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Product Line: Mellanox Technologies SN2700 Series
Product Type: Ethernet Switch
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Product Description

The MSN2700-CS2F Mellanox Technologies switch is a 1U high-performance Open Ethernet Switch integrating a x86 CPU, featuring 32 QSFP28 ports and supporting a throughput of 6.4Tb/s and 4.76 billion packets per second (Bpps). This device offers versatile connectivity options, including 10/25/40/50/56/100GbE speeds with low latency figures, specifically 300nsec for 100GbE port-to-port, ensuring efficient data transfer and processing. It is designed for energy efficiency with a typical power consumption of 150W, accommodates P2C airflow for optimal cooling, and comes with a Rail Kit for easy installation, making it suitable for dense network environments requiring high bandwidth and minimal latency.

FAQs for the MSN2700-CS2F

  • What is the throughput capacity of the Mellanox Spectrum-based 100GbE 1U Open Ethernet Switch?
    The switch boasts a throughput capacity of 6.4Tb/s and can process up to 4.76 billion packets per second (Bpps).
  • How many QSFP28 ports does the switch have?
    It is equipped with 32 QSFP28 ports.
  • What is the latency for 100GbE port-to-port on this device?
    The latency is as low as 300nsec for 100GbE port-to-port, ensuring minimal delay.
  • Can you describe the power specifications?
    The typical power consumption with passive cables (ATIS) is 150W, with an input range of 100-127 VAC, 200-240VAC, frequency of 50-60Hz, and single phase AC at 4.5A or 2.9A.
  • What density can this switch support?
    It supports high density with 32 40/56/100GbE ports in 1RU and can be expanded up to 64 10/25/50GbE ports.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the switch?
    The dimensions are 1.72’’ (43.8mm) H x 16.84’’ (427.83mm) W x 27’’ (686mm) D, and it weighs 11.1kg (24.5lb).
  • How is the airflow direction designed in this switch?
    The airflow direction is designed as P2C (port to cable) to ensure efficient cooling.
  • What type of CPU does it utilize?
    It utilizes an x86 CPU for managing its operations and functions.
  • What OpenFlow version does it support, and can it work with hybrid controllers?
    It supports OpenFlow 1.3 in a hybrid mode and is compatible with controllers such as ODL, ONOS, FloodLight, and RYU.
  • What types of cables and optics are compatible with this switch?
    It supports QSFP28, SFP28 (with QSA) for short and long range optics, QSFP28 to QSFP28 DAC cables, and QSFP breakout cables for 100GbE to 4x25GbE and 40GbE to 4x10GbE DAC, optical.

Product Review

The Mellanox Technologies MSN2700-CS2F excels in delivering high throughput at 6.4Tb/s and a commendable packet processing rate of 4.76 billion packets per second, making it suitable for environments demanding high performance. It offers versatile connectivity options with 32 QSFP28 ports in a compact 1U form factor, supporting a range of Ethernet speeds, which enhances its scalability and flexibility for network expansion. However, its power consumption, listed at a typical 150W with passive cables, might be a consideration for operations prioritizing energy efficiency, despite its overall strong performance metrics and low latency figures at 300nsec for 100GbE port-to-port connections.


The Mellanox Technologies MSN2700-CS2F is a high-performance, Spectrum-based 100GbE switch that meets the demanding needs of modern data centers and high-speed networks. This 1U Open Ethernet Switch is equipped with Mellanox Onyx, providing advanced networking features, flexibility, and scalability. It is designed to deliver exceptional throughput and low latency, making it an ideal solution for a wide range of applications, including high-performance computing, cloud infrastructures, and storage systems. One of the key features of the MSN2700-CS2F is its high port density. The switch offers 32 QSFP28 ports, enabling direct connections with 40/56/100GbE speeds. This capability allows for the consolidation of data center networks into a single wire-speed interconnect, significantly reducing complexity and costs. Additionally, the switch supports up to 64 10/25/50GbE ports through breakout cables, providing enhanced flexibility and scalability for growing network demands. The hardware specifications highlight the switch's performance capabilities: - Throughput of 6.4Tb/s and 4.76 billion packets per second (Bpps), ensuring efficient data handling and transfer. - Lowest latency in its class, with 300nsec for 100GbE port-to-port and flat latency across L2 and L3 forwarding, minimizing delays and improving application performance. - OpenFlow 1.3 support with hybrid mode, compatible with various controllers such as ODL, ONOS, FloodLight, and RYU, offering flexibility in network management and orchestration. The MSN2700-CS2F also emphasizes energy efficiency and operational simplicity. It features two power supplies (AC) and operates within a typical power consumption of 150W with passive cables (ATIS). The input range accommodates 100-127 VAC and 200-240VAC, with a frequency of 50-60Hz. This ensures reliable operation across different power environments. The switch's standard depth, P2C airflow, and included Rail Kit facilitate easy installation and maintenance in data center racks. Other notable hardware aspects of the MSN2700-CS2F include: - An x86 CPU, providing robust processing power for handling complex network protocols and applications. - Dimensions of 1.72’’ (43.8mm) H x 16.84’’ (427.83mm) W x 27’’ (686mm) D, and a weight of 11.1kg (24.5lb), making it compact and lightweight for a device of its capability. - Support for both QSFP28 to QSFP28 DAC cables and QSFP breakout cables (100GbE to 4x25GbE and 40GbE to 4x10GbE DAC, optical), enhancing connectivity options and network design flexibility. In summary, the Mellanox Technologies MSN2700-CS2F stands out for its: - Exceptional throughput and low latency, providing fast and reliable network performance. - High density and scalability, accommodating current and future network expansion needs. - Energy efficiency and operational simplicity, reducing operational costs and complexity. These features make the MSN2700-CS2F a powerful and efficient solution for building advanced, high-speed networks.


Part Number MSN2700-CS2F
Manufacturer Mellanox Technologies
Product Description 100GbE 1U Open Ethernet Switch powered by Mellanox Spectrum with Onyx OS
Ports 32 QSFP28
Power Supplies 2 AC Units
Processor x86 Architecture
Chassis Depth Standard
Cooling Front-to-Back Airflow (P2C)
Mounting Included Rail Kit
Compliance RoHS6
Data Rate 6.4Tbps Total Throughput, 4.76 Bpps
Port Density 32 ports for 40/56/100GbE or up to 64 ports for 10/25/50GbE in a single rack unit
Latency Port-to-port latency of 300ns for 100GbE, uniform latency for both L2/L3 forwarding
Supported Speeds 10/25/40/50/56/100GbE Capabilities
OpenFlow 1.3 Compatibility Hybrid mode, supports ODL, ONOS, FloodLight, RYU controllers
Power Usage Typical consumption with passive cables: 150W, Voltage: 100-127/200-240 VAC
Frequency 50-60Hz, single phase, Current: 4.5A/2.9A
Dimensions 43.8mm H x 427.83mm W x 686mm D
Weight 11.1kg (24.5 pounds)
Optics Compatibility Supports QSFP28, SFP28 (via QSA), both short and long range
Cable Types QSFP28 to QSFP28 DAC, 100GbE to 4x25GbE, and 40GbE to 4x10GbE breakout cables (DAC, optical)
Port Configuration 32 Ports/Channel, 64 Groups/System, Port isolation
Networking Features Router Port, Internal VLAN, NULL Interface for Routing capabilities

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