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.