For Flex System™ environments, the G8264CS can help simplify I/O connectivity and management with Flex System Interconnect Fabric (using SI4093 modules). A simple Ethernet fabric is designed to connect up to nine Flex System chassis’ with the G8264CS as the master/slave Layer 2 device and single point of management.
The G8264CS supports VMready® technology, an innovative, standards-based solution to manage virtual machines (VMs) in small to large-scale data center and cloud environments.
Performance & Availability
The G8264CS is an enterprise-class and full-featured data center switch that delivers line-rate, high-bandwidth switching, filtering, and traffic queuing without delaying data. It includes 36 x SFP+ 10 GbE ports, 12 Omni Ports for 10 GbE/8 Gb FC plus 4 x QSFP+ 40 GbE ports in a flexible 1U switch. The SFP+ ports support SFP 1 GbE if needed, while the four QSFP+ ports can add up to 16 additional SFP+ ports via breakout cables. Redundant hot-swap power and fans along with numerous high availability features equip the switch for business-sensitive traffic.