Cisco SFS 7008P InfiniBand Server Switch
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Cisco SFS 7008P InfiniBand Server Switch
  • High-performance, ultra low-latency switched 10-Gbps server interconnect
  • 96 non-blocking, 10-Gbps full duplex (4X) InfiniBand ports
  • Full bisectional bandwidth (1.92 Tbps)
  • Rapid Service Architecture where all field-replaceable units (FRUs) are redundant and hot-swappable
  • Passive mid-plane chassis that does not require any cables to be removed to service active components
  • In-depth systems diagnostics and automatic recovery from many system errors
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Product Description

The Cisco SFS 7008P InfiniBand Server Switch is a data-center ready switch that connects discreet server resources together to provide a low-latency, 10Gbps fabric. As part of the InfiniBand Server Switch family, the best-in-class reliability means high availability with low latency and hot-swappable, fully redundant components, which makes it perfect for building scalable clusters and high-performance networks. By using the embedded Cisco InfiniBand Subnet Manager, which is a director class application designed for mission critical environments.

Cisco SFS 7008P InfiniBand Server Switch

  • Weight: 60 – 110lbs, 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 ports non-blocking 10 Gbps (4X) InfiniBand
    • 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
    • 6-RU, 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
    • Operational status, active fabric controller, and alert LEDs
  • 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: 0.25G maximum, 5-300 Hz, 15 min
  • Storage Vibration: 0.50G maximum, 5-300 Hz, 15 min


About MDSi

New and Refurbished Cisco SFS 7008P Switches

Our Cisco SFS 70008P 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 70008PD 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 70008P 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

Data Sheet

Cisco SFS 7008P InifiniBand Server Switch Data Sheet


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