ExoGENI Network

Management Network

Connects the rack to the campus Layer 3 network. It is redundant (2 physical connections are required - to the head node and to the TOR switch). A /25 of public IPv4 addresses is needed (discontinuous segments are also OK, totaling about 120 addresses). 1G is usually sufficient.

IBM BNT G8052

Part Number Description Quantity
7309HC1 IBM System Networking RackSwitch G8052 (rear to front) 1
6311 2.8m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to IEC 320-C14 Rack Power Cable 1
A1DK IBM 19” Flexible 4 Post Rail Kit 1

Data Network

Connects to a Layer 2 provider (NLR or I2 AL2S) directly or via an intermediate Layer 2 provider. 1/10/40G (10G recommended).

IBM BNT G8264

Part Number Description Quantity
7309HC3 IBM System Networking RackSwitch G8264 (rear to front) 1
6311 2.8m, 10A/100-250V, C13 to IEC 320-C14 Rack Power Cable 1
A1DK IBM 19” Flexible 4 Post Rail Kit 1

5053 IBM SFP+ SR Transceiver

Accessories

Accessories like transceivers will be site specific. Please confirm what your site needs before purchasing any equipment.

IBM BNT 1GbE

Part Number Description
81Y1618 SFP RJ45 Transceiver
81Y1622 SFP SX Transceiver
90Y9424 SFP LX Transceiver

IBM BNT 10GbE

Part Number Description
46C3447 SFP+ SR Transceiver
90Y9412 SFP+ LR Transceiver
90Y9415 SFP+ ER Transceiver
90Y9427 1m Passive DAC SFP+ Cable
90Y9430 3m Passive DAC SFP+ Cable
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