- Thirty-two 40 Gb QSFP+ ports in a 1U form factor
- Purpose-built for applications requiring high bandwidth and ultra-low latency
- Support for advanced features like Network Address Translation (NAT), Precision Timing (PTP)
- Cloud-ready: Software Defined Networking (SDN) features such as OpenFlow
The Lenovo RackSwitch G8332 is built with top performance with 32 QSFP+ ports, ultra-low latency and 2.56 Tbps throughput. This enterprise-class, full-featured L2 and L3 data center switch delivers line-rate, high-bandwidth switching, filtering, and traffic queuing without delaying data. Large data center-grade buffers keep traffic moving. The G8332 makes for an ideal solution for applications such as high performance computing, financial applications, Hosting Environments, and Cloud Designs in Enterprise, Web 2.0 and virtualized data centers.
The G8332 is design for Cloud with support for OpenFlow which helps easily create software defined virtual networks (SDN) and enables a remote controller to modify the behavior of network devices. Redundant power and fans along with numerous high availability features equip the switch for business-sensitive traffic, while converged enhanced Ethernet can help deliver value for iSCSI, NAS and FCoE storage environments.
Edge or Core
The high-density G8332 Ethernet aggregation switch enables clients to own an end-to-end flat 2-Tier network based on industry standards using Lenovo switches and servers. The G8332 is an ideal spine/aggregation switch to use when connecting a number of switches such as the Lenovo RackSwitch or embedded Ethernet offerings for Flex System™ with a 40 GbE uplink port at the access layer. The G8332 also provides clients a feature-rich design with key features such as Converged Enhance Ethernet (CEE)/Data Center Bridging (DCB), and enterprise-class Layer 2 and Layer 3 functionalities at an attractive price point.
Lenovo is the leading provider of x86 systems for the data center. The portfolio includes rack, tower, blade, dense and converged systems, and supports enterprise class performance, reliability and security. Lenovo also offers a full range of networking, storage, software and solutions, and comprehensive services supporting business needs throughout the IT lifecycle.