Dell Networking MXL

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Allowing data centers to build on existing Ethernet or FC infrastructures, Dell MXL switches offer support for converged Ethernet and FC-based storage applications.

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High Performance

Delivering unprecedented bandwidth capacity, Dell MXL 10/40GbE switches are an industry-first as 40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) enabled blade server switches. Designed to fit within a Dell PowerEdge M1000e blade chassis, Dell MXL switches endow the M1000e with ultra-low latency, optimized density and high scalability.

Advanced Technology

A leader in innovation, Dell’s MXL 10/40GbE switches are equipped with the latest and greatest switching technologies. Featuring support for data center bridging (DCB), Dell MXL switches also come equipped with the feature-rich Dell Force10 operating system (FTOS) for layer 2 and layer 3 switching support, automated workload mobility, an industry-standard CLI and more.

Converge SAN and LAN

Featuring exceptional port density and rapid local switching, Dell MXL 10/40GbE switches use both the Local Area Network (LAN) and the Storage Area Network (SAN) to connect M1000e blade enclosures to their top-of-rack switch through an FCoE Initialization Protocol, or FIP snooping, process.