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The Allied Telesis SwitchBlade x8112 is a 12-slot Advanced Layer 3+ chassis switch designed to deliver high availability, wirespeed performance, and a high port count. Allied Telesis advanced features make it the ideal solution for the modern enterprise network where resiliency, reliability and high performance are the key requirements.
The SwitchBlade x8112 is a high-performing scalable solution, providing an extensive range of connectivity options. Dual control cards are partnered with ten line card slots. Gigabit and 10 Gigabit line card options ensure a system capable of meeting the requirements of today's networks, and the flexibility to expand when required. Active-active switching fabric utilizes all available system bandwidth all of the time, and fast failover is provided with the second control card in hot-standby. The SwitchBlade's highly resilient design includes dual controllers, dual PSUs and dual redundant passive backplane paths. The ability to hot-swap additional control cards, line cards and system or PoE power supplies guarantees maximum system uptime. The SwitchBlade x8112 is incredibly eco-friendly, utilizing high-efficiency power supplies and low-power chip sets. Easily the most power efficient chassis in its class, the SwitchBlade x8112 features lower cost of ownership - and is better for the planet, too.