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Product Line: Mellanox SwitchX-2 Series
Product Type: InfiniBand Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $803.00
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$0.00 - $803.00
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Product Description

The Mellanox SX6720 is a 36-port InfiniBand switch that provides high-performance, low-latency interconnects for high-performance computing (HPC), cloud, and storage applications. It features a high-speed fabric architecture, advanced congestion control, and low-power consumption. The SX6720 is designed for high-density, low-latency interconnects for large-scale computing and storage environments. It also features Mellanox's Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) technology, which allows for seamless integration with Ethernet and Fibre Channel networks.

Key Feature for the SX6720

1. 36 FDR 56 Gbps InfiniBand ports
2. Up to 2.05 Tb/s switching capacity
3. 100 nanosecond port-to-port latency
4. InfiniBand, Ethernet, and Fibre Channel support
5. Congestion control with adaptive routing
6. Low power consumption

Product Review

The Mellanox SX6720 is a high-performance InfiniBand switch designed for high-performance computing (HPC) and data center environments. It features 72 QSFP ports, each supporting up to 56 Gbps data transfer rate, and a total switching capacity of 4.03 Tbps. One unique feature of this switch is its support for Mellanox's Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) technology, which enables the switch to support both InfiniBand and Ethernet protocols, providing flexibility for a wide range of workloads. Additionally, it features low-latency and high-throughput capabilities, making it ideal for demanding applications such as AI and machine learning.


The Mellanox SX6720 is a high-performance Ethernet switch designed for use in data center and cloud computing environments. It features an impressive set of hardware specifications, including support for up to 56 ports of 10/40/56GbE connectivity with a non-blocking switching capacity of up to 3.84Tbps. This allows for high-speed data transfer and efficient use of available network bandwidth. The SX6720 also includes advanced features such as Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) technology, which provides seamless interoperability with InfiniBand networks. It also supports a range of networking protocols, including VLAN, VXLAN, and QoS, providing flexibility and efficient data transfer. Security features include support for 802.1x authentication and port-level security, ensuring secure access to the network. Additionally, the SX6720 supports advanced power management capabilities, such as intelligent power monitoring and dynamic power management, enabling optimal performance and efficiency. The switch also includes a range of management and diagnostic tools, including Mellanox's own Management and Monitoring Software (MMS), which provides comprehensive network management capabilities, including real-time monitoring, topology discovery, and firmware updates. Overall, the Mellanox SX6720 is a powerful and versatile Ethernet switch with impressive hardware specifications. It is well-suited for data center and cloud computing environments, offering advanced features and capabilities that can help to improve network performance, increase efficiency, and streamline network management.

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