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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