Monday, November 19, 2007

Switch This - 3456 port Infiniband switch from Sun

Sun's big ass switch

Key Specifications

  • 3456 ports based upon 5-stage Clos fabric
  • Custom double wide rack chassis
  • 24 horizontally installed line cards, each provides 144 DDR 4x ports
  • 18 fabric vertically installed line cards each with 8 module high performance fans
  • Passive orthogonal midplane provides direct connection between line cards and fabric cards
Photos From Dresden - Sun's new Constellation System architecture