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Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects Data Sheet

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Cisco Unified Computing System overview

The Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS®) is a next-generation data center platform that unites computing, networking, storage access, and virtualization resources into a cohesive system designed to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) and increase business agility. The system integrates a low-latency, lossless 10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet unified network fabric with enterprise-class, x86-architecture servers. The system is an integrated, scalable, multichassis platform in which all resources participate in a unified management domain (Figure 1).

The Cisco Unified Computing System’s highly available, cohesive architecture

Figure 1.               

The Cisco Unified Computing System’s highly available, cohesive architecture

Product overview

The Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects are a core part of the Cisco Unified Computing System, providing both network connectivity and management capabilities for the system (Figure 2). The Cisco UCS 6400 Series offer line-rate, low-latency, lossless 10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and Fibre Channel functions.

The Cisco UCS 6400 Series provide the management and communication backbone for the Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers, UCS 5108 B-Series Server Chassis, UCS Managed C-Series Rack Servers, and UCS S-Series Storage Servers. All servers attached to a Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnect become part of a single, highly available management domain. In addition, by supporting a unified fabric, Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnect provides both the LAN and SAN connectivity for all servers within its domain.

From a networking perspective, the Cisco UCS 6400 Series use a cut-through architecture, supporting deterministic, low-latency, line-rate 10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet ports, switching capacity of 3.82 Tbps for the 6454, 7.42 Tbps for the 64108, and 200 Gbps bandwidth between the Fabric Interconnect 6400 series and the IOM 2408 per 5108 blade chassis, independent of packet size and enabled services. The product family supports Cisco low-latency, lossless 10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet unified network fabric capabilities, which increase the reliability, efficiency, and scalability of Ethernet networks. The fabric interconnect supports multiple traffic classes over a lossless Ethernet fabric from the server through the fabric interconnect. Significant TCO savings come from an FCoE-optimized server design in which Network Interface Cards (NICs), Host Bus Adapters (HBAs), cables, and switches can be consolidated.

Cisco UCS 6454 Fabric Interconnect

Cisco UCS 6454 Fabric Interconnect

Cisco UCS 64108

Cisco UCS 64108

Unified fabric with FCoE: I/O consolidation

The Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects are built to consolidate LAN and SAN traffic onto a single unified fabric, saving the Capital Expenditures (CapEx) and Operating Expenses (OpEx) associated with multiple parallel networks, different types of adapter cards, switching infrastructure, and cabling within racks. The unified ports allow ports in the fabric interconnect to support direct connections from Cisco UCS to existing native Fibre Channel SANs. The capability to connect FCoE to a native Fibre Channel protects existing storage-system investments while dramatically simplifying in-rack cabling.

Cisco UCS Manager

The Cisco UCS 6400 Series host and run Cisco UCS Manager in a highly available configuration, enabling the fabric interconnects to fully manage all Cisco UCS elements. Connectivity to the Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis is maintained through the Cisco UCS 2200 and 2408 Series Fabric Extenders in each blade chassis. The Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects support out-of-band management, through a dedicated 10/100/1000-Mbps Ethernet management port, as well as in-band management. Cisco UCS Manager typically is deployed in a clustered active/passive configuration on redundant fabric interconnects connected through dual 10/100/1000 Ethernet clustering ports.

Cisco UCS 6454 54-Port Fabric Interconnect

The Cisco UCS 6454 54-Port Fabric Interconnect (Figure 3) is a One-Rack-Unit (1RU) 10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet, FCoE, and Fibre Channel switch offering up to 3.82 Tbps throughput and up to 54 ports. The switch has 28 10/25-Gbps Ethernet ports, 4 1/10/25- Gbps Ethernet ports, 6 40/100-Gbps Ethernet uplink ports, and 16 unified ports that can support 10/25-Gbps Ethernet ports or 8/16/32-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. All Ethernet ports are capable of supporting FCoE.

Front view

Cisco UCS 6454 54-Port Fabric Interconnect_Front view

Rear view

Cisco UCS 6454 54-Port Fabric Interconnect_Rear view

Figure 2.               

Cisco UCS 6454 (1RU) 54-Port Fabric Interconnect

Cisco UCS 64108 108-Port Fabric Interconnect

The Cisco UCS 64108 Fabric Interconnect (FI) is a 2-RU top-of-rack switch that mounts in a standard 19-inch rack such as the Cisco R Series rack. The 64108 is a 10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet, FCoE and Fiber Channel switch offering up to 7.42 Tbps throughput and up to 108 ports. The switch has 16 unified ports (port numbers 1-16) that can support 10/25-Gbps SFP28 Ethernet ports or 8/16/32-Gbps Fibre Channel ports, 72 10/25-Gbps Ethernet SFP28 ports (port numbers 17-88), 8 1/10/25-Gbps Ethernet SFP28 ports (port numbers 89-96), and 12 40/100-Gbps Ethernet QSFP28 uplink ports (port numbers 97-108). All Ethernet ports are capable of supporting FCoE.

The Cisco UCS 64108 Fabric Interconnect also has one network management port, one console port for setting the initial configuration, and one USB port for saving or loading configurations. The FI also includes L1/L2 ports for connecting two fabric interconnects for high availability.

Front view

Cisco UCS 64108 108-Port Fabric Interconnect_Front view

Rear view

Cisco UCS 64108 108-Port Fabric Interconnect_Rear view

Figure 3.               

Cisco UCS 64108 (2 RU) 108-Port Fabric Interconnect

Table 1 summarizes the characteristics of the Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects.

Table 1.           Characteristics of Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects

Item

Cisco UCS 6454

Cisco UCS 64108

Description

54-port fabric interconnect

108-port fabric interconnect

Form factor

1RU

2RU

Number of fixed 10/25/40/100-Gbps and FCoE ports with optional unified ports

54 fixed ports

108 fixed ports

Maximum number of unified ports

16 (unified ports 1-16)

16 (unified ports 1-16)

Maximum number of 1-Gbps Ethernet ports

4 (ports 45-48)

8 (ports 89-96)

Maximum number of 40/100-Gbps Ethernet ports

6 (ports 49-54)

12 ((ports 97-108)

Throughput

3.82 Tbps

7.42 Tbps

Fan modules

3+1

2+1

Note:       Breakout cables are supported on ports 97-108 when connecting to Nexus 9K switches.

Features and benefits

Table 2 summarizes the features and benefits of Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects.

Table 2.           Features and benefits

Feature

Benefits

Power supply

  Two power supplies (AC or DC)

Management by Cisco UCS Manager

  Allows all elements connected to the interconnects to participate in a single, highly available management domain

Unified fabric

  Decreases TCO by reducing the number of NICs, HBAs, switches, and cables required
  Transparently encapsulates Fibre Channel packets into Ethernet

Fabric extender architecture

  Scales to 20 blade chassis without adding complexity by eliminating the need for dedicated chassis management and blade switches and by reducing the number of cables needed
  Provides deterministic latency for optimized application performance

Performance

  Provides high-speed, low-latency connectivity to the chassis
  Provides approximately 50 percent reduction in end-to-end system latency (latency is less than 1 microsecond)

Lossless fabric

  Provides a reliable, robust foundation for unifying LAN and SAN traffic on a single transport

Priority-based flow control (PFC)

  Simplifies management of multiple traffic flows over a single network link
  Supports different classes of service, helping enable both losses and classic Ethernet on the same fabric

Systemwide bandwidth management

  Helps enable consistent and coherent Quality of Service (QoS) throughout the system.

Rear ports

  Helps keep cable lengths short and efficient

Redundant hot-swappable fans and power supplies

  Helps enable high availability in multiple configurations
  Increase serviceability
  Provides uninterrupted service during maintenance

Front-to-back cooling

  Fan-side intake, port-side exhaust

SFP+ ports

  Increases flexibility with a range of interconnect solutions, including copper Twinax cable for short runs and SFP28 and QSFP28 optics for long runs
  Consumes less power per port than traditional solutions
  Helps enable cost-effective connections on fabric extenders with Cisco ® Fabric Extender Transceiver (FET) optics

SFP28-compatible ports

  Allows fixed ports to be configured to operate in 10/25 GB Ethernet mode with the transceiver options specific for use with SFP28-compatible ports in Table 3

QSFP28-compatible Ports

  Allows all ports to be configured to operate in 40/100 GB Ethernet mode with the transceiver options specific for use with QSFP28-compatible ports in Table 3

Port-based licensing options

  Helps enable a pay-as-you-grow model, allowing customers to add capacity as the networking needs of an individual system increase

Product specifications

Transceivers

The Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects support a wide variety of 10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity options using Cisco 10/25/40/100 Gbps modules. Unified Ports (UP) on the Cisco UCS 6400 Series support 10/25 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity or 8/16/32 Gigabit Fibre Channel modules. Uplink ports support 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet transceivers and cables. Table 3 lists the supported transceiver options.

Table 3.           Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnect‒supported transceiver and cable support matrix

Product number

Description

SFP 1-Gigabit transceivers

GLC-TE

1000 BASE-T SFP transceiver module for Category 5 copper wire

GLC-SX-MMD

1000 BASE-SX short wavelength; with DOM

SFP-GE-T

1000 BASE-T SFP transceiver module for Category 5 copper wire, extended operating temperature range (supported but EOL)

SFP+ 10-Gbps transceivers

SFP-10G-SR

10GBASE-SR SFP module

SFP-10G-SR-S

10GBASE-SR SFP module, Enterprise class

SFP-10G-LR

10GBASE-LR SFP module

SFP-10G-LR-S

10GBASE-LR SFP module, Enterprise class

SFP-10G-LRM

10GBASE-LRM SFP module

SFP-10G-ER

10GBASE-ER SFP module

SFP-10G-ER-S

10GBASE-ER-SFP module, Enterprise class

SFP-10G-ZR

Cisco 10GBASE-ZR SFP10G module for SMF

SFP-10G-ZR-S

10GBASE-ZR SFP module, Enterprise class

FET-10G

10G line extender for FEX

SFP28 25-Gbps transceivers

SFP-25G-SR-S

25GBASE-SR SFP module

QSFP+ 40-Gbps transceivers

QSFP-40G-SR4

40GBASE-SR4 QSFP transceiver module with MPO connector

QSFP-40G-SR4-S

40GBASE-SR4 QSFP transceiver module, MPO connector, Enterprise class

QSFP-40G-SR-BD

40GBASE-SR-BiDi, duplex MMF (LC)

QSFP-40G-LR4

QSFP 40GBASE-LR4 OTN transceiver, LC, 10KM

QSFP-40G-LR4-S

QSFP 40GBASE-LR4 transceiver module, LC, 10KM, Enterprise class

QSFP-40G-ER4

QSFP 40GBASE-ER4 transceiver module, LC, 2KM

WSP-Q40GLR4L

QSFP 40G Ethernet – LR4 lite, LC, 2KM

QSFP-4X10G-LR-S

QSFP 4x10G transceiver module, SM MPO, 10KM, Enterprise class

QSFP28 100G transceivers

QSFP-100G-SR4-S

100GBASE SR4 QSFP transceiver, MPO, 100m over OM4 MMF

QSFP-100G-LR4-S

100GBASE LR4 QSFP transceiver, LC, 10KM over SMF

QSFP-40/100-SRBD

100GBASE/40GBASE SR-BiDi QSFP transceiver, LC, 100m over OM4 MMF

QSFP-100G-SM-SR

100GBASE CWDM4 Lite QSFP transceiver, 2KM over SMF, 10-60C

SFP+ 10G copper cables with integrated transceivers

SFP-H10GB-CU1M

10GBASE SFP+ cable 1-meter, passive

SFP-H10GB-CU1-5M

10GBASE SFP+ cable 1.5-meter, passive

SFP-H10GB-CU2M

10GBASE SFP+ cable 2-meter, passive

SFP-H10GB-CU2-5M

10GBASE SFP+ cable 2.5-meter, passive

SFP-H10GB-CU3M

10GBASE SFP+ cable 3-meter, passive

SFP-H10GB-CU5M

10GBASE SFP+ cable 5-meter, passive

SFP-H10GB-ACU7M

10GBASE SFP+ cable 7-meter, active

SFP-H10GB-ACU10M

10GBASE SFP+ cable 10-meter, active

SFP-10G-AOC1M

10GBASE active optical SFP+ cable, 1M

SFP-10G-AOC2M

10GBASE active optical SFP+ cable, 2M

SFP-10G-AOC3M

10GBASE active optical SFP+ cable, 3M

SFP-10G-AOC5M

10GBASE active optical SFP+ cable, 5M

SFP-10G-AOC7M

10GBASE active optical SFP+ cable, 7M

SFP-10G-AOC10M

10GBASE active optical SFP+ cable, 10M

SFP28 25G copper cables with integrated

SFP-H25G-CU1M

25GBASE-CU SFP28 cable 1-meter

SFP-H25G-CU2M

25GBASE-CU SFP28 cable 2-meter

SFP-H25G-CU3M

25GBASE-CU SFP28 cable 3-meter

SFP-H25G-CU5M

25GBASE-CU SFP28 cable 5-meter

SFP-25G-AOC1M

25GBASE active optical SFP28 cable, 1M

SFP-25G-AOC2M

25GBASE active optical SFP28 cable, 2M

SFP-25G-AOC3M

25GBASE active optical SFP28 cable, 3M

SFP-25G-AOC5M

25GBASE active optical SFP28 able, 5M

SFP-25G-AOC7M

25GBASE active optical SFP28 cable, 7M

SFP-25G-AOC10M

25GBASE active optical SFP28 cable, 10M

QSFP 40G cables with integrated transceivers

QSFP-H40G-CU1M

40GBASE-CR4 passive copper cable, 1M

QSFP-H40G-CU3M

40GBASE-CR4 passive copper cable, 3M

QSFP-H40G-CU5M

40GBASE-CR4 passive copper cable, 5M

QSFP-H40G-ACU7M

40GBASE-CR4 active copper cable, 7M

QSFP-H40G-ACU10M

40GBASE-CR4 active copper cable, 10M

QSFP-H40G-AOC1M

40GBASE active optical cable, 1M

QSFP-H40G-AOC2M

40GBASE active optical cable, 2M

QSFP-H40G-AOC3M

40GBASE active optical cable, 3M

QSFP-H40G-AOC5M

40GBASE active optical cable, 5M

QSFP-H40G-AOC10M

40GBASE active optical cable, 10M

QSFP-H40G-AOC15M

40GBASE active optical cable, 15M

QSFP-4SFP10G-CU1M

QSFP to 4xSFP10G passive copper splitter cable, 1M

QSFP-4SFP10G-CU3M

QSFP to 4xSFP10G passive copper splitter sable, 3M

QSFP-4SFP10G-CU5M

QSFP to 4xSFP10G passive copper splitter cable, 5M

QSFP-4x10G-AC7M

QSFP to 4xSFP10G active copper splitter cable, 7M

QSFP-4x10G-AC10M

QSFP to 4xSFP10G active copper splitter cable, 10M

QSFP-4x10G-AOC1M

40GBASE active optical QSFP to 4SFP breakout cable, 1M

QSFP-4x10G-AOC3M

40GBASE active optical QSFP to 4SFP breakout cable, 3M

QSFP-4x10G-AOC5M

40GBASE active optical QSFP to 4SFP breakout cable, 5M

QSFP-4x10G-AOC7M

40GBASE active optical QSFP to 4SFP breakout cable, 7M

QSFP-4x10G-AOC10M

40GBASE active optical QSFP to 4SFP breakout cable, 10M

QSFP28 100G cables with integrated transceivers

QSFP-100G-CU1M

100GBASE-CR4 passive copper cable, 1M

QSFP-100G-CU2M

100GBASE-CR4 passive copper cable, 2M

QSFP-100G-CU3M

100GBASE-CR4 passive copper cable, 3M

QSFP-100G-AOC1M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 1M

QSFP-100G-AOC2M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 2M

QSFP-100G-AOC3M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 3M

QSFP-100G-AOC5M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 5M

QSFP-100G-AOC7M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 7M

QSFP-100G-AOC10M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 10M

QSFP-100G-AOC15M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 15M

QSFP-100G-AOC20M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 20M

QSFP-100G-AOC25M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 25M

QSFP-100G-AOC30M

100GBASE QSFP active optical cable, 30M

QSFP-4SFP25G-CU1M

100GBASE QSFP to 4xSFP25G passive copper splitter cable, 1M

QSFP-4SFP25G-CU2M

100GBASE QSFP to 4xSFP25G passive copper splitter cable, 2M

QSFP-4SFP25G-CU3M

100GBASE QSFP to 4xSFP25G passive copper splitter cable, 3M

QSFP-4SFP25G-CU5M

100GBASE QSFP to 4xSFP25G passive copper splitter cable, 5M

Fibre Channel transceivers

DS-SFP-FC4G-SW

4 Gbps Fibre Channel-SW SFP, LC

DS-SFP-FC8G-SW

8 Gbps Fibre Channel-SW SFP+, LC

DS-SFP-FC8G-LW

8 Gbps Fibre Channel-LW SFP+, LC

DS-SFP-FC16G-SW

16 Gbps Fibre Channel-SW SFP+, LC

DS-SFP-FC16G-LW

16 Gbps Fibre Channel-LW SFP+, LC

DS-SFP-FC32G-SW

32 Gbps Fibre Channel-SW SFP+, LC

DS-SFP-FC32G-LW

32 Gbps Fibre Channel-LW SFP+, LC

Note:

1. FI 6454 supports 1G optics on ports 45-48. FI 64108 supports 1G optics on ports 89-96.

2. Transceiver modules and cables that are supported on a specific Fabric Interconnect are not always supported on all VIC adapters, I/O modules, or Fabric Extenders that are compatible with that Fabric Interconnect. Detailed compatibility matrices for the transceiver modules are available here: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/interfaces-modules/transceiver-modules/products-device-support-tables-list.html.

3. S-Class transceivers (for example 10G and 40G) do not support FCoE.

4. SFP-H25G-CU5M is only supported with Nexus 9K switches. Support with IOM 2408 will be in a future UCS Manager release.

Cabling

Table 4 provides 10-, 25-, 40-, and 100-Gigabit Ethernet cabling specifications for Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects.

Table 4.           10-, 25-, 40-, and 100-Gigabit Ethernet cabling specifications

Connector (Media)

Cable

Distance

Power (each side)

Transceiver latency (link)

Standard

SFP+ copper (CU)

Twinax

1, 3, and 5M

Approximately 0.1 watt (W)

Approximately 0.1 microsecond

SFF 8431

SFP+ ACU copper

Active Twinax

7M10M

Approximately 0.5W

Approximately 0.1 microsecond

SFF 8461

SFP+FET

MM OM2MM OM3MM OM4

25 and 100M

1W

Approximately 0 microsecond

IEEE 802.3ae

SFP+ Short Reach (SR) and MMF

MM OM2MM OM3MM OM4

82 and 300M

1W

Approximately 0 microseconds

IEEE 802.3ae

SFP+ Long Reach (LR)

SMF

10 KM

1W

Approximately 0 microseconds

IEEE 802.3ae

SFP+ Long Range (ER)

SMF

40 KM

1.5W

Approximately 0 microseconds

IEEE 802.3ae

SFP+ Long Reach (ZR)

SMF

80 KM

1.5W

Approximately 0 microseconds

IEEE 802.3ae

Performance

     Cisco UCS 6454: Layer 2 hardware forwarding at 3.82 Tbps and 1.2 billion packets per second (bpps)

     Cisco UCS 64108: Layer 2 hardware forwarding at 7.42 Tbps and 2.8 billion packets per second (bpps)

     MAC address table entries: 32,000

     Low-latency cut-through design: Provides predictable, consistent traffic latency regardless of packet size, traffic pattern, or enabled features

Layer 2

     Ethernet switch mode

     Fibre Channel switch mode

     Layer 2 interconnect ports and 3K VLANs

     IEEE 802.1Q VLAN encapsulation

     Support Virtual SANs (VSANs) per interconnect

     Rapid Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus RPVST+

     Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) Versions 1, 2, and 3 snooping

     Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP): IEEE 802.3ad

     Advanced EtherChannel hashing based on Layer 2, 3, and 4 information

     Jumbo frames on all ports (up to 9216 bytes)

     Pause frames (IEEE 802.3x)

     FC/FCoE slow drain detection and recovery

     Port security

Quality of Service (QoS)

     Layer 2 IEEE 802.1p (class of service)

     Sixteen hardware queues per port (FCoE plus five user-defined)

     Class-of-Service(CoS)‒based egress queuing

     Egress port-based scheduling: Weighted Round-Robin (WRR)

     Priority-based flow control (802.1Qbb)

     Enhanced transmission selection (802.1Qaz)

High availability

     Hot-swappable field-replaceable power suppliers, fan modules, and expansion modules

     1+1 power redundancy

     N+1 fan module redundancy

Management

     Interconnect management using redundant 10/100/1000 Mbps management or console ports

     All management provided through Cisco UCS Manager. Please refer to the Cisco UCS Manager data sheet for more information about management interfaces

Low-latency, lossless 10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet unified network fabric

     PFC (per priority pause frame support)

     Data Center Bridging Exchange (DCBX) Protocol

     IEEE 802.1Qaz: bandwidth management

Unified ports

     Cisco UCS 6400 Series can be configurable as 10- and 25-Gigabit Ethernet or 8/16/32-Gbps Fibre Channel

Industry standards

     IEEE 802.1p: CoS prioritization

     IEEE 802.1Q: VLAN tagging

     IEEE 802.1s: multiple VLAN instances of Spanning Tree Protocol

     IEEE 802.1w: rapid reconfiguration of Spanning Tree Protocol

     IEEE 802.3: Ethernet

     IEEE 802.3ad: LACP

     IEEE 802.3ae: 10-Gigabit Ethernet

     IEEE 802.3by: 25-Gigabit Ethernet

     IEEE 802.3bg: 40-Gigabit Ethernet

     IEEE 802.3bm: 100-Gigabit Ethernet

     SFP28 support

     QSFP28 support

     Remote monitoring (RMON)

Physical specifications

SFP28 and QSFP28 optics

Cisco UCS products support 10-, 25-, 40-, and 100-Gigabit Ethernet SFP28 and QSFP28 copper Twinax cables for short distances, and SFP28 and QSFP28 optics for longer distances. SFP28 and QSFP28 have several advantages compared to other Ethernet connectivity options:

     10-, 25-, 40-, and 100-Gigabit Ethernet form factor

     Low power consumption

     Hot-swappable devices

Table 5 summarizes the Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnect specifications.

Table 5.           Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnect specifications****

Feature

Cisco UCS 6454

Cisco UCS 64108

Ports

48 x 10/25-Gbps SFP28 ports and 6 x 40/100-Gbps QSFP28 ports

96 x 10/25-Gbps SFP28 ports and 12 x 40/100-Gbps QSFP28 ports

Downlink supported speeds

1/10/25-Gbps Ethernet/FCoE8/16/32-Gbps Fibre Channel

1/10/25-Gbps Ethernet/FCoE8/16/32-Gbps Fibre Channel

CPU

6 cores

6 cores

System memory

64 GB

64 GB

Management ports

L1, L2, and RJ-45 ports

L1, L2, and RJ-45 ports

USB ports

1

1

Power supplies (up to 2)

650W (AC) or 930W (DC)

Two identical AC or DC

Typical operating power

260W

404W

Maximum power (AC)

650W

1200W

Maximum power (DC)

930W

930W

Input voltage (AC)

100 to 240 VAC

7A at 200 VAC

Input voltage (DC)

-40 to -72VDC

23 A maximum at -48 VDC

Frequency

50 to 60 Hz

50 to 60 Hz

Fans

4

3

Airflow

Standard airflow – front (PSU/fan-side) to back (port-side exhaust)

Standard airflow – front (PSU/fan-side) to back (port-side exhaust)

Efficiency (AC)

95 to 98% (50 to 100% load)

95 to 98% (50 to 100% load)

Efficiency (DC)

88 to 92% (50 to 100% load)

88 to 92% (50 to 100% load)

RoHS compliance

Yes

Yes

Hot swappable

Yes

Yes

Cisco UCS 6400 Series physical and environmental specifications

Table 6 summarizes the physical and environmental specifications for Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects.

Table 6.           Physical and environmental specifications

Property

Cisco UCS 6454

Cisco UCS 64108

Physical (height x width x depth)

1.72 in. x 17.3 in x 22.5 in (4.4 cm x 43.9 cm x 57.1 cm)

3.38 in. x 17.42 in x 22.95 in (8.33 cm x 44.25 cm x 58.29 cm)

Operating temperature

32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

Nonoperating temperature

‒40 to 158°F (‒40 to 70°C)

‒40 to 158°F (‒40 to 70°C)

Humidity

5 to 95%

5 to 95%

Altitude

0 to 13,123 ft (0 to 4000m)

0 to 13,123 ft (0 to 4000m)

Weight

Table 7 summarizes the weights for the Cisco UCS 6400 Series.

Table 7.           Weight, including power supplies and fan modules

Component

Weight

Cisco UCS 6454 with two power supplies and two expansion modules installed

22.24 lb (10.10 kg), with fans

Cisco UCS 64108 with two power supplies and two expansion modules installed

35.86 lb (16.27 kg), with fans

Regulatory standards compliance: safety and EMC

Table 8 summarizes regulatory compliance for the Cisco UCS 6400 Series Fabric Interconnects.

Table 8.           Regulatory standards compliance: safety and EMC

Specification

Description

Regulatory compliance

Products should comply with CE Markings according to directives 2004/108/EC and 2006/95/EC.

Safety

  UL 60950-1 Second Edition
  CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1
  EN 60950-1 Second Edition
  IEC 60950-1 Second Edition
  AS/NZS 60950-1
  GB4943

EMC: Emissions

  47CFR Part 15 (CFR 47) Class A
  AS/NZS CISPR22 Class A
  CISPR22 Class A
  EN55022 Class A
  ICES003 Class A
  VCCI Class A
  EN61000-3-2
  EN61000-3-3
  KN22 Class A
  CNS13438 Class A

EMC: Immunity

  EN55024
  CISPR24
  EN300386
  KN 61000-4 series

RoHS

The product is RoHS 5-compliant with exceptions for leaded Ball Grid Array (BGA) balls and lead press-fit connectors.

Ordering information

Table 9 presents ordering information for Cisco UCS 6400 Fabric Interconnects.

Table 9.           Ordering information

Part Number

Description

Fabric Interconnects

UCS-FI-6454-U

Standalone model: 1RU FI, with no PSU, with 54 ports and includes 18x10/25-Gbps and 2x40/100-Gbps port licenses

UCS-FI-6454++

Standalone model: TAA-UCS 6454 1RU FI, with no PSU, with 54 ports and includes 18x10/25-Gbps and 2x40/100-Gbps port licenses

UCS-FI-6454

Configured model: UCS 6454 1RU FI, with no PSU, with 54 ports and includes 18x10/25-Gbps and 2x40/100-Gbps port licenses

UCS-FI-64108-U

Standalone model: UCS 64108 2RU FI, with no PSU, with 108 ports and includes 36x10/25-Gbps and 4x40/100-Gbps port licenses

UCS-FI-64108

Configured model: UCS 64108 2RU FI, with no PSU, with 108 ports and includes 36x10/25-Gbps and 4x40/100-Gbps port licenses

Fabric Interconnect port licenses

UCS-L-6400-25G

UCS 6400 series ONLY Fabric Int 1 Port 10/25 Gbps/FC port license

UCS-L-6400-25GC

UCS 6400 series ONLY Fabric Int 1 Port 10/25 Gbps/FC port license C-direct only (used to connect directly from FI 6454 to C220, C240, C460, C480, and/or C4200)

UCS-L-6400-100G

UCS 6400 series ONLY Fabric Int 1 Port 40/100 Gbps port license

Power supply and fan

UCS-PSU-6332-AC

UCS 6332/6454 power supply/100-240VAC (650 W)

UCS-PSU-6332-DC

UCS 6332/6454 power supply/-48VDC (930 W)

UCS-PSU-64108-AC

UCS 64108 power supply/100-240VAC

UCS-PSU-6332-DC

UCS 64108 Power Supply/-48VDC

UCS-FAN-6332

UCS 6332/6454 fan module

UCS-FAN-64108

UCS 64108 fan module

Accessory and blank

UCS-ACC-6332

UCS 6332/6454 chassis accessory kit

UCS-ACC-64108

UCS 64108 chassis accessory kit

Warranty information

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Cisco Services for Unified Computing

Using a unified view of data-center resources, Cisco and our industry-leading partners deliver services that accelerate your transition to a unified computing architecture. Cisco Services for Unified Computing help you quickly deploy your data center resources, simplify ongoing operations, and optimize your infrastructure to better meet your business needs. For more information about these and other Cisco services for the data center, visit https://www.cisco.com/go/unifiedcomputingservices.

Why Cisco?

The Cisco Unified Computing System continues Cisco’s long history of innovation in delivering integrated systems for improved business results based on industry standards and using the network as the platform. Recent examples include IP telephony, LAN switching, unified communications, and unified I/O. Cisco began the unified computing phase of our unified data center strategy several years ago by assembling an experienced team from the computing and virtualization industries to augment our own networking and storage access expertise. As a result, Cisco delivered foundational technologies, including the Cisco Nexus® Family, supporting unified fabric and server virtualization. Cisco UCS completes this phase, delivering innovation in architecture, technology, partnerships, and services. Cisco is well positioned to deliver this innovation by taking a systems approach to computing that unifies network intelligence and scalability with innovative ASICs, integrated management, and standard computing components.

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