MetroX® Series

40Gb/s Long-Haul InfiniBand Switch Systems

MetroX® series extends Mellanox’s RDMA solutions to local, campus and metro applications, enabling connections between data centers deployed across multiple geographically distributed sites.

MetroX long-haul systems deliver a high-performance chassis and fabric management solution that enables compute clusters and converged data centers to operate at high scale and any distances of up to 80km.


MetroDX® TX6000

The MetroDX® TX6000 is designed for today's data center bandwidth, latency and density needs, delivering up to 16 ports of 40Gbp/s to a distance of up to 1km.

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MetroX® TX6100

The MetroX® TX6100 extends Mellanox's InfiniBand and Ethernet RDMA solutions from a single-location data center network to a high-performance technology for local, campus and even metro applications. The TX6100 supports 6 long-haul ports running 40Gb/s to a distance of up to 10km

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MetroX® TX6240

The MetroX® TX6240 extends Mellanox's InfiniBand and Ethernet RDMA solutions for metro applications. The TX6240 supports 2 long-haul ports running 40Gb/s to a distance of up to 40km.

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MetroX® TX6280

The MetroX® TX6280 extends Mellanox's InfiniBand and Ethernet RDMA solutions for metro applications. The TX6280 supports 1 long-haul port running 40Gb/s to a distance of up to 80km.

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Long-Haul Systems
  TX6000 TX6100 TX6240 TX6280
Height 1U 1U 2U 2U
Long-Haul Ports 16 6 2 1
Downlink Ports 16 6 2 1
Long-haul Ports Speed FDR10/40GbE FDR10/40GbE FDR10/40GbE FDR10/40GbE
Downlink Ports Speed FDR/40GbE FDR/40GbE FDR/40GbE FDR/40GbE
Max throughput 640Gb/s 240Gb/s 80Gb/s 40Gb/s
Distance 1Km 10Km 40Km 80Km
Latency 0,2us + 5us/km over fibre 0,4us + 5us/km over fibre 0,8us + 5us/km over fibre 1,3us + 5us/km over fibre
QoS 1 Virtual Lane 1 Virtual Lane 1 Virtual Lane 1 Virtual Lane
Management Yes Yes Yes Yes
PSU Redundancy Yes Yes Yes Yes
Target Applications Data Centers Campus Metro Metro






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