Extreme Networks' BlackDiamond switch debuts

Telecom Asia Staff
09 Jul 2009

Extreme Networks\' has released its BlackDiamond 20808 switch for scaling metro Ethernet transport networks "with the highest" slot capacity in the industry - 120 Gbps per slot in an 8-slot system delivering 2 Tbps of switching capacity.

Such slot capacity results in outstanding 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) port-density, with up to 64 10GE ports per chassis and 192 10GE ports per rack.

The BlackDiamond 20808 switch fabric provides ample capacity for future high density, line-rate 40GE and 100GE line-card upgrades.

With a scalable metro Ethernet transport network capable of carrying more services at a lower cost, the BlackDiamond 20808 switch enables increased carrier profitability.

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