Cisco SFS 7008 InfiniBand Server Switch
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Cisco SFS 7008 InfiniBand Server Switch
Cisco SFS 7008 InfiniBand Server Switch
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Product Description

The Cisco SFS 7008 InfiniBand Server Switch is part of the Cisco Infiniband Server Switch family, which provides backbone-level management of data services. Featuring a high-performance 10Gbps with a low-latency fabric creates a best-in-class reliability. With 96 available ports, the SFS 7008 is perfect for data center infrastructure or any network with a need for server connectivity.

Cisco SFS 7008 InfiniBand Server Switch

  • Weight: 60 – 110 lbs, based on configuration
  • RU 6 RU
  • Mounting 19-inch EIA rack
  • Dimensions 19 inches width by 24 inches deep by 10.5 inches height

Technical Specifications

  • Cards, Ports, Slots
    • Up to 96 non-blocking 10-Gbps (4X) InfiniBand ports
    • 8 slot chassis
    • Copper or optical interfaces
    • One RS-232 serial port, one Ethernet management port per management module (2 per switch)
  • Performance
    • Non-blocking, wire-speed performance: 1.92-Tbps aggregate bandwidth (96 ports x 10 Gbps full duplex)
    • 50% blocking fabric option available
  • Chassis
    • 6RU, 19-inch rack-mountable chassis
    • Passive mid-plane design with cable connections on opposite side of active components
    • All modules hot-swappable
    • InfiniBand 1.2 compliant
    • RoHS-compliant
  • Switch Fabric and Management Module
    • Up to 6 per system
    • Hot-swappable FRU
    • Operation status, active fabric controller, and alert LEDs
    • Topspin OS fabric and chassis management, including performance monitoring and system diagnostics
  • Line Interface Module
    • Up to 8 per system
    • 12 ports 10 Gbps 4X InfiniBand
    • Power ports support hot-pluggable optical media converter on a port-by-port basis
    • Physical connection and traffic LEDs for each port
    • Hot-swappable FRU
    • Port status, operation status, and alert LEDs
  • Power Supply
    • Up to 2 per system
    • Redundant, hot-swappable FRU
    • Total power requirement: < 600W
    • Operation status and alert LEDs
  • Fan Module
    • Up to 2 per system
    • Cooling: front to back
    • Redundant, hot-swappable FRU
    • Operation status and alert LEDs

Environmental Factors

  • Operating temperature: 0º to 42ºC (32º to 107ºF)
  • Storage temperature: -40º to 70ºC (-40 to 158ºF)
  • Operating altitude: Up To 10,000 ft
  • Storage altitude: 40,000 ft
  • Operating humidity: 8 to 80% non-condensing
  • Storage Humidity: 5 to 90% non-condensing
  • Operation Shock: 5G maximum, 11 ms half-sine wave
  • Storage Shock: 10G maximum, 11 ms half-sine wave
  • Operating Vibration: .25G, 5-300 Hz 15 min.
  • Storage Vibration: 0.5G, 5-300 Hz 15 min.


About MDSi

New and Refurbished Cisco SFS 7008 Switches

Our Cisco SFS 7008 Switches provide exceptional value and may be just what you need for your application and bottom line.  MDSi carries Cisco SFS switches and, in most cases, MDSi can ship your switches overnight to more than 60 countries worldwide. To rent, lease, or buy new SFS switches, simply Add to Quote and Submit.

Need Maintenance or Support?

MDSi can extend the life of your new or refurbished Cisco SFS 7008 switch for as long as possible with our IT Hardware Maintenance Program. Our OEM-certified technicians can keep your Cisco switches running smoothly at a fraction of the cost charged by the manufacturer.


Before it leaves our warehouse every new and refurbished Cisco SFS 7008 switch is thoroughly tested before receiving the certified designation. The engineers who conduct this evaluation are OEM-certified, having received extensive training in testing, configuring, and troubleshooting all of our electronics. We also feature a Lifetime Warranty for qualified end users.

In today’s marketplace, other than the return address on the box, there really is no difference in the hardware or maintenance that resellers provide to the customer. The true value lies in the people, the delivery, and the execution of the solution that surrounds said hardware. The MDSi difference centers on discovering the total cost of ownership of your entire current infrastructure and balancing that against future hardware initiatives to minimize your capital investment. We accomplish this by applying our full suite of Asset Management programs and services, which include Reverse LogisticsSpares ManagementRepairsMaintenance, and Installations.

Additional Information

Weight 110 lbs
Dimensions 24 x 19 x 10.5 in
Data Sheet

Cisco SFS 7008 InfiniBand Server Switch Data Sheet


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