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by Juniper
Product Line: Juniper QFX5100 Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The QFX5100-48S-AFI features 48 SFP+/SFP ports and 6 QSFP ports, with a switching capacity of 1.44 Tbps/1.08 Bpps. It includes redundant AC power supplies, back-to-front airflow, and supports both AC and DC power sources (110-240 V single phase AC, -36 to -72 V DC). For management, it offers 1x RJ-45 Serial Console, 1x RJ-45 Gigabit Management, 1x Gigabit SFP Management, and 1x USB ports, alongside dual redundant (1+1) and hot-pluggable power supplies and fan modules.

FAQs for the QFX5100-48S-AFI

  • What is the switching capacity of the QFX5100?
    The QFX5100 has a switching capacity of 1.44 Tbps/1.08 Bpps.
  • How many SFP+/SFP ports are available on this switch?
    There are 48 SFP+/SFP ports available.
  • Does the QFX5100 support redundant power supplies?
    Yes, it supports dual redundant (1+1) and hot-pluggable power supplies.
  • What types of management ports are included?
    It includes 1x RJ-45 Serial Console, 1x RJ-45 Gigabit Management, 1x Gigabit SFP Management, and 1x USB.
  • Can you describe the airflow design of the QFX5100?
    It is designed with back-to-front cooling airflow.
  • What are the power requirements for this switch?
    The power requirements include 110-240 V single phase AC power and -36 to -72 V DC power.
  • What is the maximum operating temperature for the QFX5100?
    The maximum operating temperature is 104° F (40° C).
  • How is the QFX5100 equipped to handle network expansions?
    It is equipped with 2x Expansion Module Slots for network expansions.
  • What is the weight and dimensions of the QFX5100?
    The weight is 21.8 lb (9.9 kg) with dimensions of 1.72 x 17.36 x 20.48 in (4.37 x 44.09 x 52.02 cm).
  • How does the QFX5100 handle jumbo frames?
    It supports jumbo frames up to 9,216 bytes.

Product Review

The Juniper QFX5100-48S-AFI offers a high switching capacity of 1.44 Tbps and 1.08 Bpps, catering to environments requiring high throughput and low latency. It supports a versatile range of interfaces including 48 SFP+/SFP ports and 6 QSFP ports, enhanced by dual expansion module slots for further customization. However, its operational temperature range limited to 0°C to 40°C may restrict deployment in environments with extreme temperature conditions.


The Juniper QFX5100-48S-AFI is a high-performance, versatile switch designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and high-density computing environments. It features 48 SFP+/SFP ports and 6 QSFP ports, providing flexibility in connectivity options. The switch supports up to 1.44 Tbps of switching capacity and 1.08 Bpps of throughput, making it capable of handling large volumes of data traffic efficiently. Equipped with redundant fans and AC power supplies, the QFX5100-48S-AFI ensures continuous operation and minimizes downtime, crucial for maintaining network reliability. The switch's power supplies are dual redundant (1+1) and hot-pluggable, further enhancing its operational stability. It supports both AC (110-240 V single phase) and DC (-36 to -72 V) power inputs, providing versatility in deployment options. For management, the device includes a variety of ports: one RJ-45 Serial Console, one RJ-45 Gigabit Management, one Gigabit SFP Management, and one USB port. These ports facilitate easy access and monitoring of the switch's performance and settings. The switch also features two expansion module slots, offering scalability and the ability to add additional functionality as network requirements evolve. The QFX5100-48S-AFI is designed with a focus on efficiency, featuring a power consumption of only 150W. Its compact dimensions (1.72 x 17.36 x 20.48 inches) and a weight of 21.8 lb (9.9 kg) make it suitable for deployment in a variety of settings, including 19-inch server racks. The switch operates effectively within a temperature range of 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C) and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C). It is designed to function at altitudes of up to 2,000 meters (610 m) and can operate in environments with relative humidity ranging from 5% to 90% (non-condensing). Key features include: - Back-to-front cooling, ensuring efficient heat management and system reliability. - Support for jumbo frames up to 9,216 bytes, allowing for the efficient handling of large data packets. - Connectivity options that support a wide range of network speeds, including 1GbE SFP (48 ports, with 24 supporting copper 1GbE), 10GbE SFP+ (48/72 ports with a breakout cable), and 40GbE QSFP+ (6 ports). The Juniper QFX5100-48S-AFI is tailored for organizations looking for a high-capacity, reliable network switch capable of supporting diverse networking requirements. Its comprehensive feature set, including high-performance switching capacity, redundant systems for enhanced reliability, and flexible management and connectivity options, make it a suitable choice for data centers and enterprise networks seeking to optimize their operations and prepare for future networking demands.


Part Number Juniper QFX5100-48S-AFI
Manufacturer Juniper
Ports 48 SFP+/SFP, 6 QSFP
Fans Hot-swappable, redundant configuration
Power Supplies Hot-swappable, dual redundant (1+1) AC units
Airflow Direction Back-to-front
Management Interfaces 1x Console RJ-45, 1x RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet, 1x SFP Gigabit Ethernet, 1x USB port
Expansion Options 2 expansion module slots available
Switching Performance 1.44 Terabits per second / 1.08 Billion packets per second
Energy Usage 150 Watts
Mass 21.8 pounds (9.9 kilograms)
Dimensions 1.72 x 17.36 x 20.48 inches (4.37 x 44.09 x 52.02 cm)
Cooling Mechanism Back-to-front airflow
Power Input Options 110-240 V AC, -36 to -72 V DC
Fan Modules Hot-swappable, N+1 redundancy
Rack Compatibility 19-inch standard server rack
1GbE SFP Support 48 ports (includes 24 copper ports)
10GbE SFP+ Support 48/72 ports (using breakout cable)
40GbE QSFP+ Support 6 ports
Operational Temperature Range 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
Storage Temperature Range -40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C)
Maximum Operating Altitude Up to 2,000 feet (610 meters)
Operational Humidity Range 5% to 90% non-condensing
Non-operational Humidity Range 0% to 95% non-condensing
Maximum Frame Size 9,216 bytes (Jumbo Frame)

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