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SwitchBlade x8100 Series

Next Generation Intelligent Layer 3+ Chassis Switches

Easily the most power-efficient chassis in its class, the SwitchBlade x8100 Series features lower cost of ownership—and it's better for the planet. One switch. Unlimited possibilities.


  • Designed to deliver high availability, wirespeed performance and a high port count
  • Highly resilient design includes dual controllers, dual PSUs and dual redundant passive backplane paths
  • Dual control cards are partnered with four or ten line card slots in the 6 or 12 slot chassis
  • Gigabit and 10 Gigabit line card options
  • High-efficiency power supplies and low-power chip sets

Key Features

  • SBx81XLEM 40G modular line card
  • AMF guestnode
  • AMF starter
  • Active fiber monitoring
  • Policy-based routing
  • Microsoft Network Load Balancing (MS NLB) support

Explore the models in this Series:


Active Fiber Monitoring
Active-Active switch fabric
Allied Telesis Management Framework (AMF)
AlliedWare Plus feature-rich operating system
Dual controller fabric slots and either four or ten line card slots
Ethernet Protection Switched Ring (EPSRing)
Extensive Gigabit and 10 Gigabit connectivity options
High port density in a compact form factor
High reliability with dual redundant load-sharing PSUs
Industry standard CLI
Industry-leading Quality of Service (QoS)
Maximum uptime with all hardware hot-swappable
Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+)
Powerful multicasting features
Virtual Chassis Stacking (VCStack)