This next-generation Mellanox-based switch adds Fourteen Data Rate (FDR) InfiniBand performance for HP ProLiant Gen8 blade servers. Together with the new HP InfniBand/Ethernet mezzanine host channel adapters based on next-generation Mellanox ConnectX-3 technology, it supports InfiniBand bandwidth up to 56 Gb/s Fourteen Data Rate (FDR), and is available as an unmanaged or a managed switch. It provides high performance interconnect solutions for enterprise data centers, high-performance computing (HPC), and cloud computing.

For server and storage clustering it offers unprecedented scalability and fabric flexibility.        


Fourteen Data Rate (FDR) InfiniBand Performance for BladeSystems c-Class

Provides up to 56 Gb/s full bidirectional bandwidth per port in a blade switch
Increases server throughput by 2X, providing 4 Tb/s of non-blocking bandwidth with 165 ns port-to-port latency
Available as unmanaged switch or managed switch for chassis management
Backwards compatible with QDR InfiniBand
Reduced power consumption over previous InfiniBand generations

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