1/10G/40G L3, 96 Port L3 switch L3 Stackable fully Managed switch

  • Features & Benefits
  • Specifications
Key features
  • Cost effective 1G access layer in campus LAN networks, and high performance 10G distribution layer for midsize organizations networks
  • Zero Touch AV-over-IP with pre-configured L2 Multicast on all 1G models (1G AV encoders and decoders) and 10G models (SDVoE-ready)
  • Advanced Layer 2, Layer 3 and Layer 4 feature set - no license required - including Policy Based Routing, RIP, VRRP, OSPF and PIM
  • Innovative mixed "Spine and Leaf", 1G and 10G stacking with nonstop forwarding and hitless failover redundancy
  • Low acoustics, half-width 16-port and 24-port 10G models can be paired in a single rack space for redundant Top of Rack
  • Up to 384 (Gigabit) ports, 768 (10 Gigabit) ports, 192 (40 Gigabit) ports or a combination in a stack seen as one “logical” switch
  • PoE+ (30 watts per port) with hot swap, redundant power supplies and full provisioning
  • 48- and 96-port 10G models’ ultra-low latency and scalable table size with 128K MAC, 8K ARP/NDP, 4K VLANs, 12K routes
  • Mixed Stack of 1G and 10G models provides 16K MAC, 2K ARP/NDP, 4K VLANs and 512 routes
  • SDN-Ready OpenFlow 1.3 support for maximum investment protection

  • Software
  • Advanced classifier-based, time-based hardware implementation for L2 (MAC), L3 (IP) and L4 (UDP/TCP transport ports) security and prioritization
  • Selectable Port-Channel / LAG (802.3ad - 802.1AX) L2/L3/L4 hashing for fault tolerance and load sharing with any type of Ethernet channeling
  • Voice VLAN with SIP, H323 and SCCP protocols detection and LLDP-MED IP phones automatic QoS and VLAN configuration
  • Efficient authentication tiering with successive DOT1X, MAB and Captive Portal methods for streamlined BYOD
  • Comprehensive IPv4/IPv6 static and dynamic routing including Proxy ARP, OSPF, Policy-based routing and automatic 6-to-4 tunneling
  • Enhanced IPv4/IPv6 multicast forwarding with IGMPv3/MLDv2 ASM and SSM Proxy and Control Packet Flooding protection
  • High performance IPv4/IPv6 multicast routing with PIM timer accuracy and unhandled PIM (S,G,rpt) state machine events transitioning
  • Advanced IPv4/IPv6 security implementation including malicious code detection, DHCP Snooping, IP Source Guard protection and DoS attacks mitigation
  • Innovative multi-vendor Auto-iSCSI capabilities for easier virtualization optimization

  • Availability
  • Dual redundant, modular power supplies equipping full width models contribute to business continuity management
  • Vertical or horizontal flexible stacking with management unit hitless failover and nonstop forwarding across operational stack members
  • Spine and leaf architecture with every leaf switch (1G access switches) connecting to every spine switch (distributed 10G "core" switches)
  • Stacking and distributed link aggregation allow for multi-resiliency with zero downtime and load balancing capabilities
  • Link Dependency new feature enables or disables ports based on the link state of different ports
  • Per VLAN Spanning Tree and Per VLAN Rapid Spanning Tree (PVSTP/PVRSTP) offer interoperability with PVST+ infrastructures

  • Management
  • DHCP/BootP innovative auto-installation including firmware and configuration file upload automation
  • Industry standard SNMP, RMON, MIB, LLDP, AAA, sFlow and RSPAN remote mirroring implementation
  • Service port for out-of-band Ethernet management (OOB)
  • Standard RS232 straight-through serial RJ45 and Mini-USB ports for local management console
  • Standard USB port for local storage, logs, configuration or image files
  • Dual firmware image and configuration file for updates with minimum service interruption
  • Industry standard command line interface (CLI) for IT admins used to other vendors commands
  • Fully functional Web console (GUI) for IT admins who prefer an easy to use graphical interface
  • Single-pane-of-glass NMS300 management platform with mass-configuration support

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  • Product Number M4300-96X
    Model Description 12-Slot Modular Stackable Managed Switch with 8-port 10G and 2-port 40G expansion cards
    Datasheet (PDF) M4300 Datasheet
    Datasheet (Excel) M4300 Excel
    Ordering Number XSM4396K0 (empty switch, no PSU)
    XSM4396K1 (48-port 10G fiber SFP+ starter kit with one APS600W PSU)
    Acoustics Without PoE: 35.8dB @ 25°C (77°F)
    With max PoE load: 66.8dB @ 25°C (77°F)
    Power Consumption (Max) Without PoE: 566 Watts
    With 1,440W PoE: 2,006 Watts
    10G RJ45 Ports 0 to 96 x 10GBASE-T (Fast Ethernet, 1G, 2.5G, 5G, and 10G speeds)
    APM408C is the 8 x 10GBASE-T port card
    APM408P is the 8 x 10GBASE-T PoE+ port card
    10G Fiber SFP+ Ports 0 to 96 x SFP+ (1G and 10G speeds)
    APM408F is the 8 x SFP+ port card
    40G Fiber QSFP+ Ports 0 to 24 x QSFP+ (4x10G and 40G speeds)
    APM402XL is the 2 x 40G QSFP+ port card
    Power over Ethernet 0 to 48 x 10G PoE+ 30W
    Only the top 6 slots (out of 12) can support PoE+ operation
    APS1200W PSU is preferred for PoE+ operation
    PoE Budget (Watts) 0W PoE Budget with 1 x APS600W PSU @ 110V/220V AC input
    634W PoE Budget with 2 x APS600W PSUs in shared EPS mode @ 110V/220V AC input
    720 W PoE Budget with 1 x APS1200W PSU @ 110V/220V AC input
    720 W PoE Budget with 2 x APS1200W PSUs in redundant RPS mode @ 110V/220V AC input
    1,084 W PoE Budget with APS600W + APS1200W PSUs in shared EPS mode @ 110V/220V AC input
    1,440 W PoE Budget with 2 x APS1200W PSUs in shared EPS mode @ 110V/220V AC input
    Feature Set Layer 3 (static, policy-based and RIP OSPF VRRP PIM dynamic routing)
    Management Ports 1G Ethernet service port for out-of-band management (OOB, RJ45)
    RS232 straight-through serial RJ45 for local management console
    Mini-USB port for local management console
    USB port for local storage, logs, configuration or image files
    Form Factor 2RU modular switch that comes either empty or in a starter kit with 48 SFP+ port
    Full width with dual, redundant modular PSUs for business continuity
    APS600W is the 600W power supply unit for non-PoE applications
    APS1200W is the 1,200W power supply unit for PoE applications