Comparison

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Aruba CX 8400 Series

Aruba CX 8400 Series

Carrier-class, high availability core and data center switches.

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Aruba CX 8325 Series

Aruba CX 8325 Series

High performance core and data center switches.

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Aruba CX 6400 Series

Aruba CX 6400 Series

Next-gen modular switches for enterprise networks

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Aruba CX 6200 Series

Aruba CX 6200 Series

Next-gen access switches for distributed enterprises and SMBs

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Aruba CX 8320 Series

Aruba CX 8320 Series

Scalable aggregation, core and data center switches.

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Aruba CX 6300 Series

Aruba CX 6300 Series

Next-gen stackable switches for the cloud, mobile, and IoT future

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2930M Series

2930M Series

Performance and scalability for enterprise campus and SMB

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2930F Series

2930F Series

Performance and ease of use for the enterprise campus, SMB and branch office

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2540 Series

2540 Series

IoT ready and cloud manageable access switch

Typical Deployment
Aggregation, Core, Data Center, Leaf, Spine
Aggregation, Core, Data Center, Leaf, Spine
Access, Aggregation, Core, Data Center
Access
Aggregation, Core, Data Center, Leaf
Access, Aggregation, Core
Access, Aggregation, Core
Access, Aggregation
Access
Access
Access
Access
Models
8 slot chassis
Fixed: model with 48 ports of 25GbE and 8 ports of 100GbE; model with 32 ports 100GbE; Front to back or Back to Front cooling
5 and 10 slot chassis models
1U Fixed: 24, 48 port
Fixed: model with 32 ports of 40GbE; models with 48 ports of 10GbE (SFP/SFP+ or 10GBASE-T) and 6 ports of 40GbE
1U Fixed: 24, 48 port; full density Smart Rate and 60W High Power PoE models; 24 port SFP+ model; modular and fixed PSU models
6 and 12 slot chassis models
Fixed: 24, 48 port; Smart Rate model
Fixed: 24, 48 port; 24 port Smart Rate model; High Power PoE (802.3bt) models
Fixed: 8, 24, 48 port
Fixed: 24, 48 port
Fixed: 8, 24, 48 port
Switching and Routing Services
Advanced Layer 2 and 3
Advanced Layer 2 and 3
Advanced Layer 2 and 3
Layer 3
Advanced Layer 2 and 3
Advanced Layer 2 and 3
Advanced Layer 3
Advanced Layer 3
Layer 3
Layer 3
Layer 2 with Static and RIP
Layer 2
Switching Performance/Capacity
19.2 Tbs
6.4 Tbs
Up to 28 Tbps
Up to 176 Gbps
2.5 Tbs
Up to 880 Gbps
Up to 1920 Gbps
Up to 480 Gbps
Up to 320 Gbps
Up to 176 Gbps
Up to 176 Gbps
Up to 104 Gbps
Speeds
10G, 40G, 100G
10G, 25G, 40G, 100G
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE‑T, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, 100GbE
1G, SFP+
10G, 40G
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE‑T, 25GbE, 50GbE
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE-T, 40GbE
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE-T, 40GbE
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE-T, 40GbE
1G, SFP, SFP+
1G, SFP, SFP+
Fast Ethernet, 1GbE
Power over Ethernet
None
None
PoE, PoE+, 60W High Power PoE (IEEE 802.3bt)
Up to 740 Watts
PoE, PoE+
None
PoE, PoE+, 60W High Power PoE (IEEE 802.3bt)
Up to 9250 Watts
PoE, PoE+
Up to 1440 Watts
PoE, PoE+
Up to 1440 Watts
PoE, PoE+, High Power PoE (IEEE 802.3bt)
Up to 740 Watts
PoE, PoE+
Up to 370 Watts
PoE, PoE+
Up to 370 Watts
PoE, PoE+
Dynamic Segmentation
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Stacking Virtualization
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSX)
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSX)
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSX)
Stack Maximum: 8 switches (VSF)
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSX)
Stack Maximum: 10 switches (VSF)
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSF)
Stack Maximum: 10 switches (Backplane)
Stack Maximum: 10 switches (Backplane)
Stack Maximum: 8 switches (VSF)
No
No
Automation and Analytics
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit
REST APIs
REST APIs
REST APIs
REST APIs
REST APIs
REST APIs
Management Support
AirWave, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit, IMC
AirWave, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit, IMC
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit
AirWave, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit, IMC
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI

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