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

The QFX5100-96S-AFI is equipped with 96 SFP/SFP+ ports and 8 QSFP+ ports, supporting a switching capacity of 2.56 Tbps/1.44 Bpps. This device includes dual redundant (1+1) and hot-pluggable power supplies, alongside redundant (N+1) and hot-pluggable fan modules, ensuring continuous operation. It features back-to-front airflow, a power consumption of 263W, and supports jumbo frames up to 9,216 bytes, optimizing performance and reliability in high-demand networking environments.

FAQs for the QFX5100-96S-AFI

  • What is the switching capacity of the QFX5100?
    The switching capacity is 2.56 Tbps/1.44 Bpps.
  • How many management ports are available on this device?
    It has 1x RJ-45 Serial Console, 1x RJ-45 Gigabit Management, 1x Gigabit SFP Management, and 1x USB.
  • Can the QFX5100 support both AC and DC power supplies?
    Yes, it supports 110-240 V single phase AC power and -36 to -72 V DC power.
  • What are the cooling features of this switch?
    It includes redundant (N+1) and hot-pluggable fan modules with back-to-front airflow.
  • How many 10GbE SFP+ ports does the switch support?
    It supports 104 10GbE SFP+ ports with a breakout cable.
  • What is the maximum operating temperature for the switch?
    The operating temperature range is 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C).
  • Does it have any expansion module slots?
    Yes, there are 2x expansion module slots available.
  • What is the power consumption of the device?
    The power consumption is 263W.
  • What is the maximum number of ports per Link Aggregation Group (LAG) on this model?
    The maximum number of ports per LAG is 32.
  • How does the device handle jumbo frames?
    It supports jumbo frames up to 9,216 bytes.

Product Review

The Juniper QFX5100-96S-AFI offers high-density port configuration with 96 SFP/SFP+ and 8 QSFP+ ports, making it suitable for environments requiring extensive connectivity options. While its dual redundant power supplies and hot-pluggable fan modules ensure high availability and reliability, the switch's power consumption of 263W might be a concern for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, its switching capacity of 2.56 Tbps/1.44 Bpps positions it well for high-throughput tasks, though the operational temperature range limits its deployment in environments with extreme temperatures.


The Juniper QFX5100-96S-AFI is a high-performance, flexible networking switch designed for data center environments, featuring a comprehensive set of hardware specifications that cater to a wide range of networking demands. This switch includes 96 SFP/SFP+ ports, 8 QSFP+ ports, and supports both redundant fans and redundant AC power supplies to ensure continuous operation and minimize downtime. It offers back-to-front airflow, optimizing cooling in server rack deployments. At the heart of its design, the QFX5100-96S-AFI boasts a switching capacity of 2.56 terabits per second (Tbps) and a forwarding rate of 1.44 billion packets per second (Bpps), enabling efficient handling of high-volume traffic and ensuring optimal performance in busy network environments. This capability is complemented by a moderate power consumption of 263W, making it an energy-efficient choice for organizations looking to optimize their operational costs. The switch is equipped with multiple management ports, including one RJ-45 serial console, one RJ-45 Gigabit Management, one Gigabit SFP Management, and one USB port, providing versatile options for network management and configuration. Additionally, it features two expansion module slots, offering flexibility for future upgrades and customization according to specific network requirements. Key hardware specifications include: - Dual redundant (1+1) and hot-pluggable power supplies, supporting 110-240 V single phase AC power and -36 to -72 V DC power, ensuring reliable power delivery and system resilience. - Redundant (N+1) and hot-pluggable fan modules, further enhancing the system's reliability and uptime by maintaining optimal operating temperatures. - A compact form factor with dimensions of 3.46 x 17.36 x 22.44 inches (8.8 x 44.09 x 57 cm) and a weight of 32.5 lb (14.74 kg), making it suitable for deployment in space-constrained environments. The QFX5100-96S-AFI supports a diverse range of connectivity options, including 1GbE SFP (48 Copper 1GbE), 10GbE SFP+ (104 with breakout cable), and 40GbE QSFP+ (8 ports), providing flexibility in connecting to a variety of devices and supporting different network topologies. It also accommodates jumbo frames up to 9,216 bytes and supports up to 32 ports per link aggregation group (LAG), enhancing data transfer efficiency and network throughput. Designed to operate reliably in a wide range of environmental conditions, the QFX5100-96S-AFI can operate at temperatures from 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 capable of operating at altitudes of up to 2,000 meters (610 m) and can withstand relative humidity levels from 5% to 90% (non-condensing) during operation and 0% to 95% (non-condensing) when not in operation. In summary, the Juniper QFX5100-96S-AFI is a versatile and efficient networking switch that provides high-density connectivity, reliability, and scalability for data center environments, making it a suitable choice for a wide range of networking applications.


Item Number Juniper QFX5100-96S-AFI
Producer Juniper
Port Configuration 96 SFP/SFP+, 8 QSFP+
Airflow Direction Back-to-front
Power Supply Features Hot-swappable, dual redundant AC supplies
Control Interfaces 1x RJ-45 Serial Console, 1x RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet, 1x SFP Gigabit Ethernet, 1x USB
Expansion Options 2 expansion slots for modules
Throughput 2.56 Terabits per second / 1.44 Billion packets per second
Energy Use 263 Watts
Mass 32.5 pounds (14.74 kilograms)
Size (H x W x D) 3.46 x 17.36 x 22.44 inches (8.8 x 44.09 x 57 cm)
Cooling System Back-to-front with N+1 redundant, hot-swappable fans
1GbE SFP Ports 96 (48 Copper 1GbE)
10GbE SFP+ Ports 104 (via breakout cables)
40GbE QSFP+ Ports 8
Power Specifications 110-240V AC, -36 to -72V DC, single phase
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)
Ports per Link Aggregation Group 32
Compatibility 19-inch server racks

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