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Product Line: Extreme Networks EC8200A01-E6
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The Extreme Virtual Services Platform 8284XSQ features a high-capacity switch fabric architecture with a 2.56Tbps Full-Duplex capability and a frame forwarding rate of 1,428Mpps per Switch. It is equipped with 80 x 10GBASE-SFP+ ports and 4 x 40GBASE-QSFP+ ports, supporting MACsec on 10 Gigabit ports and enabling up to 9,600 Bytes of Jumbo Frame (802.1Q Tagged). This switch includes an 800W 100-240V AC Power Supply, four fan trays, and a base software license, designed for both routed IP and fabric-based networking deployments, offering scalability and high performance in a compact form-factor.

Key Feature for the EC8200A01-E6

  • What is the port configuration of the Virtual Services Platform 8284XSQ?
    The Virtual Services Platform 8284XSQ includes 80 x 10GBASE-SFP+ ports and 4 x 40GBASE-QSFP+ ports.
  • How does the 8284XSQ support power redundancy?
    It supports up to 2 field-replaceable, hot-swappable AC or DC internal power supplies, ensuring uninterrupted operation.
  • Does the 8284XSQ come with a rack mount kit?
    No, the slide rack mount kit for the 8284XSQ is sold separately.
  • What are the key benefits of the 8284XSQ's switch fabric architecture?
    The 8284XSQ features a switch fabric architecture with a 2.56Tbps full-duplex capability, optimizing performance and scalability.
  • Is MACsec supported on all ports of the 8284XSQ?
    MACsec support is available for the 10 Gigabit ports on the 8284XSQ.
  • What type of networking deployments does the 8284XSQ support?
    The 8284XSQ supports both conventional Routed IP and/or Fabric-based networking deployments, offering versatility in network design.
  • How does the 8284XSQ handle cooling?
    The platform includes four field-replaceable fan modules, ensuring efficient cooling and system reliability.
  • What is the frame forwarding rate of the 8284XSQ?
    The 8284XSQ has a frame forwarding rate of 1,428Mpps per switch, facilitating high-speed data processing and transmission.
  • Can the 8284XSQ accommodate future expansion?
    Yes, with its compact form-factor and support for up to 84 ports, the 8284XSQ is designed for scalability and future growth.
  • What is the Jumbo Frame support size on the 8284XSQ?
    The 8284XSQ supports Jumbo Frames up to 9,600 Bytes (802.1Q Tagged), enhancing data transmission efficiency for large packets.

Product Review

The Extreme EC8200A01-E6 Virtual Services Platform 8284XSQ offers a high-density configuration with 80 ports of 10GBASE-SFP+ and 4 ports of 40GBASE-QSFP+, catering to demanding networking environments. However, the inclusion of only a single 800W AC power supply, without a power cord, and the necessity to purchase a slide rack mount kit separately may limit its out-of-the-box deployment efficiency. It excels in supporting a mix of routed IP and fabric-based networking while ensuring scalability and performance, thanks also to its compact form-factor, dual power supply option, and efficient cooling system with four fan trays.


The Extreme EC8200A01-E6, part of the Virtual Services Platform 8284XSQ series, is designed to cater to the needs of high-performance networks, offering a blend of 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity. This device is engineered to provide a high-density solution for modern data centers, enterprise networks, and high-end virtualization environments. The hardware specifications of the EC8200A01-E6 highlight its capacity to support a wide range of networking demands, ensuring efficient and scalable network infrastructure deployments. At the core of its design, the EC8200A01-E6 features 84 ports, with a configuration that includes 80 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet and 4 ports of 40 Gigabit Ethernet. The 10 Gigabit ports utilize SFP+ sockets, while the 40 Gigabit ports use QSFP+ sockets, facilitating flexible and high-capacity fiber connections. This configuration not only allows for extensive connectivity options but also supports the aggregation of high-speed links, essential for backbone, high-bandwidth applications.
  • Physical Connectivity: 80 x 10GBASE-SFP+ Ports, 4 x 40GBASE-QSFP+ Ports
  • Switch Fabric Architecture: 2.56Tbps Full-Duplex
  • Frame forwarding rate: 1,428Mpps per Switch
The switch is equipped with a single 800W AC power supply, operating within a 100-240V AC range, ensuring reliable power delivery across various electrical environments. Additionally, the platform can accommodate up to two field-replaceable, hot-swappable internal power supplies, enhancing redundancy and uptime. Accompanying the power supplies are four field-replaceable fan modules, crucial for maintaining optimal operating temperatures and ensuring the longevity of the system. One of the key advantages of the EC8200A01-E6 is its efficient compact form-factor. This design consideration is critical for environments where rack space is at a premium, reducing both power consumption and physical footprint. Despite its compact size, the switch does not compromise on performance, scalability, or functionality. It is capable of supporting both conventional Routed IP and Fabric-based networking deployments, offering flexibility in network design and architecture. The switch's switch fabric architecture boasts a capacity of 2.56 Tbps full-duplex, enabling high-speed data processing and forwarding. With a frame forwarding rate of 1,428 Mpps per switch, it ensures efficient handling of traffic, even in the most demanding scenarios. The device also supports jumbo frames up to 9,600 bytes, accommodating larger data packets for improved performance. Security features include MACsec support for the 10 Gigabit ports, providing link-layer data confidentiality, data integrity, and data origin authentication. The switch can store up to 224,000 MAC addresses, facilitating large-scale deployments and complex network topologies. In summary, the Extreme EC8200A01-E6 is engineered to meet the demands of modern high-performance networking environments. Its combination of high-density 10G and 40G ports, compact form factor, and advanced features make it a suitable choice for organizations looking to deploy efficient, scalable, and secure networking solutions.


Part Number EC8200A01-E6
Manufacturer Extreme
Product Name Virtual Services Platform 8284XSQ
Port Configuration 80 x 10GBASE-SFP+, 4 x 40GBASE-QSFP+
Power Supply Single 800W AC Supply (100-240V), Excludes Power Cord
Cooling Components Four Fan Modules
License Included Base Software License
Mounting Option Slide Rack Mount Kit available separately
Network Performance 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet Switch with high capacity
10GbE Interfaces 80 SFP+ sockets for 10 Gigabit connections
40GbE Interfaces 4 QSFP+ sockets for 40 Gigabit connections
Design Efficiency Compact size reduces power and space requirements
Networking Capabilities Supports Routed IP and Fabric-based networking
System Advantages Offers advanced features, high performance and scalability without chassis cost
Power Flexibility Supports up to 2 hot-swappable AC/DC power supplies
Cooling System 4 hot-swappable fan units
Connectivity 80 x 10GBASE-SFP+ and 4 x 40GBASE-QSFP+ interfaces
40GbE Port Division Channelization feature for 40 Gigabit ports
Switching Capacity 2.56 Tbps Full-Duplex
Forwarding Rate 1,428 Million Packets per Second (Mpps) per switch
Jumbo Frames Supports up to 9,600 Bytes (802.1Q Tagged)
10GbE Security MACsec encryption supported on 10 Gigabit ports
MAC Address Table 224,000 entries

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