CentreCOM GS970M Series

Managed Gigabit Ethernet Switches

The Allied Telesis CentreCOM GS970M Series of Layer 3 Gigabit switches offer an impressive set of features in a compact design, making them ideal for applications at the network edge.

GS970M Series
Overview

Allied Telesis CentreCOM GS970M Series switches provide an excellent access solution for today’s networks, supporting Gigabit to the desktop for maximum performance. The Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) models provide an ideal solution for connecting and remotely powering wireless access points, IP video surveillance cameras, and IP phones. The GS970M models feature 8, 16 or 24 Gigabit ports, and 2 or 4 SFP uplinks, for secure connectivity at the network edge.

Key Features

  • Modular AlliedWare Plus operating system
  • Allied Telesis Autonomous Management FrameworkTM (AMF) edge node
  • Eco-friendly
  • IPv6 features
  • IEEE 802.1x/MAC/Web authentication support
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) for easy management
  • L3 features supported
  • Static routing
  • RIP

Performance

  • Supports 10K jumbo frames
  • Wirespeed multicasting
  • Up to 16K MAC addresses
  • 512MB DDR SDRAM (GS970M non PoE)
  • 256MB DDR SDRAM (GS970M PS)
  • 4094 configurable VLANs (GS970M non PoE)
  • 2048 configurable VLANs (GS970M PS)
  • 64MB flash memory
  • Packet Buffer memory: 1.5MB

Diagnostic Tools

  • Active Fiber Monitoring detects tampering on optical links
  • Built-In Self Test (BIST)
  • Find-me device locator
  • Cable fault locator (TDR)
  • Optical Digital Diagnostic Monitoring (DDM)
  • Automatic link flap detection and port shutdown
  • Ping polling for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Port and VLAN mirroring (RSPAN)
  • TraceRoute for IPv4 and IPv6

IP Features

  • IPv4 static routing and RIP
  • Device management over IPv6 networks with SNMPv6, Telnetv6 and SSHv6
  • NTPv6 client

Management

  • Allied Telesis Autonomous Management Framework (AMF) enables powerful centralized management and zero-touch device installation and recovery
  • Console management port on the front panel for ease of access
  • Eco-friendly mode allows ports and LEDs to be disabled to save power
  • Industry-standard CLI with context-sensitive help
  • Powerful CLI scripting engine
  • Comprehensive SNMP MIB support for standards-based device management
  • Built-in text editor
  • Event-based triggers allow user-defined scripts to be executed upon selected system events
  • SD/SDHC memory card socket allows software release files, configurations and other files to be stored for backup and distribution to other devices
  • Configurable logs and triggers provide an audit trail of SD card insertion and removal

Quality of Service

  • Eight priority queues with a hierarchy of high-priority queues for real-time traffic, and mixed scheduling, for each switch port
  • Limit bandwidth per port or per traffic class down to 64kbps
  • Wirespeed traffic classification with low latency essential for VoIP and real-time streaming media applications
  • Policy-based QoS on VLAN, port, MAC and general packet classifiers
  • Policy-based storm protection
  • Extensive remarking capabilities
  • Taildrop for queue congestion control
  • Strict priority, weighted round robin or mixed scheduling
  • IP precedence and DiffServ marking based on layer 2, 3 and 4 headers

Resiliency Features

  • Control Plane Prioritization (CPP) ensures the CPU always has sufficient bandwidth to process network control traffic
  • Dynamic link failover (host attach)
  • EPSR (Ethernet Protection Switched Rings) with enhanced recovery
  • Loop protection: loop detection and thrash limiting
  • PVST+ compatibility mode
  • STP root guard
  • UniDirectional Link Detection (UDLD)

Security Features

  • Access Control Lists (ACLs) based on Layer 2, 3 and 4 headers
  • Configurable auth-fail and guest VLANs
  • Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (AAA)
  • Bootloader can be password protected for device security
  • BPDU protection
  • DHCP snooping, IP source guard and Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI)
  • Dynamic VLAN assignment
  • MAC address filtering and MAC address lock-down
  • Network Access and Control (NAC) features manage endpoint security
  • Port-based learn limits (intrusion detection)
  • Private VLANs provide security and port isolation for multiple customers using the same VLAN
  • Secure Copy (SCP)
  • Strong password security and encryption
  • Tri-authentication: MAC-based, web-based and IEEE 802.1x

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating ambient temp:
  • 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
  • Storage temperature range:
  • -25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
  • Operating relative humidity range:
  • 5% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage relative humidity range:
  • 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • Maximum operating:
  • Altitude 3,000 m (9,842 ft)
  • Maximum Non operating:
  • Altitude 4,000 m (13,100 ft)

Safety and Electromagnetic Emissions

  • RFI (Emissions): FCC Class A, EN55022 Class A, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, VCCI Class A, CISPR Class A
  • EMC (Immunity): EN55024
  • Electrical and Laser Safety: EN60950-1 (TUV), UL 60950-1(cULus), EN60825-1
  • Compliance Marks: UL, cUL, UL-EU, CE

Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Compliance

  • EU RoHS compliant
  • China RoHS compliant

Product Specifications

PRODUCT 10/100/1000T (RJ-45) COPPER PORTS 100/1000X SFP PORTS TOTAL PORTS POE+ ENABLED PORTS SWITCHING FABRIC FORWARDING RATE
GS970M/10PS 8 2 10 8 20Gbps 14.9Mpps
GS970M/10 8 2 10 - 20Gbps 14.9Mpps
GS970M/18PS 16 2 18 16 36Gbps 26.8Mpps
GS970M/18 16 2 18 - 36Gbps 26.8Mpps
GS970M/28PS 24 4 28 24 56Gbps 41.7Mpps
GS970M/28 24 4 28 - 56Gbps 41.7Mpps

 

Physical Specifications

PRODUCT WIDTH x DEPTH x HEIGHT WEIGHT PACKAGED DIMENSIONS PACKAGED WEIGHT
GS970M/10PS 210 x 275 x 42.5 mm
(8.27 x 10.83 x 1.67 in)
2.1 kg (4.6 lb) 43 x 36 x 15 cm
(16.93 x 14.17 x 5.90 in)
3.45 kg (7.6 lb)
GS970M/10 265 x 180 x 42.5 mm
(10.43 x 7.08 x 1.67 in)
1.5 kg (3.3 lb) 43 x 36 x 15 cm
(16.93 x 14.17 x 5.90 in)
2.85 kg (6.3 lb)
GS970M/18PS 341 x 231 x 44 mm
(13.42 x 9.09 x 1.73 in)
3.0 kg (6.6 lb) 43 x 36 x 15 cm
(16.93 x 14.17 x 5.90 in)
4.35 kg (9.6 lb)
GS970M/18 341 x 231 x 44 mm
(13.42 x 9.09 x 1.73 in)
2.4 kg (5.3 lb) 43 x 36 x 15 cm
(16.93 x 14.17 x 5.90 in)
4.0 kg (8.8 lb)
GS970M/28PS 440 x 290 x 44 mm
(17.32 x 11.42 x 1.73 in)
4.7 kg (10.4 lb) 53 x 43 x 15 cm
(20.86 x 16.93 x 5.90 in)
6.35 kg (14.0 lb)
GS970M/28 341 x 231 x 44 mm
(13.42 x 9.09 x 1.73 in)
2.4 kg (5.3 lb) 43 x 36 x 15 cm
(16.93 x 14.17 x 5.90 in)
4.0 kg (8.8 lb)

 

Power characteristics

100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz, 2.4A maximum

  NO POE LOAD FULL POE+ LOAD      
PRODUCT MAX POWER CONSUMPTION MAX HEAT DISSIPATION NOISE MAX POWER CONSUMPTION MAX HEAT DISSIPATION NOISE MAX POE POWER MAX POE PORTS AT 15W PER PORT MAX POE PORTS AT 30W PER PORT
GS970M/10PS 16W 55 BTU/hr 33 dBA 180W 126 BTU/hr 41 dBA 124W 8 4
GS970M/10 16W 55 BTU/hr Fanless            
GS970M/18PS 21W 72 BTU/hr 34 dBA 330W 169 BTU/hr 42 dBA 247W 16 8
GS970M/18 18W 61 BTU/hr 29 dBA            
GS970M/28PS 37W 127 BTU/hr 33 dBA 520W 303 BTU/hr 42 dBA 370W 24 12
GS970M/28 26W 89 BTU/hr 34 dBA            

 

Latency

  PORT SPEED
PRODUCT 10Mbps 100Mbps 1Gbps
GS970M/10 55µs 7.8µs 3.4µs
GS970M/18 56µs 7.9µs 3.4µs
GS970M/28 59µs 8.6µs 4.3µs
Cryptographic Algorithms
FIPS Approved Algorithms

Encryption (Block Ciphers):

  • AES (ECB, CBC, CFB and OFB Modes)
  • 3DES (ECB, CBC, CFB and OFB Modes)

Block Cipher Modes:

  • CCM
  • CMAC
  • GCM
  • XTS

Digital Signatures & Asymmetric Key Generation:

  • DSA
  • ECDSA
  • RSA

Secure Hashing:

  • SHA-1
  • SHA-2 (SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384. SHA-512)

Message Authentication:

  • HMAC (SHA-1, SHA-2(224, 256, 384, 512)

Random Number Generation:

  • DRBG (Hash, HMAC and Counter)
Non FIPS Approved Algorithms

RNG (AES128/192/256)
DES
MD5

Ethernet Standards

IEEE 802.2 Logical Link Control (LLC)
IEEE 802.3 Ethernet
IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T
IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE)
IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet plus (PoE+)
IEEE 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-X
IEEE 802.3x Flow control - full-duplex operation
IEEE 802.3z 1000BASE-X

IPv4 Features
RFC 768
User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
RFC 791
Internet Protocol (IP)
RFC 792
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
RFC 793
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
RFC 826
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
RFC 894
Standard for the transmission of IP datagrams over Ethernet networks
RFC 919
Broadcasting Internet datagrams
RFC 922
Broadcasting Internet datagrams in the presence of subnets
RFC 932
Subnetwork addressing scheme
RFC 950
Internet standard subnetting procedure
RFC 1042
Standard for the transmission of IP datagrams over IEEE 802 networks
RFC 1071
Computing the Internet checksum
RFC 1122
Internet host requirements
RFC 1191
Path MTU discovery
RFC 1518
An architecture for IP address allocation with CIDR
RFC 1519
Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
RFC 1812
Requirements for IPv4 routers
RFC 1918
IP addressing
RFC 2581
TCP congestion control
IPv6 Features
RFC 1981
Path MTU discovery for IPv6
RFC 2460
IPv6 specification
RFC 2464
Transmission of IPv6 packets over Ethernet networks
RFC 2711
IPv6 router alert option
RFC 3484
Default address selection for IPv6
RFC 3587
IPv6 global unicast address format
RFC 3596
DNS extensions to support IPv6
RFC 4007
IPv6 scoped address architecture
RFC 4193
Unique local IPv6 unicast addresses
RFC 4213
Transition mechanisms for IPv6 hosts and routers
RFC 4291
IPv6 addressing architecture
RFC 4443
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMPv6)
RFC 4861
Neighbor discovery for IPv6
RFC 4862
IPv6 Stateless Address Auto-Configuration (SLAAC)
RFC 5014
IPv6 socket API for source address selection
RFC 5095
Deprecation of type 0 routing headers in IPv6
Management

AMF edge node(1) AT Enterprise MIB including AMF MIB and SNMP traps
SNMPv1, v2c and v3
IEEE 802.1AB Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)

RFC 1155
Structure and identification of management information for TCP/IP-based Internets
RFC 1157
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
RFC 1212
Concise MIB definitions
RFC 1213
MIB for network management of TCP/IP-based Internets: MIB-II
RFC 1215
Convention for defining traps for use with the SNMP
RFC 1227
SNMP MUX protocol and MIB
RFC 1239
Standard MIB
RFC 1724
RIPv2 MIB extension
RFC 2578
Structure of Management Information v2 (SMIv2)
RFC 2579
Textual conventions for SMIv2
RFC 2580
Conformance statements for SMIv2
RFC 2674
Definitions of managed objects for bridges with traffic classes, multicast filtering and VLAN extensions
RFC 2741
Agent extensibility (AgentX) protocol
RFC 2819
RMON MIB (groups 1,2,3 and 9)
RFC 2863
Interfaces group MIB
RFC 3411
An architecture for describing SNMP management frameworks
RFC 3412
Message processing and dispatching for the SNMP
RFC 3413
SNMP applications
RFC 3414
User-based Security Model (USM) for SNMPv3
RFC 3415
View-based Access Control Model (VACM) for SNMP
RFC 3416
Version 2 of the protocol operations for the SNMP
RFC 3417
Transport mappings for the SNMP
RFC 3418
MIB for SNMP
RFC 3621
Power over Ethernet (PoE) MIB
RFC 3635
Definitions of managed objects for the Ethernet-like interface types
RFC 3636
IEEE 802.3 MAU MIB
RFC 4022
MIB for the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
RFC 4113
MIB for the User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
RFC 4188
Definitions of managed objects for bridges
RFC 4292
IP forwarding table MIB
RFC 4293
MIB for the Internet Protocol (IP)
RFC 4318
Definitions of managed objects for bridges with RSTP
RFC 4560
Definitions of managed objects for remote ping, traceroute and lookup operations
RFC 5424
The Syslog protocol
Multicast Support

IGMP query solicitation
IGMP snooping (IGMPv1, v2 and v3)
IGMP snooping fast-leave
MLD snooping (MLDv1 and v2)

RFC 2715
Interoperability rules for multicast routing protocols
RFC 3306
Unicast-prefix-based IPv6 multicast addresses
RFC 4541
IGMP and MLD snooping switches
Quality of Service (QoS)
IEEE 802.1p
Priority tagging
RFC 2211
Specification of the controlled-load network element service
RFC 2474
DiffServ precedence for eight queues/port
RFC 2475
DiffServ architecture
RFC 2597
DiffServ Assured Forwarding (AF)
RFC 2697
A single-rate three-color marker
RFC 2698
A two-rate three-color marker
RFC 3246
DiffServ Expedited Forwarding (EF)
Resiliency Features
IEEE 802.1AX
Link aggregation (static and LACP)
IEEE 802.1D
MAC bridges
IEEE 802.1s
Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
IEEE 802.1w
Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
IEEE 802.3ad
Static and dynamic link aggregation
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
RFC 1058
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
RFC 2082
RIP-2 MD5 authentication
RFC 2453
RIPv2
Security Features

SSH remote login
SSLv2 and SSLv3
TACACS+ Accounting, Authentication and Authorisation (AAA)

IEEE 802.1X
authentication protocols (TLS, TTLS, PEAP and MD5)
IEEE 802.1X
multi-supplicant authentication
IEEE 802.1X
port-based network access control
RFC 2560
X.509 Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP)
RFC 2818
HTTP over TLS (“HTTPS”)
RFC 2865
RADIUS authentication
RFC 2866
RADIUS accounting
RFC 2986
PKCS #10: certification request syntax specification v1.7
RFC 3546
Transport Layer Security (TLS) extensions
RFC 3580
IEEE 802.1x RADIUS usage guidelines
RFC 3748
PPP Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
RFC 4251
Secure Shell (SSHv2) protocol architecture
RFC 4252
Secure Shell (SSHv2) authentication protocol
RFC 4253
Secure Shell (SSHv2) transport layer protocol
RFC 4254
Secure Shell (SSHv2) connection protocol
RFC 5246
TLS v1.2
RFC 5280
X.509 certificate and Certificate Revocation List (CRL) profile
RFC 5425
Transport Layer Security (TLS) transport mapping for Syslog
RFC 5656
Elliptic curve algorithm integration for SSH
RFC 6125
Domain-based application service identity within PKI using X.509 certificates with TLS
RFC 6614
Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption
for RADIUS
RFC 6668
SHA-2 data integrity verification for SSH
Services
RFC 854
Telnet protocol specification
RFC 855
Telnet option specifications
RFC 857
Telnet echo option
RFC 858
Telnet suppress go ahead option
RFC 1091
Telnet terminal-type option
RFC 1350
Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)
RFC 1985
SMTP service extension
RFC 2049
MIME
RFC 2131
DHCPv4 client
RFC 2616
Hypertext Transfer Protocol - HTTP/1.1
RFC 2821
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
RFC 2822
Internet message format
RFC 4330
Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP) version 4
RFC 5905
Network Time Protocol (NTP) version 4
VLAN Support
IEEE 802.1Q
Virtual LAN (VLAN) bridges
IEEE 802.1v
VLAN classification by protocol and port
IEEE 802.3ac
VLAN tagging
Voice over IP (VoIP)

LLDP-MED ANSI/TIA-1057
Voice VLAN

 

(1) AMF edge is for products used at the edge of the network, and only support a single AMF link. They cannot use cross links or virtual links.

NAME DESCRIPTION INCLUDES
AT-FL-GS97-UDLD UniDirectional Link Detection UDLD

Model availability can vary between regions. Please check to see which models are available in your region.

AT-GS970M/10PS-R

L3 switch with 8 x 10/100/1000T PoE ports and
2 x 100/1000X SFP ports with rack mount kit

AT-GS970M/10

L3 switch with 8 x 10/100/1000T ports and
2 x 100/1000X SFP ports

AT-GS970M/18PS-R

L3 switch with 16 x 10/100/1000T PoE ports and
2 x 100/1000X SFP ports with rack mount kit

AT-GS970M/18

L3 switch with 16 x 10/100/1000T ports and
2 x 100/1000X SFP ports

AT-GS970M/28PS

L3 switch with 24 x 10/100/1000T PoE ports and
4 x 100/1000X SFP ports

AT-GS970M/28

L3 switch with 24 x 10/100/1000T ports and
4 x 100/1000X SFP ports

AT-RKMT-J05

Rack mount kit for GS970M/10

AT-RKMT-J13

Rack mount kit for GS970M/18 and 18PS

AT-RKMT-J14

Rack mount kit for GS970M/10PS

AT-RKMT-J15

Rack mount shelf kit for two GS970M/10 units

AT-BRKT-J23

Wall mount kit for GS970M/10

AT-BRKT-J24

Wall mount kit for GS970M/18, 28, 10PS, 18PS and 28PS

SFP modules

AT-SPFX/2

100FX multi-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 2 km

AT-SPFX/15

100FX single-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 15 km

AT-SPFXBD-LC-13

100BX Bi-Di (1310 nm Tx, 1550 nm Rx) fiber up to 10 km

AT-SPFXBD-LC-15

100BX Bi-Di (1550 nm Tx, 1310 nm Rx) fiber up to 10 km

AT-SPTX

1000T 100 m copper

AT-SPSX

1000SX GbE multi-mode 850 nm fiber up to 550 m

AT-SPSX/I

1000SX GbE multi-mode 850 nm fiber up to 550 m
industrial temperature

AT-SPEX

1000X GbE multi-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 2 km

AT-SPLX10

1000LX GbE single-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 10 km

AT-SPLXI0/I

1000LX GbE single-mode 1310 nm fiber up to
10 km industrial temperature

AT-SPBDI0-13

1000LX GbE Bi-Di (1310 nm Tx, 1490 nm Rx) fiber up to 10 km

AT-SPBDI0-14

1000LX GbE Bi-Di (1490 nm Tx, 1310 nm Rx) fiber up to 10 km

AT-SPLX40

1000LX GbE single-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 40 km

AT-SPZX80

1000ZX GbE single-mode 1550 nm fiber up to 80 km

AT-SPBD20-13/I

1000BX GbE Bi-Di (1310 nm Tx, 1550 nm Rx) fiber up to 20 km
industrial temperature

AT-SPBD20-14/I

1000BX GbE Bi-Di (1490 nm Tx, 1310 nm Rx) fiber up to 20 km
industrial temperature