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Aruba 6000 48G Class4 PoE 4SFP 370W Switch (R8N85A)
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Aruba CX6000 Series - R8N85A Switch

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Aruba 6000 48G Class4 PoE 4SFP 370W Switch
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List Price: $3,199.00
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Overview:

The Aruba CX 6000 Switch Series is modern family of entry level access switches ideal for branch offices, midsize businesses, and small enterprises. Optimized for reliable, simple and secure access, the CX 6000 series provides a convenient and cost-effective wired access solution for networks supporting IoT, mobile, and cloud applications.

The CX 6000 series is based on the Aruba ASIC architecture with the programmable AOS-CX operating system used across the entire Aruba CX portfolio for a more consistent, more efficient operator experience. This fully managed series has convenient built-in uplinks with up to 370W of PoE+ to support IoT devices such as security cameras and wireless APs. A compact and fanless model is ideal for use in quiet, small work spaces.

The CX 6000 series is easy to deploy and use with flexible management choices that include Web GUI, CLI, cloudbased and on-premise Aruba Central management, so you can choose the best fit for your business and network environment. Delivering Layer 2 capabilities with enhanced access security, traffic prioritization, and IPv6 support, the CX 6000 also simplifies ownership and brings peace of mind with no switch software licensing and a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

What's New

  • Enterprise-class Layer 2 connectivity with support for ACLs, robust QoS and static routing
  • Convenient built-in 1GbE uplinks and up to 370W of Class 4 PoE for support of IoT devices
  • Compact and fanless 12 port model for quiet deployment
  • Management flexibility with support for Aruba Central1, easy-to-use Web GUI, CLI, and Aruba NetEdit
  • Simple deployment with Zero Touch Provisioning
  • Software defined ready with REST APIs
  • Simplify adds, moves and changes with colorless ports

Just right for branch offices, mid-market enterprises, and SMBs

The CX 6000 switches bring simplicity, reliability, and value to the access layer.

Simple, secure, and reliable


This enterprise-class Layer 2 switch series is ready for quick deployment with plenty of PoE, speed, and robust security features to safely connect and power your access points, client devices, and IoT.

Right size for your business


Deploy the number of Ethernet ports and PoE power that’s best for you and your budget with plug and play 12-, 24-, and 48-port Ethernet models with up to 370W PoE.

Manage it your way

No matter how big or small your network management needs, the CX 6000 has you covered with choices that include easy-to-use Web GUI, CLI, Aruba NetEdit, and Aruba Central (available soon) for single pane of glass management across your enterprise network.


Notes:
1. Aruba Central support coming in future release.

Features:

Entry Level Aruba CX Access Layer Switches

The Aruba CX 6000 Switch Series offers Ethernet gigabit connectivity and optional PoE to provide entry level, reliable, and convenient wired access connectivity for enterprise branch offices and SMB networks.

Using Aruba AOS-CX operating system across Aruba CX switching platforms and access-to-core-to-data center deployment domains provides a simpler, more consistent operator experience.

Fully-managed enterprise class switches deliver Layer 2 capabilities with support static routing, ACLs, robust QoS, traffic prioritization, sFlow, and IPv6 support.

Right size deployment with choice of 12, 24, and 48 port 1U models with convenient built-in 1GbE uplinks and up to 370W of Class 4 PoE.

Simplifies ownership with no switch software licensing or subscriptions required.

Performance and Power

The Aruba CX 6000 Switch Series is designed with Aruba ASICs that deliver very low latency, increased packet buffering, and adaptive power consumption.

Deploy wireless access points and IoT devices with Aruba CX 6000 switch models that support up to 370W IEEE 802.3at Class 4 Power over Ethernet for up to 30W per port.

Up to four built-in wire speed 1GbE uplinks remove bottlenecks at the access layer where users and devices connect.

Simplified Configuration and Management

The Aruba CX 6000 Switch Series provides flexibility to manage and simplify configurations with Aruba NetEdit, Aruba Central1, easy to use Web GUI, or industry standard CLI.

Aruba NetEdit introduces automation that allows for rapid network-wide changes, and verifies policy conformance post network updates.

Software-defined ready with REST APIs for fine-grained programmability of network tasks.

Reduce manual IT operation tasks around initial deployment or on-going configuration changes to accommodate adds, moves, and changes with colorless ports using local user roles and local-MAC-Authentication (LMA).

Product Differentiators:

  • AOS-CX - a modern software system
  • Aruba ASICs - programmable innovation
  • Access layer performance
  • Management flexibility
  • Simplify adds, moves and changes
  • Cost-effective enterprise-class access
  • Resiliency and availability
  • Quality of Service (QoS) features
  • Simplified configuration and management
  • Aruba NetEdit – automated switch configuration and management
  • Layer 2 Switching
  • Layer 3 Services
  • Layer 3 Routing
  • Multicast
  • IPv6 capabilities
  • Security
  • Convergence

Notes:
1. Aruba Central support coming in future release.

Specifications:


CX6000 Series Specifications
Aruba 6000 48G Class4 PoE 4SFP 370W Switch (R8N85A) Aruba 6000 48G 4SFP Switch
(R8N86A)
Aruba 6000 24G Class4 PoE 4SFP 370W Switch (R8N87A) Aruba 6000 24G 4SFP Switch
(R8N88A)
Aruba 6000 12G Class4 PoE 2G/2SFP 139W Switch (R8N89A)
Description 48x ports 10/100/1000BASE-T Ports

4x 1G SFP ports

Supports PoE Standards IEEE 802.3af, 802.3at

1x USB-C Console Port
1x USB Type-A Host port
48x ports 10/100/1000BASE-T Ports

4x 1G SFP ports

1x USB-C Console Port
1x USB Type-A Host port
24x ports 10/100/1000BASE-T Ports

4x 1G SFP ports

Supports PoE Standards IEEE 802.3af, 802.3at

1x USB-C Console Port
1x USB Type-A Host port
24x ports 10/100/1000BASE-T Ports

4x 1G SFP ports

1x USB-C Console Port
1x USB Type-A Host port
12x ports 10/100/1000BASE-T Ports

2x 1G SFP ports
2x 1GbE ports

Supports PoE Standards IEEE 802.3af, 802.3at

1x USB-C Console Port
1x USB Type-A Host port
Power supplies Fixed power supply

Up to 370W of Class 4 PoE Power
Fixed power supply Fixed power supply

Up to 370W of Class 4 PoE Power
Fixed power supply Fixed power supply

Up to 139W of Class 4 PoE Power
Fans Fixed fans Fixed fans Fixed fans Fixed fans Fanless
Physical characteristics
Dimensions (H) 4.39 cm
(W) 44.2 cm
(D) 30.48 cm
(1.73″ x 17.4″ x 12.0″)
(H) 4.39 cm
(W) 44.2 cm
(D) 24.74 cm
(1.73″ x 17.4″ x x 9.74″)
(H) 4.39 cm
(W) 44.2 cm
(D) 26.82 cm
(1.73″ x 17.4″ x x 10.56″)
(H) 4.39 cm
(W) 44.2 cm
(D) 20.12 cm
(1.73″ x 17.4″ x x 7.92″)
(H) 4.39 cm
(W) 25.4 cm
(D) 25.5 cm
(1.73″ x 10.0″ x x 10.04″)
Configuration Weight 5.02 kg (11.07 lbs) 3.42 kg (7.54 lbs) 4.19kg (9.24 lbs) 2.62 kg (5.78 lbs) 2.78 kg (6.13 lbs)
Additional Specifications
CPU Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 @ 1016 Mhz Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 @ 1016 Mhz Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 @ 1016 Mhz Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 @ 1016 Mhz Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 @ 1016 Mhz
Memory and Flash 4 GB DDR3
16 GB eMMC
4 GB DDR3
16 GB eMMC
4 GB DDR3
16 GB eMMC
4 GB DDR3
16 GB eMMC
4 GB DDR3
16 GB eMMC
Packet Buffer 12.38MB (4.5MB Ingress/7.875MB Egress) 12.38MB (4.5MB Ingress/7.875MB Egress) 12.38MB (4.5MB Ingress/7.875MB Egress) 12.38MB (4.5MB Ingress/7.875MB Egress) 12.38MB (4.5MB Ingress/7.875MB Egress)
Performance
Model Switching Capacity 104 Gbps 104 Gbps 56 Gbps 56 Gbps 32 Gbps
Model Throughput Capacity 77.3 Mpps 77.3 Mpps 41.6 Mpps 41.6 Mpps 23.8 Mpps
Average Latency (LIFO-64-bytes packets) 1 Gbps: 1.9 μSec 1 Gbps: 1.9 μSec 1 Gbps: 1.5 μSec 1 Gbps: 1.5 μSec 1 Gbps: 2.3 μSec
Switched Virtual Interfaces (dual stack) 16 16 16 16 16
IPv4 Host Table (ARP) 1,024 1,024 1,024 1,024 1,024
IPv6 Host Table (ND) 512 512 512 512 512
IPv4 Unicast Routes 512 512 512 512 512
IPv6 Unicast Routes 512 512 512 512 512
MAC Table Capacity 8,192 8,192 8,192 8,192 8,192
IGMP Groups 512 512 512 512 512
MLD Groups 512 512 512 512 512
IPv4/IPv6/MAC ACL Entries (ingress) 256 / 128 / 256 256 / 128 / 256 256 / 128 / 256 256 / 128 / 256 256 / 128 / 256
Environment
Operating Temperature 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C) up to 5000 ft (1.5 km) derate -1°C for every 1000 ft (305 m) from 5000 ft (1.5 km) to 10000 ft (3.0 km) 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C) up to 5000 ft (1.5 km) derate -1°C for every 1000 ft (305 m) from 5000 ft (1.5 km) to 10000 ft (3.0 km) 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C) up to 5000 ft (1.5 km) derate -1°C for every 1000 ft (305 m) from 5000 ft (1.5 km) to 10000 ft (3.0 km) 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C) up to 5000 ft (1.5 km) derate -1°C for every 1000 ft (305 m) from 5000 ft (1.5 km) to 10000 ft (3.0 km) 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C) up to 5000 ft (1.5 km) derate -1°C for every 1000 ft (305 m) from 5000 ft (1.5 km) to 10000 ft (3.0 km)
Operating Relative Humidity 15% to 95% at 104°F (40°C) non-condensing 15% to 95% at 104°F (40°C) non-condensing 15% to 95% at 104°F (40°C) non-condensing 15% to 95% at 104°F (40°C) non-condensing 15% to 95% at 104°F (40°C) non-condensing
Non-Operating -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C) up to 15000 ft (4.6 km) -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C) up to 15000 ft (4.6 km) -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C) up to 15000 ft (4.6 km) -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C) up to 15000 ft (4.6 km) -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C) up to 15000 ft (4.6 km)
Non-Operating Storage Relative Humidity 15% to 90% @ 149°F (65°C) non-condensing 15% to 90% @ 149°F (65°C) non-condensing 15% to 90% @ 149°F (65°C) non-condensing 15% to 90% @ 149°F (65°C) non-condensing 15% to 90% @ 149°F (65°C) non-condensing
Max Operating Altitude 10000 feet (3 km) Max 10000 feet (3 km) Max 10000 feet (3 km) Max 10000 feet (3 km) Max 10000 feet (3 km) Max
Max Non-Operating Altitude 15000 feet (4.6 km) Max 15000 feet (4.6 km) Max 15000 feet (4.6 km) Max 15000 feet (4.6 km) Max 15000 feet (4.6 km) Max
Acoustic Sound Power, LWAd = 4.3 Bel Sound Pressure, LpAm (Bystander) = 29.8 dB Sound Power, LWAd = 3.6 Bel Sound Pressure, LpAm (Bystander) = 24.6 dB Sound Power, LWAd = 3.9 Bel Sound Pressure, LpAm (Bystander) = 24.3 dB Sound Power, LWAd = 3.9 Bel Sound Pressure, LpAm (Bystander) = 20.9 dB Sound Power, LWAd = 0 Bel Sound Pressure, LpAm (Bystander) = 0 dB
Primary Airflow Side-to-side Side-to-side Side-to-side Side-to-side
Electrical Characteristics
Frequency 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz 50 / 60 Hz
AC Voltage 100-127 VAC / 200-240 VAC 100-127 VAC / 200-240 VAC 100-127 VAC / 200-240 VAC 100-127 VAC / 200-240 VAC 100-127 VAC / 200-240 VAC
Current 4.9 A / 2.4 A 0.8 A / 0.5 A 4.6 A / 2.3 A 0.6 A / 0.4 A 1.8 A / 0.9 A
Power Consumption (230 VAC) Idle: 30.6W
Max Power (w/o PoE): 45W
Max Power (w/ PoE): 480W
Idle: 20.6W
Max Power (w/o PoE): 44.2W
Idle: 22.9W
Max Power (w/o PoE): 32.7W
Max Power (w/ PoE): 455W
Idle: 15.4W
Max Power (w/o PoE): 33W
Idle: 16W
Max Power (w/o PoE): 21.9W
Max Power (w/ PoE): 170W
Safety
  UL 60950-1; IEC 60950-1; EN 60950-1; CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1; EN 60825-1
UL 62368-1 Ed. 2; IEC 62368-1 Ed. 2; EN 62368-1:2014
UL 60950-1; IEC 60950-1; EN 60950-1; CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1; EN 60825-1
UL 62368-1 Ed. 2; IEC 62368-1 Ed. 2; EN 62368-1:2014
UL 60950-1; IEC 60950-1; EN 60950-1; CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1; EN 60825-1
UL 62368-1 Ed. 2; IEC 62368-1 Ed. 2; EN 62368-1:2014
UL 60950-1; IEC 60950-1; EN 60950-1; CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1; EN 60825-1
UL 62368-1 Ed. 2; IEC 62368-1 Ed. 2; EN 62368-1:2014
UL 60950-1; IEC 60950-1; EN 60950-1; CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1; EN 60825-1
UL 62368-1 Ed. 2; IEC 62368-1 Ed. 2; EN 62368-1:2014
Emissions
  VCCI-CISPR 32, Class A; CNS 13438; ICES-003 Issue 6 Class A; FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Class A; EN 55032: 2015 +AC:2016 / CISPR-32, Class A VCCI-CISPR 32, Class A; CNS 13438; ICES-003 Issue 6 Class A; FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Class A; EN 55032: 2015 +AC:2016 / CISPR-32, Class A VCCI-CISPR 32, Class A; CNS 13438; ICES-003 Issue 6 Class A; FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Class A; EN 55032: 2015 +AC:2016 / CISPR-32, Class A VCCI-CISPR 32, Class A; CNS 13438; ICES-003 Issue 6 Class A; FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Class A; EN 55032: 2015 +AC:2016 / CISPR-32, Class A VCCI-CISPR 32, Class A; CNS 13438; ICES-003 Issue 6 Class A; FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Class A; EN 55032: 2015 +AC:2016 / CISPR-32, Class A
Lasers
  EN 60825-1:2007 / IEC 60825-1:2007 Class 1
Class 1 Laser Products / Laser Klasse 1
(Applicable for accessories - Optical Transceivers only)
EN 60825-1:2007 / IEC 60825-1:2007 Class 1
Class 1 Laser Products / Laser Klasse 1
(Applicable for accessories - Optical Transceivers only)
EN 60825-1:2007 / IEC 60825-1:2007 Class 1
Class 1 Laser Products / Laser Klasse 1
(Applicable for accessories - Optical Transceivers only)
EN 60825-1:2007 / IEC 60825-1:2007 Class 1
Class 1 Laser Products / Laser Klasse 1
(Applicable for accessories - Optical Transceivers only)
EN 60825-1:2007 / IEC 60825-1:2007 Class 1
Class 1 Laser Products / Laser Klasse 1
(Applicable for accessories - Optical Transceivers only)
Immunity
Generic CISPR 24 / CISPR 35 CISPR 24 / CISPR 35 CISPR 24 / CISPR 35 CISPR 24 / CISPR 35 CISPR 24 / CISPR 35
EN EN 55024:2010 / EN 55035:2017 EN 55024:2010 / EN 55035:2017 EN 55024:2010 / EN 55035:2017 EN 55024:2010 / EN 55035:2017 EN 55024:2010 / EN 55035:2017
ESD IEC 61000-4-2 IEC 61000-4-2 IEC 61000-4-2 IEC 61000-4-2 IEC 61000-4-2
Radiated IEC 61000-4-3 IEC 61000-4-3 IEC 61000-4-3 IEC 61000-4-3 IEC 61000-4-3
EFT/Burst IEC 61000-4-4 IEC 61000-4-4 IEC 61000-4-4 IEC 61000-4-4 IEC 61000-4-4
Surge IEC 61000-4-5 IEC 61000-4-5 IEC 61000-4-5 IEC 61000-4-5 IEC 61000-4-5
Conducted IEC 61000-4-6 IEC 61000-4-6 IEC 61000-4-6 IEC 61000-4-6 IEC 61000-4-6
Power frequency magnetic field IEC 61000-4-8 IEC 61000-4-8 IEC 61000-4-8 IEC 61000-4-8 IEC 61000-4-8
Voltage dips and interruptions IEC 61000-4-11 IEC 61000-4-11 IEC 61000-4-11 IEC 61000-4-11 IEC 61000-4-11
Harmonics EN 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-2 EN 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-2 EN 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-2 EN 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-2 EN 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-2
Flicker EN 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-3-3 EN 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-3-3 EN 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-3-3 EN 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-3-3 EN 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-3-3
Mounting and Enclosure
Mounts in an EIA-standard 19-inch telco rack or equipment cabinet (rack-mounting kit available); horizontal surface mounting; wall mounting Mounts in an EIA-standard 19-inch telco rack or equipment cabinet (rack-mounting kit available); horizontal surface mounting; wall mounting Mounts in an EIA-standard 19-inch telco rack or equipment cabinet (rack-mounting kit available); horizontal surface mounting; wall mounting Mounts in an EIA-standard 19-inch telco rack or equipment cabinet (rack-mounting kit available); horizontal surface mounting; wall mounting Mounts in an EIA-standard 19-inch telco rack or equipment cabinet (rack-mounting kit available); horizontal surface mounting; wall mounting

Documentation:

Aruba CX6000 Switch Series Datasheet (.PDF)

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