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OceanStor SNS5604/SNS5608 Directors

Huawei’s OceanStor SNS5604/5608 Directors are proven network infrastructure products dedicated to data center mission-critical business.

Using Gen 6 Fibre Channel, Fabric Vision technology, and IO Insight, the directors deliver unmatched 32 Gbit/s performance, seamless scalability, and high reliability.

Specifications

Model

SNS5604

SNS5608

Number of Ports

Up to 256 x 32 Gbit/s ports or a 320-port equivalent with 16 UltraScale ICL ports

Up to 512 x 32 Gbit/s ports or a 640-port equivalent with 128 Gbit/s (4 x 32 Gbit/s) UltraScale ICL ports (32 Gbit/s x 4 QSFP ports)

Port Types

FC32-48/FC32-64 port blade: F Port, E Port, EX Port, M Port, SIM, and D Port

SX6 Extension Blade: F Port, E Port, and EX Port on FC, and VE Port on GbE

Fiber Channel Blades

FC32-48 port blade provides 48 ports of 32 Gbit/s Gen 6 Fiber Channel

FC32-64 port blade provides 64 ports of 32 Gbit/s Gen 6 Fiber Channel

Extension Blades

SX6 Extension Blade provides Fiber Channel extension (16 x 32 Gbit/s Fiber Channel ports) and IP extension over IP networks (16 x 1/10 GbE and 2 x 40 GbE ports)

Scalability

Full-fabric architecture of 239 switches

Chassis Bandwidth

10.2 Tbit/s per chassis (256 ports x 32 Gbit/s) data rate + 2.048 Tbit/s UltraScale ICL bandwidth (16 x 128 Gbit/s)

20.5 Tbit/s per chassis (512 ports x 32 Gbit/s) data rate + 4.096 Tbit/s UltraScale ICL bandwidth (32 x 128 Gbit/s)

Slot Bandwidth

1,536 Gbit/s (line rate)

Switch Latency

FC32-48/FC32-64 blade at Gen 6 32 Gbit/s speeds: < 780 ns (including FEC); any-port-to-any-port local switching and 2.6 μs blade to blade at 32 Gbit/s, cut-through routing

SX6 blade, Fiber Channel to Fiber Channel: < 780 ns (including FEC) and 2.6 μs any-port-to-any-port at 32 Gbit/s, cut-through routing

Maximum Frame Size

2,112-byte payload

Frame Buffers

15,360 per switching ASIC

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