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by Foundry
Product Line: Foundry FastIron Edge X Series
Product Type: Network switch
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Product Description

The FESX624HF+2XG-PREM6 Foundry is equipped with 24 x 10/100/1000 Mbps ports and 4 combo ports, supporting both copper and fiber connections through Ethernet and RJ45/SFP Gigabit Ethernet. It features 2 ports of 10GbE XFP and delivers switching and forwarding performance of 88 Gbps and 65 Mpps, respectively, complemented by 1+1 power redundancy for reliability. This switch is designed for advanced networking with Layer 3 IPv4 and IPv6 capabilities out of the box, DHCP snooping for security, and the flexibility to upgrade to full Layer 3 functionality, supporting up to 256,000 Layer 3 IPv4 entries and 32K Layer 3 IPv6 entries for comprehensive routing.

Key Feature for the FESX624HF+2XG-PREM6

  • What are the available speeds for the SFP ports on the switch?
    The SFP ports support 100/1000 Mbps speeds.
  • How many 10GbE XFP ports does the FESX624 include?
    The switch includes 2 ports of 10GbE XFP.
  • Does the switch come with IPv6 support out of the box?
    Yes, the switch ships with Full L3 IPv4 and IPv6 IronWare software.
  • What are the benefits of the switch's power system?
    The switch features load-balanced, hot-swappable, 1+1 power redundancy, enhancing reliability and uptime.
  • What is the switching performance of the device?
    The switching performance of the device is 88 Gbps.
  • How does DHCP snooping benefit network security?
    DHCP snooping shields the enterprise from internal and external threats by blocking malicious DHCP traffic.
  • What advanced networking feature does the switch's hardware support?
    The switch supports embedded, hardware-based sFlow for monitoring and managing network traffic.
  • Can the switch's software be upgraded for enhanced functionality?
    Yes, there is a flexibility option to upgrade the software to full Layer 3 for enhanced networking capabilities.
  • What is the maximum Layer 3 IPv4 entries the FESX624 can handle?
    The FESX624 can handle up to 256,000 Layer 3 IPv4 entries in hardware.
  • What types of Gigabit Ethernet optics are supported by the switch?
    The switch supports Gigabit Ethernet optics including SX, SX2, LX, LHA, LHB, 1000Base BXD/BXU, and CWDM.

Product Review

The Foundry FESX624HF+2XG-PREM6 switch offers a comprehensive networking solution with its provision of 24 x 10/100/1000 Mbps ports and an additional 4 combo ports, alongside 2 ports of 10GbE XFP for high-speed connectivity needs. It supports both IPv4 and IPv6 in its Layer 3 IronWare software, promoting future-proofing and network scalability, with the flexibility to upgrade for full Layer 3 capabilities. However, its complexity and the potential need for software upgrades to unlock full functionality might pose challenges for smaller organizations with limited technical expertise.


The Foundry FESX624HF+2XG-PREM6 switch is equipped to meet the demands of high-performance networking with a focus on flexibility and security. This device includes 20 SFP ports capable of 100/1000 Mbps, enhanced by 4 combo ports that allow for either copper or fiber connections through RJ45/SFP Gigabit Ethernet, providing a versatile solution for various network infrastructures. Additionally, it features 2 XFP ports supporting 10GbE, catering to high-speed networking requirements. This switch comes pre-loaded with Full L3 IPv4 and IPv6 IronWare software, offering advanced Layer 2 Ethernet switching capabilities and the option to upgrade to full Layer 3 functionality. This flexibility ensures that the network can evolve without the need for hardware replacement, thus increasing return on investment (ROI) and reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). Key hardware specifications include: - Switching Performance: 88 Gbps, ensuring rapid data transfer across the network. - Forwarding Performance: 65 Mpps, facilitating efficient traffic management and minimizing latency. - Power Redundancy: Load-balanced, hot-swappable 1+1 power redundancy, providing reliability and uninterrupted service. Furthermore, the switch boasts a high-capacity Layer 2 and Layer 3 entry support, with 16,000 Layer 2 entries, up to 256,000 IPv4 Layer 3 entries for the FESX624 model, and 32K IPv6 entries. This capacity enables complex networking setups and extensive routing capabilities, essential for large-scale enterprise environments. The DHCP snooping feature enhances network security by protecting against internal and external threats, ensuring the integrity of network communications. Additionally, the switch includes embedded, hardware-based sFlow technology, enabling traffic monitoring and analysis without impacting network performance. On the hardware front, the FESX624HF+2XG-PREM6 supports a wide range of Gigabit Ethernet optics, including SX, SX2, LX, LHA, LHB, 1000Base BXD/BXU, and CWDM, offering flexibility in network design and connectivity options. The switch also accommodates both AC and DC power supplies, ensuring adaptability in various operational environments. The device's port density includes 24 x 10/100/1000 Mbps ports with an additional 4-port combo, providing a high degree of connectivity in a compact 1.5 Rack Unit (RU) form factor. For environments requiring power over Ethernet (PoE), the FESX424-POE variant offers 24 ports with 15.4W each, catering to devices requiring power delivery over the network. In summary, the Foundry FESX624HF+2XG-PREM6 switch is designed to accommodate the growing needs of modern networks, offering high-speed connectivity, advanced security features, and extensive flexibility in network design and expansion. Its comprehensive feature set and hardware capabilities make it a suitable choice for enterprise environments looking for a scalable, high-performance networking solution.


Item Number and Producer FESX624HF+2XG-PREM6 by Foundry
Port Configuration 24 ports for 10/100/1000 Mbps SFP, including 4 ports that can function as either RJ45 or SFP Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
High-Speed Interfaces Two 10-Gigabit XFP interfaces
Pre-installed Software Comes with comprehensive L3 routing software for both IPv4 and IPv6
Financial Benefit Enhances return on investment while lowering total cost of ownership
Power System Equipped with a load-balanced, hot-swappable dual power supply for redundancy
Switching Capacity 88 Gigabits per second
Throughput Rate 65 Million packets per second
Security Feature DHCP snooping to protect against both internal and external security risks
Monitoring Technology Integrated sFlow for hardware-based traffic sampling
Layer 2 Capability Advanced Layer 2 Ethernet switching with IronWare™
Upgrade Path Option available to enhance software for full Layer 3 functionality
Static Layer 2 Resources 16,000 entries supported directly in hardware
IPv4 Routing Entries 128,000 for FESX424 and 256,000 for FESX624 models
Form Factor 1.5 Rack Unit size for 10 GbE module integration
Port Density 24 ports for 10/100/1000 Mbps with 4 adaptable combo ports
IPv6 Routing Capacity 32,000 entries for FESX624
Combo Port Density 24 ports supporting up to 10/100/1000 Mbps, with 4 being combo interfaces
Power over Ethernet Capability 24 ports at 15.4W each for model FESX424-POE
SFP Interface Density Four combo ports supporting 1000 Mbps SFP only
Optical Interface Types Supports multiple Gigabit Ethernet optics including SX, SX2, LX, LHA, LHB, 1000Base BXD/BXU, and CWDM
Power Supply Support Compatible with both AC and DC power supplies

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