Aruba 8320 Switch Series

Scalable aggregation, core and data center switches.

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  • The Aruba CX 8320 Switch Series is a modern, intelligent family of high availability switches designed for enterprise campus core and aggregation deployments. A non-blocking architecture also makes it ideal for top of rack (ToR) use cases for spine-leaf topologies within data centers.

    Compact 1U switches provide 32 ports of 40GbE or 48 ports of 10GbE (SFP/SFP+ and 10GBASE-T) with 6 ports of 40GbE. Wire speed performance meets the demands of today’s bandwidth-intensive applications.

    A fully programmable network operating system and cloud-centric design delivers automation and simplicity, including easy-to-use configuration tools for error-free installs. Built-in monitoring and analytics further enhance the operator experience with immediate troubleshooting and problem resolution insights.

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      Simplify your IT operations

      AOS-CX delivers distributed analytics and full programmability from access edge to data center for complete network configuration and assurance, and automated and simplified IT operations.
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      See and fix problems before they happen

      The Aruba Network Analytics Engine (NAE) provides unparalleled visibility and analytics via built-in, real-time monitoring and troubleshooting for fast problem identification and resolution.
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      Amazing performance that’s always on

      Aruba Virtual Switching Extension (VSX) provides high availability fast wire speed 10GbE (SFP/SFP+ and 10GBASE-T) and 40GbE connectivity even during live upgrades.
    • Aruba 8320 48p 10G SFP/SFP+ and 6p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL479A)
      Aruba 8320 32p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL579A)
      Aruba 8320 48p 1G/10GBASE-T and 6p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL581A)
    • Performance
      • High-speed fully distributed architecture
        • Provides 2.5Tbps for switching and 1,905MPPS for forwarding. All switching and routing are wire-speed to meet the demands of bandwidth-intensive applications today and in the future.
      PHYSICAL INTERFACES
      • Choice of compact 1U switches include model with 32 ports of 40GbE and models with 48 ports of 10GbE (SFP/SFP+ and 10GBASE-T) and 6 ports of 40GbE. 40GbE ports support QSFP+ transceivers.
      BUNDLES AND ACCESSORIES
      • JL479A Aruba 8320 Bundle includes:
        • 48p 10G SFP/SFP+ and 6p 40G QSFP+ Switch
        • 5 x JL481A Fans
        • 2 x JL480A Power Supplies
        • 2-post Rack Kit
      • JL579A Aruba 8320 Bundle includes:
        • 32p 40G QSFP+
        • 5 x Fans
        • 2 x Power Supplies
        • 2-post Rack Kit
      • JL581A Aruba 8320 Bundle includes:
        • 48p 1G/10GBASE-T and 6p 40G QSFP+
        • 5 x Fans
        • 2 x Power Supplies
        • 2-post Rack Kit
      • Aruba X721 Front-to-Back Fan (JL481A)
      • Aruba X472 2-post Rack Kit (JL482A) - included with 8320 bundles
      • Aruba X474 4-post Rack Kit (JL483A)
      • Aruba X2C2 RJ45 to DB9 Console Cable (JL448A)
      Power supplies
      • Aruba X371 400W AC Power Supply (JL480A)
      Physical characteristics
      • Aruba 8320 6p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL479A)
        • Dimensions: (H) 43.2 mm x (W) 442 mm x (D) 505.5 mm (1.7" x 17.4" x 19.9")
        • Full Configuration Weight: 20.7 lb (9.4 kg)
      • Aruba 8320 32p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL579A)
        • Dimensions: (H) 43.5 mm x (W) 438 mm x (D) 515 mm (1.71" x 17.26" x 20.28")
        • Full Configuration Weight: 21.27 lb (9.7 kg)
      • Aruba 8320 48p 1G/10GBASE-T and 6p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL581A)
        • Dimensions: (H) 43.9 mm x (W) 473 mm x (D) 443 mm (1.71" x 18.6" x 17.4")
        • Full Configuration Weight: 20.94 lb (9.5 kg)
      Mounting and enclosure
      • Mounts in an EIA standard 19-inch rack or other equipment cabinet (hardware included); horizontal surface mounting only
    • ENVIRONMENTAL
      • Operating: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) with 5% to 95%, non-condensing
      • Non-Operating: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F) with 5% to 95%, non-condensing
      • Max Operating Altitude: Up to 10,000ft (3.048 Km)
      • Max Non-Operating Altitude: Up to 15,000ft (4.6 Km)
      • Acoustics
        • Aruba 8320 6p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL479A):
          • Sound Pressure (LpAm) (Bystander) 61.1 dB
        • Aruba 8320 32p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL579A):
          • Sound Pressure (LpAm) (Bystander) 79 dB
        • Aruba 8320 48p 1G/10GBASE-T and 6p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL581A):
          • Sound Pressure (LpAm) (Bystander) 61.1 dB
      Electrical characteristics
      • Frequency: 50-65 Hz
      • AC voltage: 100-127 and 200-240 with either 50 or 60Hz VAC
      • Current: 6A (low voltage) - 3A (high voltage)
      Power Consumption
      • Aruba 8320 6p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL479A): 357 W
      • Aruba 8320 32p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL579A): 310 W
      • Aruba 8320 48p 1G/10GBASE-T and 6p 40G QSFP+ with X472 5 Fans 2 Power Supply Switch Bundle (JL581A): 348 W
      SAFETY
      • EN 60950-1:2006 +A11:2009 +A1:2010 +A12:2011+A2:2013 EN60825-1 IEC60950-1:2005 Ed.2; Am 1:2009+A2:2013 IEC 60825-1 UL60950-1, CSA 22.2 No 60950
      Emissions
      • EN 55032:2012, Class A
      • EN 55024:2010
      • EN 61000-3-2:2014, Class A
      • EN 61000-3-3:2013
      • FCC CFR 47 Part 15:2010, Class A
      • EN 50581:2012 (RoHS)
      Management
      • SNMP
      • RJ45 for Serial Console
      • USB-Type A for file management only
      • RJ45 Ethernet for OOBM
      Additional Specifications
      • For additional specifications, please see the data sheet.