Cisco SFS 7012D InfiniBand Server Switch
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Cisco SFS 7012D InfiniBand Server Switch
  • Up to 288 ports of nonblocking, InfiniBand 4X 20-Gbps (DDR) or 10-Gbps (SDR) connectivity with full bisectional bandwidth
  • Supports DDR-to-SDR switching capability for investment protection and higher server densities
  • Command-line interface (CLI), Web, and Java-based systems management options
  • Powered ports to enable flexible copper and optical interface configurations
  • Hot-swappable components, including online insertion and removal (OIR), redundant fans, and power supplies
  • InfiniBand 1.0a and 1.1 compliant
  • Standalone Cisco High-performance Subnet Manager
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Product Description

The Cisco SFS-7012D InfiniBand Server Switch provides a new class of data center infrastructure that interconnects discreet server resources using a high-performance 20-Gbps, low-latency fabric. Providing non-blocking switching for up to 144 InfiniBand 4x ports, each port can operate in double data rate (DDR) mode, delivering up to 20Gbps or in a single data rate (SDR) to deliver 10Gbps for server or inter-switch link connectivity. Complete with redundant and hot-swappable components, networks are assured high-availability and maximum uptime.

Cisco SFS 7024D InfiniBand Server Switch

  • Weight: 65 – 110lbs, based on configuration
  • RU  7 RU
  • Mounting 19-inch EIA rack
  • Dimensions 19 inches width by 25.75 inches deep by 12.25 inches height

Technical Specifications

  • Cards, Ports, Slots
    • Up to 144 nonblocking InfiniBand 4X autosensing DDR/SDR ports
    • 12 slots, each taking a 12-port 4X InfiniBand line card
    • Copper or optical interfaces
    • >One RS-11 serial ports, one Ethernet management ports
  • Performance
    • All ports nonblocking and wire-speed, 5.76-Tbps aggregate bandwidth (144 ports x 20 Gbps x bidirectional)
  • Chassis
    • 7RU, 19-inch rack-mountable chassis
    • Passive mid-plane design with cable connections on opposite side of active components
    • All modules hot-swappable
    • IBTA 1.0a and 1.1 standards-compliant
    • RoHS-compliant
  • Switch Fabric and Management Module
    • Up to 3 per system
    • 1 switch fabric management modules required; 2 possible for high availability
    • Up to 3 per system for nonblocking switching and high availability
    • Hot-swappable FRU
    • Operation status, active fabric controller, and alert LEDs
  • Line Interface Module
    • Up to 12 per system
    • 12 dual-speed DDR/SDR 4X InfiniBand Ports
    • Supports 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 6 per system
    • Redundant, hot-swappable FRU
    • 350W per power supply
    • Operation status and alert LEDs
  • Fan Module
    • Up to 4 fan trays (2 fans per tray) per system
    • Cooling: front to back
    • Redundant, hot-swappable FRU
    • Operation status and alert LEDs

Environmental Factors

  • Operating temperature: 10º to 45ºC (50º to 113ºF)
  • Storage temperature: -40º to 75ºC (-40 to 167ºF)
  • Operating altitude: Up To 10,000 ft
  • Storage altitude: 40,000 ft
  • Operating humidity: 20 to 80% non-condensing
  • Storage Humidity: 5 to 90% non-condensing
  • Operation Shock: 5G maximum, 11 ms half-sine wave; 10G maximum, 5 ms half-sine wave
  • Storage Shock: 10G maximum, 11 ms half-sine wave
  • Operating Vibration: 0.50G maximum, 3-200 Hz, 15 min (Sinusoidal); 1.02Grms, 3-axis, bottom/top, left/right, front/back (random)
  • Storage Vibration: 0.50G maximum, 3-200 Hz, 15 min (Sinusoidal); 2.09Grms, 3-axis, bottom/top, left/right, front/back (random)


About MDSi

New and Refurbished Cisco SFS 7012D Switches

Our Cisco SFS 7012D 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 7012D 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 7012D 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 25.75 x 19 x 12.25 in
Data Sheet

Cisco SFS 7012 InfiniBand Server Switch Data Sheet


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