HPE Aruba Networking CX 6300 Switch Series
The Aruba CX 6300 Switch Series is a modern, flexible, and intelligent family of AOS-CX stackable switches ideal for access, aggregation, and data center top-of-rack (TOR) deployments. With a cloud-centric design that combines a fully programmable OS with the Aruba Network Analytics Engine, the Aruba CX 6300 extends industry-leading monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities to the access layer. Support of Aruba NetEdit and the Aruba CX Mobile App verify that configurations are flawless and easy to deploy.
A powerful Aruba Gen7 ASIC architecture delivers fast, non-blocking performance, meaning your network is ready for tomorrow’s unpredictable demands. Aruba Virtual Stacking Framework (VSF) allows for stacking of up to 10 switches, providing scale and simplified management. This flexible series has built-in highspeed uplinks and supports high density IEEE 802.3bt high power PoE with HPE Smart Rate multi-gigabit Ethernet for high speed APs and IoT devices.
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Aruba 6300M 24p HPE Smart Rate 1G/2.5G/5G/10G Class6 PoE and 2p 50G and 2p 25G Switch
24x ports SmartRate 100M/1G/2.5G/5G/10G BaseT Class 6 PoE ports supporting up to 60W per port
2x 10G/25G/50G SFP ports
2x 10G/25G SFP ports (MACSEC)
Supports PoE Standards IEEE 802.3af, 802.3at and 802.3bt (up to 60W)
1x USB-C Console Port
1x RJ Console Port
1x OOBM port
1x USB Type A Host port
1x Bluetooth dongle to be used with CX Mobile App
- Stackable Layer 3 switches with BGP, EVPN, VXLAN, VRF, and OSPF with robust security and QoS. Now supporting MACsec 256, PTP, AVB and LRM.
- High performance 880 Gbps system switching capacity, 660 MPPS of system throughput and up to 200 Gbps stacking bandwidth.
- Series includes full density HPE Smart Rate (1/2.5/5GbE) multi-gigabit and up to 90W PoE, SFP+ model and switch bundle with power-to-port airflow for data center 1GbE ToR and OOBM deployments.
- Built-in high speed 10GbE/25GbE/50GbE uplinks (50GbE for DAC connectivity only) with intelligent monitoring and visibility via Aruba Network Analytics Engine.
- Manage via single pane of glass with Aruba Central across wired, wireless, and WAN.
Aruba Dynamic Segmentation enables enhanced security and simple access for users and IoT.
- New Aruba Data Center Networking Solution SKU (R9F63A) for HPE integrated and mixed use HPE compute, storage and Aruba networking configuration and deployments.
Automation and Analytics
The Aruba CX 6300 Switch Series delivers unparalleled visibility with built-in analytics for real-time monitoring and troubleshooting to help fix problems faster. The Aruba Network Analytics Engine (NAE) automatically interrogates and analyzes events that can impact network health.
Advanced telemetry and automation provide the ability to easily identify and troubleshoot network, system, application and security related issues easily, through the use of Python agents and REST APIs.
The Time Series Database (TSDB) stores configuration and operational state data, making it available to quickly resolve network issues.
Aruba NetEdit support provides automation that allows for rapid network-wide changes, and helps ensure policy conformance post network updates.
Performance and Power
The Aruba CX 6300 Switch Series uses a fully distributed architecture with Aruba Gen7 ASICs that deliver very low latency, increased packet buffering, and adaptive power consumption. All switching and routing are wire-speed to meet the demands of bandwidth-intensive applications.
Aruba Virtual Switching Framework (VSF) allows you to quickly grow your network using high performance front plane stacking. Four built-in QSFP28 ports support speeds of 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, and 50GbE (50GbE for DAC connectivity only) for a total of up to 200 Gbps of stacking throughput per switch.
Deploy wireless access points and IoT devices with Aruba CX 6300 models that offer high density HPE Smart Rate multi-gigabit Ethernet with 60W PoE on every port for a total of 2880W of PoE.
48 port switch bundle with power-to-port airflow designed for top-of-rack (TOR) and out-of-band-management (OOBM) data center deployments.
The Aruba CX 6300 Switch Series supports Aruba Dynamic Segmentation that automatically applies and enforces user, device, and application-aware policies on Aruba wired and wireless infrastructures.
Automated device profiling, role-based access control, and Layer 7 firewall features deliver enhanced visibility and performance for a better overall experience for both IT and end-users alike.
Switch-to-switch tunnels enable scalable multi-tenancy support with VXLAN to VRF mapping, while allowing policy application via user roles.
New Aruba Data Center Networking Solution SKUs for HPE
Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Aruba offer customers highly differentiated pre-engineered IT infrastructure solutions that span a wide variety HPE compute, storage, networking that span virtualization, vSAN, HCI, HPC, MCS, Microsoft, SAP HANA, Vmware, Nutanix application and IaaS service offerings.
Aruba 10/25 and 40/100G CX switches can be deployed as part of these solutions and is often designed into these integrated solutions along with HPE ProLiant DL/DX servers, SimpliVity, Nimble, Synergy, Cray Shasta, Cray ClusterStor, Superdome Flex and HPE GreenLake.
These ready-to-deploy, integrated IT data center solutions help simplify and speed IT service delivery while reducing the time, risk, and expertise needed to deploy complex solutions.
Use these new tracking SKUs (R9FXXX) when Aruba CX switches are included in HPE integrated and mixed compute, storage and networking configuration and deployments.
* Prices may vary based on local reseller.