Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3130 for Dell M1000E
Posted on June 8, 2015 by newbrandmedia
The Cisco Catalyst ® Blade Server 3130 represents the next-generation networking solution for blade server environments. Built on the market-leading Cisco ® hardware and Cisco IOS ® Software, the Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3130 (Figure 1) is engineered with unique technologies specifically designed to meet the rigors of blade server-based application infrastructure. Specifically, the switch is designed to deliver scaleable, high-performance, highly resilient connectivity while supporting ongoing IT initiatives to reduce server infrastructure complexity and total cost of ownership (TCO).
The Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3130 for Dell M1000e has two configurations and SKUs. One configuration allows customers to connect the switch to the existing network fabric using Gigabit Ethernet uplinks, and the other configuration allows customers to connect the switch to the existing network fabric using Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks.
Configuration 1: Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3130G for Dell M1000e
Supports up to 8 Gigabit Ethernet uplink ports: 4 10/100/1000BASE-T ports and 4 Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) Gigabit Ethernet ports (using Cisco TwinGig Converter Modules in the X2 slots)
Configuration 2: Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3130X for Dell M1000e
Supports up to 4 10/100/1000BASE-T ports and 2 X2-based 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports