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Product Line: HP Aruba Switch Series
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $618.00
Original price
$0.00 - $618.00
Current price $618.00
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Product Description

The J9850A HP features a 4U form factor with a 6-slot chassis, including 2 x 5400R ZL2 J9827A Management Module, 3 x 24P G-Gigt J9987A Switch Module, and 1 x 8P SFP+ J9993A equipped with 6 x J9150A SFPs. It supports up to 960 Gbps routing/switching capacity with a switch fabric speed of 1015 Gbps, alongside 10 Gigabit Ethernet, full PoE+, and OpenFlow, designed for high-speed 802.11ac devices and capable of line rate 40GbE. With throughput up to 571.4 Mpps, 1000 Mb Latency < 2.8 µs, and 10 Gbps Latency < 1.8 µs, it ensures efficient data transmission, supporting a maximum altitude of 10,000 ft and operating temperatures from 32°F to 113°F.

Key Feature for the J9850A

  • What is the total number of module slots available?
    There are 8 total slots available.
  • Which management module is included with the 6 Slot Chassis?
    The chassis includes 2 x 5400R ZL2 J9827A Management Module.
  • How many power supplies does the system support, and what is their capacity?
    The system supports 2 x 700W Power Supplies J9828A.
  • What type of switch module is used for Gigabit Ethernet connections?
    3 x 24P G-Gigt J9987A Switch Module are used for Gigabit Ethernet connections.
  • What is the form factor of the chassis?
    The chassis has a 4U form factor.
  • Can you specify the SFP+ module part number and the included SFPS?
    The SFP+ module part number is J9993A, which includes 6 x J9150A SFPS.
  • Does the system support 10 Gigabit Ethernet and PoE+?
    Yes, the system supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet and full PoE+.
  • What is the routing/switching capacity?
    The routing/switching capacity is 960 Gbps.
  • What are the operating temperature limits for the system?
    The operating temperature range is from 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C).
  • How many entries does the IPv4 routing table support?
    The IPv4 routing table supports 10,000 entries.

Product Review

The HP J9850A offers high-performance networking capabilities with its support for 10 Gigabit Ethernet, full PoE+, and OpenFlow, accommodating high-speed 802.11ac devices and ensuring line-rate 40GbE. Its configuration includes a 6-slot chassis with a mix of management, switch, and SFP+ modules, backed by dual 700W power supplies, making it versatile for various network demands. However, the limitation to 10,000 IPv4 routing entries and a 4U form factor may restrict its use in environments requiring extensive routing capabilities or more compact hardware solutions.


The HP J9850A is a high-performance networking chassis designed to cater to the demanding needs of modern enterprises. This device comes equipped with a versatile array of module slots and options, ensuring adaptability in various network configurations. With a total of eight slots, the configuration includes one fan tray, a form factor of 4U, and a six-slot chassis. The chassis is powered by two 5400R ZL2 J9827A Management Modules, supplemented by three 24P G-Gigt J9987A Switch Modules for efficient network traffic management. Additionally, it features one 8P SFP+ J9993A, which comes with six J9150A SFPs, enhancing its connectivity options. The device is supported by two 700W Power Supplies J9828A, ensuring reliable power delivery for uninterrupted operation. It is designed to handle 10 Gigabit Ethernet and full PoE+, making it suitable for powering high-speed 802.11ac devices directly through the network cable. With OpenFlow support, it offers flexibility in software-defined networking, enabling easier network configuration and management. The HP J9850A is capable of line rate 40GbE, ensuring high-speed connectivity across the network. Mounting is streamlined with compatibility for an EIA standard 19-inch telco rack, allowing for easy integration into existing network infrastructures. In terms of performance metrics, the HP J9850A boasts impressive latency figures with 1000 Mb Latency at less than 2.8 µs for FIFO 64-byte packets and 10 Gbps Latency at less than 1.8 µs. Throughput capabilities reach up to 571.4 Mpps, with a routing/switching capacity of 960 Gbps and a switch fabric speed of 1015 Gbps. For network management, the device supports a routing table size of 10,000 entries for IPv4 and 5,000 entries for IPv6, alongside a MAC address table size of 64,000 entries. This ensures efficient handling of large numbers of network paths and connected devices. The operating temperature range is from 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C), with an operating relative humidity tolerance of 15% to 95% at 113°F (45°C), non-condensing. Storage conditions are also robust, with a non-operating/storage temperature range of -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C) and a non-operating/storage relative humidity range of 15% to 95% at 149°F (65°C), non-condensing. The device is designed to operate reliably at altitudes up to 10,000 ft (3 km), ensuring performance in various environmental conditions. Key features include: -
  • Support for 10 Gigabit Ethernet and full PoE+
  • OpenFlow support for flexible network management
  • Compatibility with high-speed 802.11ac devices
The HP J9850A stands out as a versatile and high-capacity networking chassis, designed to meet the complex demands of modern network environments. With its comprehensive feature set and robust performance metrics, it is well-suited for enterprises looking to enhance their network infrastructure with a reliable, high-performance solution.


Part Number HP J9850A
Available Modules and Enhancements 8 slots in total, 1 fan tray
Enclosure Type 4U height, accommodates 6 modules
Management Modules 2 x 5400R ZL2 J9827A
Switch Modules 3 x 24-Port Gigabit J9987A, 1 x 8-Port SFP+ J9993A (includes 6 x J9150A SFP+)
Power Supply Units 2 x 700W J9828A
Network Capabilities Supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+), OpenFlow, 802.11ac, and 40GbE at full line-rate
Mounting Compatibility Designed for 19-inch EIA-compliant racks
Latency for 1000 Mb Less than 2.8 microseconds for 64-byte packets
Latency for 10 Gbps Less than 1.8 microseconds for 64-byte packets
Maximum Throughput 571.4 million packets per second (Mpps)
Capacity for Routing/Switching 960 gigabits per second (Gbps)
Fabric Speed 1015 Gbps
IPv4 Routing Table Capacity 10,000 entries
IPv6 Routing Table Capacity 5,000 entries
MAC Address Table Size 64,000 entries
Operating Temperature Range From 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C)
Humidity Range for Operation 15% to 95%, non-condensing at 113°F (45°C)
Temperature Range for Storage -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C)
Humidity Range for Storage 15% to 95%, non-condensing at 149°F (65°C)
Maximum Operating Altitude Up to 10,000 feet (3 kilometers)

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