The Force10 S50N brings core-like resiliency in a compact form factor to the network edge, enabling cost-effective scalability. These high performance and low latency Gigabit Ethernet switches deliver the critical functionality that advanced data center network edges demand. Coupled with the E-Series and C-Series, which deliver unmatched resiliency and performance, the S50N enables IT managers to deploy a reliable end-to-end 10 GbE solution that spans from core to network edge.
Line-rate GbE and 10 GbE rack switches for the most demanding data center, storage or compute facility; Cost effective distribution layer into a 10 GbE LAN core or distributed data center deployments
The S50N is a fixed configuration switch that delivers the reliability and scalability that data centers demand: 48 10/100/1000 ports in a 1-RU form factor
Switching fabric capacity of 288 Gbps and forwarding capacity of more than 131 Mpps; Stack up to three S50Ns to deliver a scalable high capacity solution
Supports Jumbo frames of up to 9,216 bytes; ideal for high-end server connectivity and network attached file servers
Full complement of standards-based Layer 2 and Layer 3 features; Built-in power redundancy