Press Release Summary:
Occupying 4U footprint, ProSAFEÂ® M6100 Chassis SeriesÂ enables redundant switched networks from Core to Edge. Passive backplane, >1.4 Tbps switching and routing capacity, full management, and fabric nonstop forwarding redundancy for optimized resiliency and scalability. Comprising 10 Gigabit distribution layer switches and Gigabit access layer, chassis is available with multiple port combinations: up to 144-port Gigabit or 72-port 10 Gigabit ports.
Original Press Release:
NETGEAR Pushes Performance Boundaries with ProSAFE® M6100 Chassis Series
~An all-in-one chassis that offers the densest Gigabit and 10G port solution in a 4U footprint~
New Delhi, India – NETGEAR®, Inc., a global networking company that delivers innovative products to businesses, consumers, and service providers, announced the launch of ProSAFE® M6100 Chassis Series. The new ProSAFE M6100 Chassis Series is a high-density chassis alternative to stackable switches for businesses. It’s an affordable and uniquely flexible chassis platform that enables high performance, highly resilient, fully redundant and future-ready switched networks from the Core to the Edge — without hurting or exhausting IT budgets.
The M6100 Chassis Series comprises Gigabit access layer and 10 Gigabit distribution layer switches in a 4U footprint. With more than 1.4 Tbps switching and routing capacity, passive backplane, full management and fabric nonstop forwarding redundancy, the M6100 Series delivers world-class resiliency and scalability. Its operating software and system management features take the complexity out of delivering L2/L3/L4-rich services for enterprise edge and SMB core deployments. UPOE capability extends its potential and delivers true investment protection to leverage today’s and tomorrow’s evolving powered devices.
The M6100 Series is designed for use at the centre of a small to mid-sized organization network, or as an aggregated or access solution in a larger campus or mid-sized enterprise branch network. For those who require a resilient Gigabit connectivity to the desktop or 10G for virtualized server and storage needs, the M6100 provides the market’s fastest backplane speeds with hitless failover to deliver enterprise-grade service level excellence.
The M6100 Chassis Series offers multiple port combinations to suit diverse needs, with up to 144-port Gigabit or 72-port 10 Gigabit ports. NETGEAR is offering a cost-effective ProSAFE M6100 Starter Kit (XCM8903SK-10000S) comprising the essentials for a ready-made, turnkey solution:
• 1 M6100-3S base chassis (XCM8903)
• 1 blade 40x1G + 4x10G (XCM8944)
• 1 PoE+ daughter card (XCM89P)
• 1 power supply unit (APS1000W)
• 1 fan tray front to back (AFT603)
• Rack-mount kit (with handles) for 2-post racks and wiring cabinets
• Sliding rails kit for 4-post racks and wiring cabinets
Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC, NETGEAR, said "The M6100 Series has enabled us to consolidate our switched network to deliver bandwidth and management efficiencies, while at the same time improving our overall redundant footprint for the core parts of our network”.
About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail-proven, mobile broadband solutions for their customers on the go. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 45,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 39,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, California, USA, with additional offices in over 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at twitter.com/NETGEAR and www.facebook.com/NETGEAR.