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Typical Deployment
Access, Aggregation, Core
Access, Aggregation, Core, Data Center
Access
Access
Access
Aggregation, Core, Data Center, Leaf
Ruggedized Access
Aggregation, Core, Data Center, Leaf, Spine
Access, Aggregation, Core
Aggregation, Core, Data Center, Leaf, Spine
Access, Aggregation
Aggregation, Core, Data Center, Leaf, Spine
Access
Access
Access
Access
Models
1U Fixed: 24, 48 port; full density Smart Rate and 60W High Power PoE models; 24 port SFP+ model; modular and fixed PSU models
5 and 10 slot chassis models
1U Fixed: 24, 48 port
1U Fixed: 12, 24, 48 port
1U Fixed: 12, 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
12 port DIN rail mount, 24 port 1U rack mount
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
6 and 12 slot chassis models
Five fixed models, each sold in two versions: a port-to-power airflow bundle, and a power-to-port airflow bundle: 12 ports of 40GbE/100GbE (QSFP+/QSFP28); 16 ports of 1GbE/10GbE/25GbE (SFP/SFP+/SFP28) + 2 ports of 40GbE/100GbE (QSFP+/QSFP28); 28 ports of 1GbE/10GbE/25GbE (SFP/SFP+/SFP28) + 4 10GbE/25GbE (SFP+/SFP28) with MACsec + 4 ports of 40GbE/100GbE (QSFP+/QSFP28); 24 ports of 1GbE/10GbE (SFP/SFP+) + 2 ports of 40GbE/100GbE (QSFP+/QSFP28); 48 ports of 100M/1GbE/10GbE (10GBASE-T) + 4 ports of 40GbE/100GbE (QSFP+/QSFP28)"
Fixed: 24, 48 port; Smart Rate model
8 slot chassis
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
Layer 3
Layer 2 with static routing
Layer 2 with static routing
Advanced Layer 2 and 3
Layer 2 with static routing
Advanced Layer 2 and 3
Advanced Layer 3
Advanced Layer 2 and 3
Advanced Layer 3
Advanced Layer 2 and 3
Layer 3
Layer 3
Layer 2 with Static and RIP
Layer 2
Switching Performance/Capacity
Up to 880 Gbps
Up to 28 Tbps
Up to 176 Gbps
Up to 176 Gbps
Up to 104 Gbps
2.5 Tbs
Up to 128 Gbps
6.4 Tbs
Up to 1920 Gbps
2.4 Tbps
Up to 480 Gbps
19.2 Tbs
Up to 320 Gbps
Up to 176 Gbps
Up to 176 Gbps
Up to 104 Gbps
Speeds
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE‑T, 25GbE, 50GbE
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE‑T, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, 100GbE
1G, SFP+
1G, SFP+
1G
10G, 40G
1G, SFP+
10G, 25G, 40G, 100G
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE-T, 40GbE
10G, 25G, 40G, 100G, 10GBASE-T
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE-T, 40GbE
10G, 40G, 100G
1G, SFP, SFP+, Smart Rate multi-gigabit, 10GBASE-T, 40GbE
1G, SFP, SFP+
1G, SFP, SFP+
Fast Ethernet, 1GbE
Power over Ethernet
PoE, PoE+, 60W High Power PoE (IEEE 802.3bt)
PoE, PoE+, 60W High Power PoE (IEEE 802.3bt)
Up to 740 Watts
PoE, PoE+
Up to 370 Watts
PoE, PoE+
Up to 370 Watts
PoE, PoE+
None
Up to 360W with combo of 30W and 60W PoE
None
Up to 9250 Watts
PoE, PoE+
None
Up to 1440 Watts
PoE, PoE+
None
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
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Stacking Virtualization
Stack Maximum: 10 switches (VSF)
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSX)
Stack Maximum: 8 switches (VSF)
No
No
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSX)
No
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSX)
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSF)
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSX)
Stack Maximum: 10 switches (Backplane)
Stack Maximum: 2 switches (VSX)
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, NetEdit
REST APIs, NetEdit
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit
REST APIs, NetEdit
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit, Aruba Fabric Composer
REST APIs
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit, Aruba Fabric Composer
REST APIs
REST APIs, Network Analytics Engine, NetEdit
REST APIs
REST APIs
REST APIs
REST APIs
Management Support
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit
AirWave, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit
Central, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit
AirWave, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit, IMC
Central, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit
AirWave, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit, IMC, Aruba Fabric Composer
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit, Aruba Fabric Composer
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
AirWave, CLI, Web GUI, NetEdit, IMC
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI
AirWave, Central, CLI, Web GUI

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