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Which Mellanox Switches are available for the Netapp HCI?

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Applies to

  • Netapp HCI
  • Mellanox Switches

Answer

Netapp currently offers 3 models of Mellanox switches to combine with the Netapp HCI:

  • Mellanox SN2010 
  • Mellanox SN2100
  • mellanox SN2700 

Specifications for each model are detailed bellow, along with general information.

Additional Information

Switch models
Mellanox SN2010

Mellanox Switches are available for the Netapp HCI

1RU, Half-Width 
18 Ports SFP+ / SFP28  
4 Ports QSFP+ / QSFP28  
4:1 Breakout Cables for QSFP Ports  
Up to 34 10/25GbE Ports  
All Ports Enabled and All Features Licensed  
All Ports simultaneously run full bandwidth line rate bi-directional 
1.7 Tb/s Aggregate Throughput  
57 W Power Consumption  
Open Ethernet Mellanox Onyx OS

Mellanox SN2100

Mellanox Switches are available for the Netapp HCI SN2100

1RU, Half-Width  
16 Ports QSFP+ / QSFP28  
4:1 Breakout Cables for QSFP Ports for Node Connections  
Up to 64 10/25GbE ports  
All Ports Enabled and All Features Licensed  
All Ports simultaneously run full bandwidth line rate bi-directional  
3.2 Tb/s Aggregate Throughput  
94 W Power Consumption  
Open Ethernet Mellanox Onyx OS

Mellanox SN2700

Mellanox Switches are available for the Netapp HCI SN2700

1RU, Full Width
FRU Power Supply and Fan Modules
32 Ports QSFP+ / QSFP28
4:1 Breakout Cables for QSFP Ports for Node
Connections
Up to 64 10/25GbE ports (Same as SN2100)
Specifications
All Ports Enabled and All Features Licensed
All Ports simultaneously run full bandwidth line
rate bi-directional
6.4 Tb/s Aggregate Throughput
150 W Power Consumption
Open Ethernet Mellanox Onyx OS

Replaceable parts

For SN2010 and SN2100, full switch replacement is available.

For SN2700, the Power Supply, the FAN assembly or the full switch can be replaced.

X Part Number Description Supported Platforms
MSN2010-CB2F-NTAP Mellanox SN2010 Half Width Switch MSN2010-CB2F-NTAP
MSN2100-CB2F-NTAP Mellanox SN2100 Half Width Switch MSN2100-CB2F-NTAP
MSN2700-CS2F-NTAP Mellanox SN2700 Full Width Switch MSN2700-CS2F-NTAP
MTEF-PSF-AC-A Power Supply,SN2700,460W AC,w/P2C Air Flow MSN2700-CS2F-NTAP
MTEF-FANF-A Fan,SN2700,w/P2C Air Flow MSN2700-CS2F-NTAP
Interoperability

Mellanox switches can be found in the IMT but NetApp no longer makes recommendations on the supported version and instead recommends customers run the latest ONYX version.

 

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