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Description
Optical cables for 1 GbE SX SFP and 10 GbE SR SFP+ transceivers
Lenovo 0.5m LC-LC OM3 MMF Cable
Lenovo 1m LC-LC OM3 MMF Cable
Lenovo 3m LC-LC OM3 MMF Cable
Lenovo 5m LC-LC OM3 MMF Cable
Lenovo 10m LC-LC OM3 MMF Cable
Lenovo 15m LC-LC OM3 MMF Cable
Lenovo 25m LC-LC OM3 MMF Cable
Lenovo 30m LC-LC OM3 MMF Cable
Passive SFP+ direct-attach cables - 10 GbE
Lenovo 0.5m Passive SFP+ DAC Cable
Lenovo 1m Passive SFP+ DAC Cable
Lenovo 1.5m Passive SFP+ DAC Cable
Lenovo 2m Passive SFP+ DAC Cable
Lenovo 3m Passive SFP+ DAC Cable
Lenovo 5m Passive SFP+ DAC Cable
Lenovo 7m Passive SFP+ DAC Cable
Active SFP+ direct-attach cables - 10 GbE
1m 10GE Twinax Act Copper SFP+
3m 10GE Twinax Act Copper SFP+
5m 10GE Twinax Act Copper SFP+
Benefits
The Virtual Fabric 10Gb Switch Module offers the following benefits:
Integration and consolidation : This switch consolidates full Layer 2-3 LAN switching and routing
capabilities into a single BladeCenter chassis. This helps flatten the data center infrastructure and
reduces the number of discrete devices, management consoles, and equipment that administrators
must deal with, helping lower costs and simplifying deployment.
Cost: The switch is priced extremely competitively compared with external switches, especially
when you factor in that no cables are required between the blade and the switch. In addition, the
ability to use direct-attach cables with the switch can help clients save even more compared with
the more expensive CX4, XFP, or X2 transceivers.
Performance: With support for ten 10 Gb uplinks, clients can exploit not only up to 200 Gbps of bi-
directional uplink bandwidth, but also an extremely low oversubscription (14 to 10), which can
support even the most performance-intensive environments (up to 7.2 Gbps per blade server port).
Clients wanting extreme performance can use up to four switches and the quad port 10 Gb adapter
and get up to 1.92 Tbps of data per BladeCenter H chassis.
Lower power consumption: Using only 75 W per switch delivers extreme performance per watt,
which is second to none with its support for up to 6.4 Gbps per watt of power.
Layer 3 functionality: The switch module includes Layer 3 functionality, which provides security
and performance benefits as inter-VLAN traffic stays within the chassis. This switch also provides
the full range of Layer 3 protocols from static routes for technologies such as Open Shortest Path
First (OSPF) and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) for enterprise customers.
BladeCenter Virtual Fabric 10Gb Switch Module (withdrawn product)
Part
Feature
number
code
00MN499
ASR5
00MN502
ASR6
00MN505
ASR7
00MN508
ASR8
00MN511
ASR9
00MN514
ASRA
00MN517
ASRB
00MN520
ASRC
00D6288
A3RG
90Y9427
A1PH
00AY764
A51N
00AY765
A51P
90Y9430
A1PJ
90Y9433
A1PK
00D6151
A3RH
81Y8295
A18M
81Y8296
A18N
81Y8297
A18P
Maximum
quantity
supported
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
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