BladeSystem Virtual Connect


Technical Specifications


  • Line Rate, full-duplex 240Gbps bridging fabric
    Non-blocking architecture
    Maximum transmission unit (MTU) of up to 9216 bytes (jumbo frames)


  • 16

Indicators and buttons

  • Recessed Momentary Reset Switch
    Momentary Next/Step Switch
    Backlit port number, configuration and status indicator LED, one perbulkhead port, blue/amber/green
    Module status indicator, amber/green
    Module locator (UID), blue
    Link indicator, one per SFP+-port, green/amber/orange
    Active multiplexed port indicator, green

Power specifications

  • 12V @ 9.17A (110 W)


  • 1.2 ?s on Ethernet only ports
    1.7u ?s Enet/FC ports

Buffer credits

  • 8 buffer credits per port, ASIC embedded memory

Connectors and cabling

  • 16 x 10Gb downlinks through the midplane
    2 x 10Gb cross connect links
    4 x 10Gb SR, LR fiber and copper uplinks SFP+
    4 x 10Gb SR, LRM and LR fiber and copper uplinks SFP+
    1 internal interface to c-Class Onboard Administrator Module

Minimum dimensions ( H x W x D)

  • 19.25 x 26.8 x 2.79 cm (shipping)


  • 1.27 kg (shipping)


  • 1 year Parts, 1 year Labor, 1-year on-site
  • *
    Price may vary based on local reseller.