SwitchBlade x8100 Series

Next Generation Intelligent Layer 3+ Chassis Switches

Easily the most power-efficient chassis in its class, the SwitchBlade x8100 Series features lower cost of ownership—and it’s better for the planet. One switch. Unlimited possibilities.

Overview

  • Designed to deliver high availability, wirespeed performance and a high port count
  • Highly resilient design includes dual controllers, dual PSUs and dual redundant passive backplane paths
  • Dual control cards are partnered with four or ten line card slots in the 6 or 12 slot chassis
  • Gigabit and 10 Gigabit line card options
  • High-efficiency power supplies and low-power chip sets

Key Features

  • SBx81XLEM 40G modular line card
  • Allied Telesis Autonomous Management Framework™ Plus (AMF Plus)
  • Active Fiber Monitoring™ (AFM)
  • Policy-based routing
  • Microsoft Network Load Balancing (MS NLB) support

Certifications and Compliance

IPv6 Ready

Run by the IPv6 Forum, IPv6 Ready certification demonstrates conformance to IPv6 standards and validates interoperability of IPv6 products.

Specifications

Product Dimensions (WxDxH) Weight Package dimensions (WxDxH) Package weight
SBx8112 chassis 48.0 x 38.8 x 31.0 cm 17.8 kg (39.1 lb) 58.2 x 50.6 x 50.6 cm 22.5 kg (49.6 lb)
SBx8106 chassis 48.0 x 38.8 x 17.6 cm 14.4 kg (31.8 lb) 58.2 x 50.6 x 50.6 cm 18.1 kg (39.9 lb)
SBx81CFC960 controller fabric card 20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm 1.1 kg (2.3 lb) 38.1 x 27.1 x 10.0 cm 2.0 kg (4.4 lb)
SBx81GP24 PoE+ line card 20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm 1.1 kg (2.3 lb) 38.1 x 27.1 x 10.0 cm 1.5 kg (3.3 lb)
SBx81GT24 line card 20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm 1.1 kg (2.3 lb) 38.1 x 27.1 x 10.0 cm 1.4 kg (3.1 lb)
SBx81GS24a SFP line card 20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm 1.1 kg (2.3 lb) 38.1 x 27.1 x 10.0 cm 2.0 kg (4.4 lb)
SBx81GC40 line card 20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm 1.1 kg (2.3 lb) 38.1 x 27.1 x 10.0 cm 2.0 kg (4.4 lb)
SBx81XLEM 40G modular line card 20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm 1.1 kg (2.3 lb) 38.1 x 27.1 x 10.0 cm 2.0 kg (4.4 lb)
SBxPWRSYS2 AC system PSU 10.2 x 32.2 x 4.3 cm 2.8 kg (6.1 lb) 32.6 x 42.1 x 17.7 cm 3.5 kg (7.7 lb)
SBxPWRSYS1-80 DC system PSU 10.2 x 32.2 x 4.3 cm 2.8 kg (6.1 lb) 32.6 x 42.1 x 17.7 cm 3.9 kg (8.6 lb)
SBxPWRPOE1 PoE+ power supply 10.2 x 32.2 x 4.3 cm 2.7 kg (6.0 lb) 32.6 x 42.1 x 17.7 cm 3.9 kg (8.7 lb)
SBxFAN12 fan tray 2.7 x 33.4 x 26.0 cm 1.8 kg (4.0 lb) 21.0 x 42.9 x 11.3 cm 2.9 kg (6.4 lb)
SBxFAN06 fan tray 2.6 x 29.8 x 10.3 cm 0.86 kg (1.9 lb) 35.4 x 42.9 x 11.3 cm 1.8 kg (3.9 lb)

Capacity/Forwarding

Control and line card switching capacity and forwarding rates (per card)
Product Switching capacity Forwarding rate
SBx81CFC960 80Gbps 60Mpps
SBx81XLEM (+ module) 184Gbps 137Mpps
SBx81GT24 48Gbps 36Mpps
SBx81GP24 48Gbps 36Mpps
SBx81GS24a 48Gbps 36Mpps
SBx81GC40 80Gbps 60Mpps

Power consumption

Product Maximum Heat dissipation
SBx81CFC960 75.0W 255.9 BTU/hr
SBx81GP24 34.4W 117.4 BTU/hr
SBx81GT24 34.4W 117.4 BTU/hr
SBx81GS24a 56.3W 192.1 BTU/hr
SBx81GC40 64.0W 272.8 BTU/hr
SBx81XLEM 44W 150.1 BTU/hr
SBx81XLEM (+ module) 65W 221.8 BTU/hr

PoE Power provisioning

Maximum number of ports that can be powered (with 2 x AT-SBxPWRPOE1 installed)
Product PoE Power Class 3 (15.4W) Class 4 (30W)
PSUs in redundant mode 1200W 77 40
PSUs in boost mode 2400W 155 80

AT-SBx8112

Rack mount 12-slot chassis with fan tray

AT-SBx8106

Rack mount 6-slot chassis with fan tray

AT-SBxFAN12

Contains four fans, temperature sensors and controller board for SBx8112 chassis

AT-SBxFAN06

Contains two fans, temperature sensors and controller board for SBx8106 chassis

AT-SBx81CFC960 (1)

960Gbps Controller fabric card with 4 x 1/10GbE (2) ports

AT-SBx81GP24

24-port 10/100/1000T PoE+ Ethernet line card

AT-SBx81GT24

24-port 10/100/1000T Ethernet line card

AT-SBx81GS24a

24-port 100/1000X SFP Ethernet line card

AT-SBx81GC40 (3)

40-port CSFP Ethernet line card

AT-SBx81XLEM

Modular 40G line card with 12 x 100/1000X SFP

AT-SBx81XLEM/Q2

2 x 40G QSFP+ expansion module for SBx81XLEM

AT-SBx81XLEM/XS8

8 x 1/10G SFP+ expansion module for SBx81XLEM

AT-SBx81XLEM/XT4

4 x 1/10G RJ45 expansion module for SBx81XLEM

AT-SBx81XLEM/GT8

8 x 1G RJ45 expansion module for SBx81XLEM

AT-SBxPWRSYS2-xx

1200W AC system power supply

AT-SBxPWRSYS1-80

1200W DC system power supply

AT-SBxPWRPOE1-xx

1200W AC PoE+ power supply
Where xx =
10 for US power cord
20 for no power cord
30 for UK power cord
40 for Australian power cord
50 for European power cord

Power cords are only shipped with AT-SBxPWRSYS2 or AT-SBxPWRPOE1 power supplies. Note: Power entry connector is IEC 60320 C19 (High capacity)

(1) The CFC960v1 and v2 control cards can be distinguished by the front panel port markings. The v1 card shows only 10G, while the v2 card shows 1G and 10G speeds, Note: Power entry connector is IEC 60320 C19 as below:

CFC960v1 and v2 control cards overlay

(2) 1 Gigabit connectivity is only supported on the CFC960v2 running firmware 5.4.9-1 or later

(3) 5.4.9-0.1 or later F/W version required

Feature Licenses

Name Description Includes Stack Licensing
AT-FL-CFC960-01(4) SBx8100 Premium license OSPF(4) (5K routes or 10K with XLEM) BGP4(4) (5K routes or 100K with XLEM) PIMv4-SM, DM, SSM VLAN double tagging (Q-in-Q) RIPng (1K routes or 3.5K with XLEM) OSPFv3 (1K routes or 5K with XLEM) BGP4+ (1K routes or 50K with XLEM) MLDv1 & v2 PIMv6-SM, SSM RADIUS-Full VRF-Lite (64 domains) UDLD VLAN Translation One license per stack member
AT-FL-CF9-VCSPL VCStack Plus VCStack Plus for CFC960 One license per stack member
AT-SW-APM10-1YR(5),(6) Cumulative AMF Plus Master license AMF Plus Master license for up to 10 nodes for 1 year One license per stack
AT-SW-APM10-5YR(5),(6) Cumulative AMF Plus Master license AMF Plus Master license for up to 10 nodes for 5 years One license per stack
AT-SW-APC10-1YR(5),(7) Cumulative AMF Plus Controller license AMF Plus Controller license for up to 10 areas for 1 year One license per stack
AT-SW-APC10-5YR(5),(7) Cumulative AMF Plus Controller license AMF Plus Controller license for up to 10 areas for 5 years One license per stack
AT-FL-CF9-8032 ITU-T G.8032 license G.8032 ring protection Ethernet CFM One license per stack member

(4) 64 OSPF and BGP routes included in base license

(5) From AW+ version 5.5.2-2 onwards, AMF Plus licenses provide all standard AMF network management and automation features. They also enable the AMF Plus intent-based networking features menu in Vista Manager EX (from version 3.10.1 onwards)

(6) Purchase one license per 10 nodes (up to 300 nodes maximum). Only a single license is required per chassis, which is automatically synchronized to the second control card

(7) Purchase one license per 10 areas (up to 60 areas maximum). Only a single license is required per chassis, which is automatically synchronized to the second control card

Products

accessories

SBx81XLEM/XT4

4 x 1/10G RJ45 module for the AT-SBx81XLEM line card.
accessories

SBx81XLEM/XS8

8 x 10G SFP+ module for the AT-SBx81XLEM line card.
accessories

SBx81XLEM/Q2

2 x 40G QSFP+ module for the AT-SBx81XLEM line card
accessories

SBx81XLEM/GT8

8 x 1G RJ45 expansion module for SBx81XLEM
accessories

UTP/RJ.5-300-A-008

RJ.5 to RJ45 3 m Ethernet cables (pack of 8)
accessories

UTP/RJ.5-100-A-008

RJ.5 to RJ45 1m Ethernet cables (pack of 8)
accessories

SBxFAN12

Contains four fans, temperature sensors and controller board for SBx8112 chassis
accessories

SBxFAN06

Fan Module for SwitchBlade x8106 Chassis
accessories

SBxPWRPOE1

Hot-swappable load-sharing 1200W AC PoE power supply
accessories

SBxPWRSYS1-80

Hot-swappable load-sharing 1200W DC system power supply
accessories

SBxPWRSYS2

Hot-swappable load-sharing 1200W AC system power supply
accessories
Network Solutions and Products | Transceivers

SP10ER40a/I

10G (LC) single-mode, I-Temp, 40km
accessories

VT-Kit3

Management cable (USB to Serial Console)
accessories

SP10TM

10/100/1000T (RJ-45), 100m
accessories

SPTXc

10/100/1000T (RJ-45), 100m
accessories

SP10TW7

10G Twinax DAC Cable (7m)
accessories

SP10TW3

10G Twinax DAC Cable (3m)
accessories

SP10TW1

SFP+ Twinax direct attach cable, 1m in length.
accessories
Network Solutions and Products | Transceivers

SP10ZR80/I

10G (LC) single-mode, 80km
accessories

SP10SR/I

10G (LC), multi-mode, I-Temp, 300m
accessories
Network Solutions and Products | Transceivers

SP10SR

10G (LC), multi-mode, 300m
accessories

SPBD10

1000LX (LC) single-mode BiDi, 10km
accessories
Network Solutions and Products | Transceivers

SPLX40

1000EX (LC), single-mode, 40km
accessories
Network Solutions and Products | Transceivers

SPLX10/Iᅠ

1000LX (LC) single-mode, I-Temp, 10km
accessories

SPEX

1000SX (LC) Multi-Mode, 2km
accessories

SPSX/I

1000SX (LC) multi-mode, I-Temp, 220-550m
accessories

SPSX

1000SX (LC), multi-mode, 220-550m
accessories
Network Solutions and Products | Transceivers

SPFX/2

100FX (LC), multi-mode, 2km
models

SwitchBlade x8112

The SBx8112 7RU advanced Layer 3+ chassis features 12 slots and an included fan module.
models

SwitchBlade x8106

The SBx8106 compact, 4RU advanced Layer 3+ chassis features 6 slots and an included fan module.
modules

SBx81XLEM

The SBx81XLEM modular 40G line card with 12 x 100/1000X SFP.
modules

SBx81GT24

The Allied Telesis SBx81GT24 line card provides 24 Gigabit copper ports enabling dense aggregation of connected devices.
modules

SBx81GS24a

The Allied Telesis SBx81GS24a line card provides 24 SFP Gigabit ports, providing a host of flexible connectivity options.
modules

SBx81GP24

The SBx81GP24 line card provides 24 Gigabit copper Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) ports for the SBx8100 Series.
modules

SBx81GC40

The Allied Telesis SBx81GC40 line card provides 40 Gigabit interfaces through 20 CSFP (Compact SFP) slots.
modules

SBx81CFC960

SBx81CFC960 high availability, high performance control card supporting stacking with four 10GbE ports.